Harvey Ray Robinson

23 October 1931–14 August 1993 (Age 61)
District 1819, Berrien, Georgia, United States

The Life of Harvey Ray

When Harvey Ray Robinson was born on 23 October 1931, in District 1819, Berrien, Georgia, United States, his father, Charlie Howard Robinson, was 35 and his mother, Havanah Odessa Taylor, was 33. He married Joanna Fay Kindig on 17 January 1953, in Sewart Air Force Base, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 14 August 1993, in Lake City, Columbia, Florida, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Ray Robinson
Joanna Fay Kindig
Marriage: 17 January 1953
Daniel Ray Robinson

Spouse and Children

17 January 1953
Sewart Air Force Base, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings





    Reese Reba Robinson


    Eugene Robinson


    Verna Robinson


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 10

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 17

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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)

  • Ray Robinson in household of Charlie Robinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harvey Ray Robinson, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Ray Robinson in entry for Muriel Leah Willis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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