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Stephen Robinson, Sr. (abt. 1754-1835)
This week, WeRelate looks at the Person Page of Stephen Robinson, Sr., born abt. 1754 in Cumberland County, Virginia, son of Edward Robinson, Sr. (abt. 1730-1781) and his wife Judith (1735-1806). Stephen married Elizabeth Holland, daughter of Dr George Holland and his first wife, Sarah Ford, on 13 June 1774 in Louisa County, Virginia. Stephen and Elizabeth Holland Robinson had eleven children: George, Polly, Stephen, Archer, John, who was born near Nashville in 1778/1779, James, Jane (Jenny), Sally, Edward, Nancy and Augustin. Stephen fought in the Revolution, serving as a private in the Militia of Virginia. His service is listed in the Auditor's Account Book XVIII, at the Virginia State Archives in Richmond, VA as a Revolutionary War Veteran, Virginia line, paid 19 Apr 1784 for 1781 service. He is also listed in Gwathmey's Historical Register of Virginians in the Revolution. This Person Page, is a good example of the type of Person Page that you can add to WeRelate for your ancestors. (learn more...)
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