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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[1] 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...)