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Edwin Robinson

Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
Death: 1777 (39)
Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Robinson
Husband of Susannah Robinson
Father of Sylvia M. Barnes

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About Edwin Robinson

Edward Robinson was born 15 Feb 1737 in Hopkinton, Washington Co., Rhode Island, and died Abt. 1777 in Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. He married Susannah Rathbun before 1761 in probably Stonington, New London, Conn., or, Hopkinton, Washington Co., R.I., daughter of Joshua Rathbun and Mary Wightman. She was born 24 Apr 1742 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut, and died 1812 in Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.


Children of EDWARD ROBINSON and SUSANNAH RATHBUN are:

i. EDWARD ROBINSON, b. 16 Jun 1763, Stonington, New London, Connecticut; d. Dec 1836, Scipio, Cayuga Co., New York; m. (1) WEALTHY TRACY, 24 Oct 1784, Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; b. 17 Mar 1765, Preston, New London, Connecticut; d. 10 Dec 1786, Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; m. (2) EUNICE RIX, Abt. 1787, Richmond, Massachusetts; b. 03 Jul 1765, Preston Twp., New London Co., Connecticut; d. 24 Aug 1834, Scipioville, Cayuga Co., New York.

ii. ANNA ROBINSON, b. 1764, Stonington, New London Co., CT; d. 04 Mar 1800, Peru, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; m. PARKER HALL, Abt. 1778; b. 01 Feb 1751/52, Charlestown, Washington Co., RI.

iii. JOHN ROBINSON, b. 1767, Stonington, New London, Connecticut; m. ANNA. iv. SUSANNAH ROBINSON, b. 1771, Stonington, New London, Connecticut; d. 1796.

v. MARY ROBINSON, b. Abt. 1772, Stonington, New London, Conn.; m. JEREMIAH HALL.

vi. SYLVIA TAYLOR ROBINSON, b. 05 Mar 1772, Stonington, New London, Connecticut; d. 03 Apr 1850, Pompey, Onondaga Co., NY; m. THOMAS BARNES, Abt. 1797, (Pompey?), Onondaga, New York; b. 14 Mar 1762, Southington, Hartford Co., CT; d. 1808, Niagara Co., N.Y..

vii. DAVID ROBINSON, b. 1775, Stonington, New London, Connecticut.

viii. MARTHA OR POLLY ROBINSON, b. 01 Mar 1776, Stonington, New London, Connecticut; m. ANDREW HIBBARD, 15 May 1797, Dalton, Berkshire, Massachusetts; b. 02 Oct 1774, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut; d. Pompey, Onondaga Co., New York.

ix. WAITSTILLE ROBINSON, b. 1779, Stonington, New London, Connecticut; d. Bef. 01 Dec 1800, Stonington, New London, Connecticut?.

Berkshire Genealogist Quarterly Vol 25 # 2 page 59

Edward Robinson Probate Docket 938

Docket contains a disposition of inventory for Edward Robinson presented to the probate December 8, 1778 by Daniel Rathburn and Amos Rathburn before Timothy Edwards, Judge of Probate. There was also an inventory of live stock and personal items.

Berkshire Genealogist Quarterly Vol 15 #2 page 59 EXCUSES EXCUSES From Berkshire County, Massachusetts Registry of Probate Docket # 938 December, 1778 Estate of Edward Robinson- Appraisers Report. "It is to be observed and remembered that the reason why the within inventory was not taken sooner after the decease of Edward Robinson, late of Richmond was because of continual alarms and great distress caused by the enemy and the militia all most all called away for the defense of the country.

Docket 939 distribution of the Real Estate of Edward Robinson late of Richmond deceased in the manner following:

To Susannah Johnson the said deceased Widow we set off for her Dower or thirds one half the dwelling ( description of land) Also a tract of land adjoining the house (description of land)

To Edward Robinson oldest son of the said Edward Robinson deceased we assigned one half the Dwelling (describing one half the dwelling and buildings)also a tract of land adjoing the barn (description of land)

To John second son of the said Edward Robinson deceased we assigned a tract of land (description of land)

To Waitstille fourth son of the said Edward Robinson deceased we assigned a tract of land (description of land)

To David third son of the said Edward Robinson deceased we assigned a tract of land (description of land

To Anne oldest daughter of the said Edward Robinson late of Richmond deceased we assigned a tract of land (description of land)

To Sylvia fourth daughter of the said Edward Robinson deceased we assigned a tract of land ( description of land)

To Susannah, third daughter if the said Edward Robinson deceased we assigned a tract of land (description of land)

To Mary second daughter of the said Edward Robinson deceased we assigned a tract of land (description of land)

To Martha fifth daughter of the said Edward Robinson deceased we assigned a tract of land (description of land)

The above land and building are assigned to the hires at the rate of money at two for one agreeable to the inventory

Daniel Rathburn and Amos Rathburn Administrator and Guardian recorded August 3, 1779

(Probate notes courtesy of Marilyn Steward)

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Edwin Robinson's Timeline

1737
February 15, 1737
Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island, United States
1772
March 5, 1772
Age 35
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1777
1777
Age 39
Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
1777
Age 39