m. 13 Jun 1774
Facts and Events
Biography of James Robinson
James Robinson, son of Stephen Robinson, Sr., and Elizabeth (Holland)Robinson, was born 26 January 1780 in Cumberland County, Virginia, and died 16 October 1853 in Wilson County, Tennessee. James Robinson was married to Elizabeth Fite, daughter of Leonard Fite and Margaret (Crosse) Fite. Elizabeth was born about 1783 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. She died in 1864. James is listed in his father's will which was probated in 1835 in Smith County, Tennessee:
On 25 Mar 1851, James Robinson gave to his daughters, Sally Jennings, wife of Wilie Jennings and his daughter Martha Ann, wife of George Martin and their children the following slaves, to wit, Carly and Elijah. Recorded in Wilson County Trust Deed Book LL, pp28-29.
James and Elizabeth had at least twelve children who are listed in his will: daughters; Elizabeth Truett, Sarah Jennings, Catherine Turner, Peggy Anderson's heirs, Nancy Jennings, Matilda Pritchett, Martha A Martin, and sons; Edward Robinson, Stephen Robinson, Moses Robinson, John Robinson, and William F Robinson. James and Elizabeth are are reported to be buried at Talley Graveyard at Roundtop near Alexandria in Wilson County, Tennessee.
James Robinson died 21 Nov 1853 and his will, dated 14 Feb 1853, was entered for probate and recorded 20 Dec 1853 in Wilson County, Tennessee on page 63.