Last name: Robinson
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My dad's name was Wilfred Alexander Robinson. He was born in the parish of Portland April 30 1914. His father's who was a member of the R.A.F in World War I was Robert Robinson. probably we could be related.
i love the fact that my last name has loads of poeple connected to it
I love learning about my family origin
Cool been telling my mrs for ages i am from good anglo saxon stock!
I've done some research on this surname, and found out that English Robinsons and those of Irish and/or Scottish decent had different bloodline roots. My family is of Scottish descent, and our family crest is different colors than that of the green and gold crest of English Robinsons. Additionally, I found out that most Robinsons from Scotland can be traced back to Jewish roots, and the Scot meaning of Robinson is a derivative of older language that means "Son of Rabbi". My Scottish ancestors were pre-Civil War plantation owners from Tifton, GA (southeast of Atlanta, GA). They were reportedly one of the few families that owned slaves that treated their slaves well, so most of the slaves stayed on the plantation after the war and share-cropped the land took on the Robinson surname. This is one of the reasons why there are so many African Americans with the name "Robinson". One famous African American that has roots in that area is Ray Charles Robinson (Ray Charles), which I am nearly certain can trace his surname back to my Scottish ancestors. Some of the Scottish Robinsons are believed to have been in the same clan and supporters of "Robert the Bruce", who picked up the freedom gauntlet from William Wallace, and won Scotland's freedom from the English. My Great Grandfather's name was John Robinson (a common first name in the Robinson family). I don't know much about the rest of the family in Georgia, because my Great Grandmother and John Robinson divorced when my Grandfather, Arthur D. Robinson, was just a little boy. (long story about that) My Great Grandmother won custody of my Grandfather and left the state and settled in Tennessee...completely severing all ties with the Georgia Robinsons (they tried to take my Grandfather away from her, she said). If anyone has roots in Georgia, specifically Tifton, please leave a message here. I will check back here. Or you can find me on Facebook with the user name PJRobinson59. I have a Scottish Robinson crest incorporated into my Timeline banner. We DO have an awesome surname, but it is advised to check which country you are from to know what it's origin and true meaning is. I had to go through many geneology sites, and family crest sites, to eek out most of the information I gave here.
Hi I am Gerald Robinson son of Edwin Robinson of Jamaica my father had several brothers who came to England in the early 60s. I believe my fathers father was a man of the cloth in st Anns Jamaica, my father married to a woman with the surname of Simon or Johnson who is my mother as we don't get on my mother and I hardly talk.
Hi its Gerald robinson i forgot to add my fathers brothers came from jamaica in the 60s and lived in dudley birmingham , my email is email@example.com
Hi i have Robinson connections ,would anyone like to swap information etc . from Heather
I'm from Durham and I have looked into my history and surname and I'm of Viking and Norse ancestry with links to the king of Vestfold Norway and Robin Lockley AKA Robin Hood.
I have been looking into family history and are directly related to Edwin born Burton Upon Trent Stafford married to Mary Batterman Guildart, son of Danial Robinson and I believe mother was Hannah Fish I would be pleased to gain further Information Regards John
Does anybody have any information on Ann E Stark who worked as a domestic for Elizabeth Robinson and her daughter Harriet in the Hull area of Yorkshire? This would have been around 1900. Any link appreciated. Thankyou.
My Robinson line left Londonderry and arrived in NY on the William and Mary of NY in 1804. Parents were John and Jane Robinson (DOB 1764). They had about 8 children, one being James Samuel Robinson who I descend from. James (DOB c 1792) ended up in what is not Summit Co, OH (Akron) by 1810 and served in the war of 1812. James remained in that area until he died in 1863, his son William and descendants continued living in the same area. I have not been able to trace John or Jane so cannot determine if they also were in that same area of Ohio as I would suspect. Anyone on the list familiar with this branch of the Robinson family?
My dad was Ernest Walter Robinson of Hinckley in Leicestershire. All my ancesters came from Hinckey back to Thomas the Tanner born 1640 (that's as far as I can get back). They were mostly farmers and Thomas Robinson born 1717 was a yeoman and made trustee of the town of Hinckley. If anyone else has a connection to these Robinsons, I would love to hear from you.
