|. William Henry Robinson, 1840 - 1921, s/o Thomas W. Robinson
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
1 William Henry Robinson,2 (Thomas,1)
. b 25 Aug 1840 Springfirld, Mass; d 12 Sep 1921 Manchester, Hartford Co, Conn, bur East Cem, Manchester "s/o Thomas Robin-
. son and Mary Chapman". See picture of William's, Carrie's, and Jane's tombstone below. This apparently is the same tombstone
. with the names of Thomas "S." and Mary A. Robinson and Annie C. Burd on the end of the stone, and the names of William and
. his two wives on the longer side of the stone, with "Robinson" on the base, and William's children's names on the other two faces
. of the same tombstone. William and Mary may not actually be buried there. Notes on
. The Town of Manchester Plot Card, Lot No 55, Div 2, Section W, East Cem: "No Carrie Burd or Carrie Robinson; Annie C. Burd
. - Date of Interment 09/05/1886 - unknown location in East Cemetery; James C. Burd - age 81 - DOD 3/17/1926 DOT 3/21/1926 -
. unknown location in East Cemetery". Also on this card: George & Henry Robinson, 1 day old twins - born/died Springfield, Mass.
. m(1) Caroline Burd (Carrie), b 1841 Pa (or NJ), d 1878, bur East Cem, "w/o William H. Robinson", d/o Samuel and Mary Bird.
. m(2) ca 1881 to Jane C. Burd (Janie), b 1848 Pa (b Jun 1847 acc to 1900 census), d 1932, "w/o William H. Robinson", d/o Samuel
. and Mary Burd.
. 1850 census, Burd family not located.
. 1860 Philadelphia, Pa census, 20th Ward, p 202, #1281/1623, Sam Bird,44 NJ, carpenter, --, $200, Mary,42 NJ, Wm,20 NJ, Caro-
. line,18 NJ, dress maker, Mary,17 NJ, dress maker, James,15 NJ, Jane,12 NJ, John,9 NJ, Matilda,5 Pa.
. 1870 Philadelphia, Pa census, 20th Ward, p 369, #911/946, Samuel Burd,53 NJ, Mary,52 NJ, William,30 NJ, Jane,21 Pa, John,19
. Pa, laborer, Matilda,16 Pa, Charles,13 Pa, Annie,11 Pa.
. 1880 Philadelphia, Pa census, Dist 626, p 214D, 1500 Garnet St, #172/178, Mary J. Burd,62 NJ, Matilda,27 NJ (wid/div), vest
. maker, Charles G.,23 NJ, barber, Anna M.,20 Pa, embossing, living with John C. and Josephine (?Koctch). (Jane not located.)
. 1870 Tolland Co, Conn census, Bolton, p 12, #104/103, Henry Robbins,29 Mass, carpenter, Caroline,28 Pa, Mary,56 Mass, Frank,
. 18 Conn, works on farm.
. 1880 Hartford Co, Conn census, Manchester, p 183A, #238/303, William H. Robinson,40 Conn (wid/div, Conn,Conn), carpenter,
. Henry,8 Conn, Samuel,4 Conn, Charles,3 Conn, plus one housekeeper. (children's mother b Conn)
. 1900 Hartford Co census, Manchester, ED 195, sheet 12B, 95 Middletown...., #243/271, William H. Robinson, Aug 1840 Mass
. (Mass,Mass), carpenter, Jane C., Jun 1847 Pa (marr 19 yrs, 5 ch, 3 living), Carrie L., Sep 88 Conn, Frack C., Oct 92 Conn,
. Thomas, Apr 1807 Mass (father, wid, Mass,Mass), (no occup), Margaret M. Bronson, Feb 1842 Mass (marr 33 yrs, 2 ch, 1
. living, Scotland, Ireland), boarder.
. 1910 Hartford Co census, Manchester, ED 212, sheet 2A, 95 Middle Turnpike, #23/25, William H. Robinson,69 Mass (2nd marr,
. Mass,Conn), farmer, home frm, Jane C.,62 Pa (1st marr, marr 29 yrs, 5 ch, 2 living), Carrie L.,21 Conn, teacher of music,
. Frank C.,17 Conn, printer, silk mill, Frank,59 Conn (brother, 2nd marr, Mass,Conn), carpenter, house, Bridget,42 Conn (sis-
. ter-in-law, 1st marr, marr 0 yr, 0 ch), Kate Lee,18 Conn, boarder, folder, woolen mill, Annie Lee,18 Conn, boarder, seamer,
. woolen mill.
. 1920 Hartford Co census, Manchester, ED 133, sheet 2B, 619 Midale Turnpike East, #37/39, Henry (?W.) Robinson,79 Mass
. (Conn,Conn), (no occup), Janie C.,71 Pa, Carrie L.,31 Conn, James Burd,75 NJ (brother-in-law, wid), laborer, private house,
. plus 2 boarders.
. 1930 Hartford Co census, Manchester, ED 2-146, sheet 3A, 619 East Middle Turnpike, #48/53, Jane C. Robinson,82 Pa (mother-
. in-law, wid), living with Charles E. Paxson.
