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Anna Robinson (Walraven)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Death: Died in New Castle, DE, USA
Place of Burial: New Castle, DE, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Walraven Jansen de Voss and Christina Ollesdotter
Wife of Edward Robinson
Mother of Catharina Robinson; Israel Robinson; Margareta Robinson; Jesper Robinson; Robert Robinson and 5 others
Sister of Hendrick Walraven; Gisbert (Jesper) Walraven; Aeltie Walraven; Jonas Walraven; Maria Brown and 1 other
Half sister of Adam Stedham; Lucas Stedham, Sr.; Erasmus Asmund Stedham; Benedictus Benjamin Stedham; Elizabeth Stedham and 3 others

Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
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About Anna Robinson

Anna Walraven married prior to 1700 to Edward Robinson, he was born in England in 1676, who had arrived in America at the age of 8 and became the first Englishman to serve as a trustee of Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church. They had seven children who grew to adulthood and married:

  • Joshua Robinson, who married by 1720 a woman named Maria.
  • Catharina Robinson, who married Henry Snicker (son of Hendrick Jöransson) on 1 November 1720; 2nd, Måns Justis, 8 August 1756.
  • Israel Robinson, who married Elizabeth Hendrickson (daughter of John Hendrickson and Brita Mattson) by 1723.
  • Margareta Robinson, who married Charles Springer, Jr. (son of Charles Springer and Maria Hendrickson) by 1723.
  • Jesper Robinson, who married Magdalena Springer (daughter of Charles Springer and Maria Hendrickson) on 11 November 1725.
  • Robert Robinson, who married Catharina Derickson (daughter of Zacharias Derickson and Helena Van der Veer) by 1730.
  • Jonas Robinson, who married Rebecca Cleneay (daughter of William Cleneay and Maria Springer) on 19 May 1736.

After the death of Anna before 1714, Edward Robinson remarried several times: first to Margaret Claesson, daughter of Jacob and Grety Claesson (by whom he had three additional children); second to Elizabeth, widow of Matthias Peterson; third to Sarah Empson Bird, widow of Thomas Bird; fourth to Ingeborg Tussey Sinnex, widow of John Sinnex. Edward Robinson died 31 May 1761.

Source: Article on Christina Ollesdotter and her Walraven descendants, printed in the Swedish Colonial News in 2006. http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/WALRAVEN/2009-04/1239934353

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Anna Robinson's Timeline

1676
1676
New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, United States
1700
1700
Age 24
New Castle, DE, USA
1701
1701
Age 25
New Castle, DE, USA
1703
1703
Age 27
New Castle, DE, USA
1705
1705
Age 29
New Castle, DE, USA
1707
January 4, 1707
Age 31
New Castle, DE, USA
1707
Age 31
DE, USA
1710
1710
Age 34
New Castle, DE, USA
1711
1711
Age 35
New Castle, DE, USA
1712
1712
Age 36
New Castle, DE, USA