Person:Obedience Robins (1)

Obedience Robins
m. 1634
  1. Dorothea Robins
  2. Frances Robins
  3. Obedience Robins - Bef 1682/83
  4. Maj. John Robins1636 - Bef 1709
  5. Mary RobinsAbt 1642 - Abt 1690
Facts and Events
Name Obedience Robins
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] Abt 1601 Northamptonshire, England
Christening[1] 26 Apr 1601 Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, England
Marriage 1634 Colony of Virginiato Lady Grace O'Neill
Will[3] 30 Dec 1662 Northampton, Virginianon-cupative will filed by William Waters and Grace Robins
Death[2][3] Abt 1662 Northampton, Virginia
  1. 1.0 1.1 England. Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. (FamilySearch,, Findmypast).

    Name Obedience Robbens
    Gender Male
    Christening: 26 Apr 1601, LONG BUCKBY,NORTHAMPTON,ENGLAND
    Father's Name Richard Robbens
    Source: FHL Book No. 942.55 B3 V26V

  2. Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., c1915)
    Vol I, p. 121 available on FamilySearch.

    b. 16 April 1600, son of Thomas and (Bulkelay) Robins of Brackley, Northamptonshire, England
    came to Virginia, age 21 [abt 1621] with brother Edward, settled first in Jamestown
    purchased land 1628 in Accomac [now Northampton] in 1628
    member of House of Burgesses, 1629-30, 1639, 1644, 1652
    d. 1662, with descendants

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Wilheit, Mary Catherine, "Obedience Robins of Accomack: 17th-Century Strategies for Success". Thesis submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies, Texas A&M University, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts, Dec 1997.

    p. 2, Obedience Robins was the second son of Richard Robins of Long Buckby. He is sometimes incorrectly said to be the son of Thomas and Mary Bulkley Robins of Brackley
    p.8 - immigrated to Virginia probably about 1626
    p. 85 non-cupative will filed 30 Dec 1662 by William Waters and Grace Robins, although Obedience Robins name remains in Court records through 1662, creating some confusion as to actual date of death.