Fred Franklin Robinson

5 October 1908–8 October 1989 (Age 81)
Summers, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Fred Franklin

When Fred Franklin Robinson was born on 5 October 1908, in Summers, West Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Lawson Robinson, was 25 and his mother, Nannie Elizabeth V Wood, was 23. He married Jay L Greer on 26 December 1931, in Beckley, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Slab Fork District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1940 and Sophia, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1998. He died on 8 October 1989, in Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Franklin Robinson
Jay L Greer
Marriage: 26 December 1931
Franklin Benny Robinson
Robert Robinson

Spouse and Children

26 December 1931
Beckley, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Lawson Robinson


    Nannie Elizabeth V Wood




World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Robinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fred Robinson in household of H L Robinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Robinson in household of Henry L Robinson, "United States Census, 1920"

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