. Civil War Pension Index: Jane C. Robinson filed pension applicaton as widow of William H. Robinson, Connecticut:
. "H 16 Conn Inf". Ref: Civil War Pension Index. This gives William's exact date of birth.
. 1. Harry R. Robinson, b 1871 Conn, d 1898, bur East Cem, Manchester.
. See picture of his tombstone below, "Children of W.H. & C.L. Robinson....".
. 2. Samuel L. Robinson, b 22 May 1876 Conn (b May 1874 acc to 1900 census), d 1946, bur East Cem, Manchester, m ca 1900
. to Mae A. Treat, b May 1874 Conn, d 1949, bur East Cem, Manchester, d/o Orion B. Treat and Margaret E. Paxson.
. See pictures of Samuel's tombstone below, which gives dates 1875 - 1946, and Mae's tombstone below.
. 1900 Hartford Co census, Manchester, ED 196, sheet 13B, #223/255, Samuel Robinson, May 1874 Conn (Conn,Conn), carpen-
. ter, May 1874 Conn (marr 0 yrs, 0 ch).
. 1910 Hartford Co census, Manchester, ED 214, sheet 18A, 27 1/2 Pine St, #352/378, Samuel L. Robinson,35 Conn (Mass,Pa),
. millright, silk mill, Mae,35 Conn (marr 10 yr, 2 ch, 2 living), Dorothea,7 Conn, Kenneth,2 Conn.
. 1918, 6 Sep: Hartford, Conn: WW I draft registration card: Samuel Lewis Robinson, b 22 May 1876, age 42; of 196 Ashley St,
. Hartford; occup: buider, his own business; nearest relative: Mrs May Robinson (wife); described as medium height, stout
. build, blue eyes, dk brown hair.
. 1920 Hartford Co census, Hartford, ED 76, sheet 10B, 66 Sterling St, #116/253, Samuel L. Robinson,44 Conn (Conn,NJ), con-
. tractor, own shop, May,44 Conn, Dorothy,17 Conn, Kenneth,11 Conn, Cedric,4 1/12 Conn, Barbara,1 8/12 Conn, Orion
. Treat,70 Conn (father-in-law, wid).
. 1930 Hartford Co census, Hartford, ED 2-73, sheet 2B, 86 Oakland Terrace, #22/43, Samuel L. Robinson,54 Conn (marr age 24,
. Conn,Pa), contractor, building, Mae A.,54 Conn (marr age 24), Dorothea M.,25 Conn, clerk, insurance, Kenneth O.,22
. Conn, bookkeeper, stocks + bonds, Cedric L.,14 Conn, Barbara L.,11 Conn, Orion B. Treat,80 Conn (father-in-law, wid).
. a. Dorothea M. Robinson, b 12 Sep 1902, d Mar 1984 (SSDI 049-09-3510 Conn), bur East Cem, Manchester, "w/o Morris
. Tucker". Morris Tucker, b 1 Jun 1892, d Jan 1963 (SSDI 047-09-7761 Conn), bur East Cem, "Wife Dorothea M. Robin-
. son". Dorothea's LR: East Hartford, Hartford Co 06118.
. b. Kenneth O. Robinson, b 20 Jan 1908 Manchester, d 14 Apr 1995 (SSDI 042-03-3623 Conn), bur West Street Cem, Colum-
. bia, m Helen German, b 4 Oct 1907, d 26 Jul 1990 (SSDI 045-26-5773 Conn).
. Kenneth's and Helen's LR: Columbia, Tolland Co 06237.
. (1) Judith M. Robinson, b ca 1942, m 5 May 1969 New Britain, Hartford Co to Robert J. Kulak, b ca 1941.
. Of West Hartford in 1995.
. (a) Catherine Kulak. Of Rocky Hill in 1995.
. (b) Jessica Kulak. Of West Hartford in 1995.
. c. Cedric Louis Robinson, b 21 Dec 1915 Hartford, d 27 Jun 1999 Windsor, Conn (SSDI 047-10-7007 Conn), m Regina M.
. ____, b ca 1918. His LR: Windsor, Hartford Co 06095.
. In 1946 Cedric establshed Cedric L. Robinson, Booksellers, and was later joined in business by his son William. Cedric was
. a nationally recognized authority on rare books.
. (1) Richard Robinson, m Lisa ____. Of NYC in 1999.
. (2) William F. Robinson, b ca 1947, m Margaret A. ____, b ca 1948. Of Guilford, Conn in 1999.
. Cedric L. Robinson, Booksellers, 203 Whitfield St, Guilford, Ct 06437, phone 203-453-1858, William F. Robinson.
. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
. d. Barbara L. Robinson, b ca 1918-19 Conn. Of Cape Cod in 1995. She was poss the Barbara Robinson Lemileux, b 1918, d
. 2001, bur East Cem, Manchester. This was prob Barbara L. Robinson, b 22 Apr 1918, d 12 May 2001 (SSDI 043-38-3714
. Conn), with LR: Glastonbury, Hartford Co, Conn 06033.
