Emily Harriett Robinson

26 July 1866–10 January 1925 (Age 58)
Wyoming, Otoe, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Emily Harriett

When Emily Harriett Robinson was born on 26 July 1866, in Wyoming, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, her father, Jeremiah Lagdon Robinson, was 36 and her mother, Mary Harriet Osborn, was 33. She married Jesse Willes on 30 April 1886, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 10 January 1925, in Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Jesse Willes
Emily Harriett Robinson
Marriage: 30 April 1886
Leo Willes
Earl Willes
Jessie Priscilla Willes
Harriett Willis
Viola Willes
George Bryan Willes
William Merrill Willes
Julia Rachel Willes
Arthur Lagdon Willes
Walter Evan Willes

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  • Marriage
    30 April 1886Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Nebraska is the 37th state.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 16
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Robin , a pet form of Robert , + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans.French: from a pet form of the personal name Robin .West Indian (including Haiti) and Guyanese: most likely not (only) of English or French origin as in 1 above and 2 above, but also, if not mostly, from the related name of the famous Daniel Defoe's literary character Robinson Crusoe (from a novel first published in 1719).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (34)

    • Emily Robinson in entry for William Merrill Willes Miller, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Emily Robinson in household of Jerimiah Robinson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Emma Robison in entry for Merrill Willes and Violet Barney, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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