Thomas Robinson North

13 January 1909–September 1974 (Age 65)
Dannemora, Dannemora, Clinton, New York, United States

The Life of Thomas Robinson

When Thomas Robinson North was born on 13 January 1909, in Dannemora, Dannemora, Clinton, New York, United States, his father, Charles Henry North, was 40 and his mother, Luella Barber Robinson, was 36. He married Elizabeth Gordon about 1931, in New York, United States. He died in September 1974, in Plattsburgh, Clinton, New York, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Plattsburgh, Clinton, New York, United States.

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Thomas Robinson North
Elizabeth Gordon
Marriage: about 1931

Spouse and Children

about 1931
New York, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 8

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 18

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name, from Middle English north ‘north’, for someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement ( compare Norrington 1), or a regional name for someone who had migrated from the north. Compare Norris 1.2 Irish: regional name for someone from Ulster, the northern area of Ireland, in part as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ultaigh ( see McNulty ) or (in Westmeath) of Ultach.3 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas North in household of Luella North, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tom R North in household of Luella R North, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas R Norton in household of Charles H Norton, "United States Census, 1910"

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