Edmond Lincoln Robson

14 January 1870–1 July 1951 (Age 81)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Edmond Lincoln

When Edmond Lincoln Robson was born on 14 January 1870, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Matthew Robson, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Clay, was 27. He lived in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Santa Cruz Judicial Township, Santa Cruz, California, United States in 1940. He died on 1 July 1951, in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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Matthew Robson
Sarah Clay
Catherine Isabell Robson
Robert W Robson
Edmond Lincoln Robson
Charles Percy Robson
Harry Robson

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 2
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
Age 9
Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
Age 24
Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Rob, a short form of Robert .

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

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Sources (11)

  • Edmond L Robson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edmund L Robson in household of Matthew Robson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edmond Lincoln Robson, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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