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George Robins, Gent.

Birthplace: Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: before September 2, 1698
Talbot County, Maryland, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Husband of Margaret Robins
Father of Thomas Robins, of "Peach Blossom"

Occupation: attorney,merchant, and planter
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About George Robins, Gent.

Not descended from Obedience Robins or his immediate ancestors, but possibly a collateral relative at some generations' remove.


George Robins (1635-1698), immigrated in 1671 and was a Gent, upon arrival. Robins resided at "Job's Content" in Talbot County, and was manager of a plantation venture with Thomas Robins (1640-1700) [his first cousin].

An attorney,merchant, and planter, Robins served as a justice of Talbot County from 1685 to 1689, as coroner of Talbot County from 1677 to 1689, and as a vestryman of St. Peter's Church, Talbot County. He was a strong opponent of the Protestant Associators in 1689.

Robins married

  1. first, (full name unknown), of England
  2. in 1672 in Talbot County, Maryland, to Margaret, widow of Nicholas Goldsborough (ca. 1640-1670), daughter of Abraham Howes.

Children with first wife

  • John Robins, of England
  • Jane Robins, who married Edward Chibsey, of England;

Children with second wife

  • Thomas (1672 - 1720) married 1) Susanna Vaughn 2) Elizabeth Standley
  • George;
  • William (?-1702/3); and
  • Lambert (?-1697)
  • Mary


George Robins 16.174 A TA 286.10.6 53.12.8 Sep 2 1698

George Plater, Esq., Mr. Robert Carvile, Maj. Smithson, Francis Sutton, Thomas Delehay, Mr, John Salter, Hr. John Pope, Mr, Samuell Weathers, Mr. John Edmondson, Mr. Richard Macklin, Dr. Andrew Imbert, John Carver, James Rayle, Dr. Benson, widow Catterson, William Jones, Mr, Executor: Thomas Robins.

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Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 37
Talbot County, Province of Maryland, Colonial America
September 2, 1698
Age 63
Talbot County, Maryland, Colonial America