Maurice Henry Robinson

Brief Life History of Maurice Henry

When Maurice Henry Robinson was born on 4 December 1903, in Titusville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William G. Robinson, was 27 and his mother, Grace Lyle, was 22. He married Barbara Ellen Stropes on 8 March 1926, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. He lived in Oil Creek Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 October 1991, in Westerville, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Maurice Henry Robinson
Barbara Ellen Stropes
Marriage: 8 March 1926

Sources (8)

  • Maurice Robinson in household of William G Robinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maurice H. Robinson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Maurice H Robinson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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1916 · City

In 1916, Westerville became the first town/village [?] in Ohio to adopt a council-manager form of city government.


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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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