Saturday, September 11, 2010

Surname Saturday - Robinson

My husband has a line of Robinsons in his ancestry that is different than the one in my family.  Today I present his Robinson line beginning with Edward.

Edward Robinson was born about 1616 in England.  His will was recorded on 18 May 1686 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island. He mentions both his sons by his wife Margaret Hall, Francis and Edward, in this document.

Francis Robinson was born after 1680 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island.  He married Elisabeth about 1712 in Westerly, Rhode Island.

John Robinson was born about 1713.  He married Mary Irish on August 23, 1733 in Westerly, Rhode Island.  They had sons John, Daniel and Rowland.  John died about 1777 in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island.

John Robinson was born after 1738 in Westerly.  He married Elizabeth Wells about 1762 in Hopkinton, Rhode Island.  He died after 1790.

Mary "Polly" Robinson was born 14 November 1762.  She married Thomas Wells in February 1782.  She died on May 22, 1842 and was buried at First Hopkinton Cemetery, Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island.

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