. 3. Charles A. Robinson, b 1877 Conn, d 1895, bur East Cem.
. See picture of his tombstone below, "Children of W.H. & C.L. Robinson....".
. 4. Clarence E. Robinson, b 1886, d 1886, bur East Cem, Manchester, "Child of William H. & Jane C. Robinson".
. See picture of his tombstone below, "Children of W.H. & J.C. Robinson....".
. 5. Jennie C. Robinson, b 1887, d 1887, bur East Cem, Manchester, "Child of William H. & Jane C. Robinson".
. Bur in East Cem, Manchester: Jennie Clarke Robinson, b 1886, d 1965.
. See picture of her tombstone below, "Children of W.H. & J.C. Robinson....".
. 6. Carrie L. Robinson, b 19 Sep 1888 Conn, d 5 Feb 1985 Vernon, Tolland Co, Conn, age "96" (SSDI 049-16-0324 Pa), bur East
. Cem, Manchester, m ca 1924 to Charles Ernest Paxson, b 29 Jun 1885 Conn, d 1935, bur East Cem, Manchester, s/o John H.
. and Mary I. Paxson. John H. Paxson was a brother of Margaret Paxson, who m Samuel L. Robinson above.
. Carrie's LR: Vernon Rockville, Tolland Co, Conn 06066.
. 1918, 12 Sep: Thompsonville, Hartford Co, Conn: WW I draft registration card: Charles Ernest Paxson, b 29 Jun 1885, age 33;
. of 40 Maple Ave, Windsor, Hfd Co; occup: druggist for R.H. Barnes; nearest relative: mother Mary I. Paxson of Man-
. chester Green, Conn; described as medium height, stout build, blue eyes, brown hair.
. 1930 Hartford Co census, Manchester, ED 2-146, sheet 3A, 619 East Middle Turnpike, #48/53, Charles E. Paxson,44 Conn
. (marr age 38), licensed pharmacist, drug store, Carrie,42 Conn (marr age 36), Jane C. Robinson,82 Pa (mother-in-law,
. 7. Frank C. Robinson, b 31 Oct 1892 Manchester Green, Conn, d 1 Feb 1983 Manchester, age "90" (SSDI 044-09-9530 Conn),
. bur East Cem, m Fannie E. Goodspeed, b 20 Jul 1894 Mass, d 20 Sep 1974 Manchester, age "80" (SSDI 040-58-8521 Conn),
. bur East Cem, d/o George F. and Victoria Goodspeed. Frank's LR: Wallingford, New Haven Co, Conn 06492. The Goodspeeds
. lived in Springfield, Hampden Co, Mass in 1900 and 1910. The family moved to Manchester and George and Victoria were bur
. in East Cem, Manchester. See picture of Frank's and Fannie's tombstone below.
. Fannie's LR: Manchester, Hartford Co 06040. Frank was a retired fireman, having worked for So Manchester Fire Dep.
. 1917, 5 Jun: Manchester, Hartford Co, Conn: WW I draft registration card: Frank C. Robinson, b 31 Oct 1892 Manchester
. Green, Conn, age 24; of 619 Middle Turnpike, Manchester; occup: blacksmith for G.F. Goodspeed, Manchester Green;
. supports father and mother; single; described as medium height, slender, light blue eyes, light brown hair.
. 1920 Hartford Co census, Manchester, ED 137, sheet 1A, 312 Main St, #10/12, Frank C. Robinson,27 Conn (Mass,Pa), auto
. repair, garage, Fannie E.,25 Mass.
. 1930 Hartford Co census, Manchester, ED 2-149, sheet 10A, 225 Custis St, #235/235, Frank Robinson,37 Conn (marr age 26,
. Mass,Pa), fireman, Fanny,35 Mass (marr age 24), Shirley,8 Conn.
. See oral history of Manchester, by Univ of Conn: http://doddcenter.uconn.edu/findaids/COH/MSS19840025.html
. This refers to a 41 page oral history from Frank C. Robinson, mainly discussing his life and work with the Cheney Brothers
. and the Cheney Pine Street Fire Station. He mentioned his uncle Frank Robinson and father-in-law G. F. Goodspeed.
. a. Shirley Robinson, b ca 1922 Conn.
. and poss the 1 day old twins, born/died Springfield, MA:
. ? b. George Robinson, b and d 31 Oct 1928.
. ? c. Henry Robinson, b and d 31 Oct 1928.
. Note: Bur in East Cem, Manchester: Frank C. Robinson, b 1848, d 1848. "Child of William H. & Jane C. Robinson".
. This is an erroneous listing, possibly Frank C. Robinson, above, but with wrong dates.
. Ref: 1. "The New York Times", 29 Jun 1999, obit for Cedric Louis Robinson. Also mentions grandchildren John Benjamin Robin-
. son, Anne Elizabeth Robinson, Philip James Robinson.
. 2. "Hartford Courant", 16 Apr 1995, obit for Kenneth O. Robinson.
. 3. