Maj. John Robins

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Maj. John Robins

Birthplace: Cherrystone, Accomac Shire, Virginia
Death: May 28, 1709 (73)
Cherrystone, Northampton County, Virginia
Place of Burial: Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Obedience Robins and Grace Robins
Husband of Esther Robins
Father of Obedience Robins; Maj. John Robins; Edward Robins; Thomas Robins, of Chincoteague; Littleton Robins and 3 others
Brother of Dorothea Andrews; Obedience Robins, Il; Mary Cowdrey and Frances Pigot
Half brother of Margaret? Robins; Col. William Waters and Margaret Waters

Managed by: James Michael McCullough, Jr.
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About Maj. John Robins

Col. Obedience Robins I, chirurgeon, b. April 16, 1601, in Long Buckby, Eng., son of Richard & Dorothy Robins, arrived in Virginia by 1628. He was appointed one of the first commissioners [justices] of Accomack Co. in 1632, was six times a member of the House of Burgesses, and a member of the Council. Col. Robins settled on a 950 a. tract "Salt Grove" or "Cherrystone" on Cherristone Creek, n.w. of modern-day Cheriton in Northampton Co. which passed to his son, Major John Robins, and continued in the family until 1866.


Maj John ROBINS [I] b 5 Jul 1636 d 18 May 1709 m 9 Jan 1662

m Ester LITTLETON b 1646 d < 1709, daughter of Col Nathaniel LITTLETON and Ann SOUTHEY. John [I] & Ester had eight surviving children

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Maj. John Robins's Timeline

May 7, 1636
Cherrystone, Accomac Shire, Virginia
July 6, 1636
Age 28
April 29, 1669
Age 32
Saltgrove, Northampton County, Virginia
Age 34
Northampton County, Virginia, United States
Age 36
Cape Charles, Northampton County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Age 38
Northampton County, Virginia
Age 38
Age 43