William Jesse Robinson

13 February 1885–23 June 1966 (Age 81)
Hooper, Weber, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of William Jesse

When William Jesse Robinson was born on 13 February 1885, in Hooper, Weber, Utah Territory, United States, his father, William Foster Robinson, was 21 and his mother, Esther Diana Baker, was 19. He married Polly Annie Meservy on 11 December 1907, in Roy, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1935 and Clinton, Davis, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 23 June 1966, in Roy, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Roy, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jesse Robinson
Polly Annie Meservy
Marriage: 11 December 1907
Thora Betsy Robinson
Mildred Esther Robinson
Arel Annie Robinson
Ira James Robinson
Lloyd Jesse Robinson
Glenn William Robinson

Spouse and Children

11 December 1907
Roy, Weber, Utah, United States


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 11

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

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Story Highlight

An interview with Serepta Julia Baker Garner

Material obtained directly from Serepta Julia Etta Baker Garner by Granddaughter Irene Platt Geilman and Granddaughter in law Jean B. Platt. Some of the material was found on a copy of a tape made by …

Sources (3)

  • William  Jesse Robinson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William J Robinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wm Jesse Robinson, "United States Census, 1940"

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