My father's name is Walter J Robinson III. My father was born in New Orleans, La. I have a very large family with the last name of Robinson. My grandfather (my father's father) was Walter J Robinson Jr. and was from Mobile, AL and grandmother's name (my father's mother) is Dorothy M Robinson (maiden name Rhodes) from Jackson, MS. My great grandfather's name was Walter J Robinson Sr. (my father's grandfather), and was also from Mobile, AL. My great grandmother (my father's grandmother) name was Gertrude Rhodes (I don't know her middle initial but her maiden name was Carter), from Jackson, MS. That's all I have right now. I would appreciate any help I can get on tracing the original roots of my Robinson family.
I am looking for my biological father, David Michael Robinson, and any other family out there that might know this man. God Bless!!
I've often read of the second possible root of the Robinson being "rabbi". There are Jewish Robinsons around today. Any thoughts?
Hi, I have Robinson familythe furthest back I have is George born 1793 Midddlesex, it appears the family lived St Giles In the Fields and later moved to Northamptonshire, does anyone have any info/connections?? would be great to hear from you :)
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ruth ann robinson got married in collinsville, illinois. what is ruth anns' married name
And if your black with this last name, you got this last name from the slave master who removed your entire past from existence and forced his last name upon you.
I am a Robinson from South Africa... I don't know much about my family history but from word of mouth I believe my fathers Grand father was Brian or Brett Robinson from Ireland who belonged to the McDugan clan.. arriving by ship he married a Van Der Merwe and the rest is history.. does anyone know the roots of the Robinson surname in South Africa? I would love to find my roots
Barbara Holiff, nee Robinson
My father David emigrated from Ballymena, Antrim County, Northern Ireland in 1909 along with siblings James, Sarah (Sadie), Agnes, Mary and Jeanie (Jennie), landing in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and taking up life in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where new siblings Arthur, Margaret (Pinkie), Arletta (Lettie) and Robert William (Buster) were born. Parents were Arthur Robinson (Nov.16.1873-Oct.8.1955) and Jeanie Bonnar nee Porter. Our branch of the family has been traced back to my great-grandparents James Robinson (1829-1913) and Sarah, nee Arthur; their son Robert, like his brother Arthur, also immigrated to Canada. There may have been other siblings who came to Canada, but some of my ancestors landed in the USA, and reside in Pennsylvania and area. This information was researched by a daughter of Robert, who published a remarkable Robinson family history book. Perhaps it will be helpful to others.
Nico Philip Robinson
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My Robinson dates back to early 1600. Rev John Robinson decided that that his church should start a new colony. The Mayflower would make this possible. But since there were too many elderly parishioners, he would stay behind with them. Very Cool!!!
Abdou Wahab Robinson
I have never been told about the history of my family
Ms. Jermaine Y. Robinson
Any Robinsons from the D.C. area.? My grandmother was married to James Robinson, also my dad's name. My grandmother , Ailene Robinson, originated from Raleigh, North CAROLINA. I believe she had 5 siblings, one brother. My great grandmother was Cherokee and my great grand father was angle saxon. His name was Freeland Winters, not sure if I'm spelling it right. Don't know much. About my dad's father though, James Robinson.
My grandad was from county louth dundurk in Ireland his name is JAMES ROBINSON any one else with family for there who could be my relatives thank you. MARK JAMES ROBINSON.
This is really informative. Its nice to know I'm not the only one with this last name. Technically all Robinson's are family
My grandparents are Robinson from Illinois but their parents came to America from Ireland/Scotland. I'm doing our ancestry heritage and it's so rewarding.
Jorge Horacio Robinson
I am the grandson of Edwin Robinson born in Vienna, Austria on October 25, 1890 ... I'm looking data sister of my grandfather, of British nationality and details of my great-grandfather Henry Robinson
James Scott Robinson
My branch of Robinsons have been traced to Scotland. There Robinson is a sept of the clan Gunn, believed to be founded by a Viking named Eric the Black who settled in northern Scotland in the 8th or 9th century. Gave up raiding and became a crofter (?). My grandfather's name was John Donald Robinson from Gallipolis Ohio. Don't have the funds to explore further. Anybody who would have info on this I would love to hear it.