Cyrus Dwight Robinson

13 July 1822–6 November 1906 (Age 84)
Wattsburg, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Cyrus Dwight

When Cyrus Dwight Robinson was born on 13 July 1822, in Wattsburg, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Lyman Robinson, was 26 and his mother, Susan Sears, was 23. He married Elizabeth D Davison on 13 March 1845. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in California, United States in 1870 and Arena Judicial Township, Mendocino, California, United States in 1880. He died on 6 November 1906, in Gualala, Mendocino, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Gualala, Mendocino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Dwight Robinson
Elizabeth D Davison
Marriage: 13 March 1845
Cyrus Dwight Robinson Jr.
Frank Lyman Robinson
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Robinson
Adeliah "Delila" Louisa Robinson
Isaac Robinson
Minnie Robinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1845
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 8
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Cyrus Dwight Robinson, by Carolyn Golowka, July 2010

    Mendocino County CA Archives Biographies.....Robinson, Cyrus Dwight July 13, 1822 - November 6, 1906 ************************************************ Copyright. All rights reserved. http://www.usgwar …

    Sources (24)

    • Cyrus D. Robinson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Cyrus D Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Cyrus D Robinson, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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