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William Robinson

Also Known As: "Zolly"
Birthplace: Brusyliv, Zhytomyrs'ka, Ukraine
Death: Died in Chicago, IL, USA
Cause of death: Heart failure
Immediate Family:

Son of Rodinsky and Rodinsky
Husband of Ida Robinson
Father of Isadore Robinson; Jack Robinson; James Robinson; Minnie Adler; Private User and 2 others
Brother of Joesph Rudin

Occupation: Founder Robinon Dairy
Managed by: Private User
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About William Robinson

His name was changed from Zolly or Zave Rudenko by a clerk at the desk at Ellis Island...told him to have an American name " William Robinson " his brother became Joseph Rudin who moved to New York.

William entered the country at the age of 27 in 1904.Ida followed a short time later with Izzy & Jack, the rest of the kids were born here.

This is a link to the ship William Rudenko (Robinson) and his brother Joseph

Rudenko came to America on which sailed from Liverpool to NY on June 11,

1904. Original ships manifest is on Ellis Island site.

Ship was the S.S. Etruria .


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William Robinson's Timeline

Brusyliv, Zhytomyrs'ka, Ukraine
November 12, 1901
Age 26
Brusyliv, Zhytomyrs'ka, Ukraine
December 26, 1903
Age 28
Brusyliv, Zhytomyrs'ka, Ukraine
April 19, 1907
Age 32
October 5, 1909
Age 34
Chicago, IL, USA
Age 36
Chicago, Illinois, United States
February 17, 1914
Age 39
Chicago, IL, USA
July 17, 1917
Age 42
Chicago, IL, USA