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Edward Robinson

Also Known As: "Railroad Conductor"
Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West and Chester, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 18, 1896 (88)
American Fork, Utah County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: American Fork, Utah County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Robinson and Margaret Robinson
Husband of Margaret Grosvenor; Mary Smith and Ann Robinson
Father of Elizabeth Robinson; John Robinson; Richard Smith Robinson; William Smith Robinson; George Heber Robinson and 1 other

Occupation: Railroad Conductor
Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
Last Updated:

About Edward Robinson

Edward was an early pioneer that settled in American Fork. He was the first conductor on the first railroad in the world. The train was known as the Rocket.


  • Residence: Eastham, Cheshire, England - 3 January 1808
  • Residence: Manchester, Lancashire, England - 1841
  • Residence: Lake City, Utah, Utah Territory, United States - 1860
  • Residence: American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States - 1870
  • Residence: American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States - 1880
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Edward Robinson's Timeline

1807
October 16, 1807
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West and Chester, England, United Kingdom
1808
January 3, 1808
Birkenhead, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom
January 3, 1808
(Eastham Parish) Little Sutton, Cheshire, England
1830
November 25, 1830
Age 23
Upton-by-Chester, Cheshire West and Chester, England, United Kingdom
1832
March 10, 1832
Age 24
England
1834
February 3, 1834
Age 26
1840
July 29, 1840
Age 32
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
1847
March 12, 1847
Age 39
Iowa, United States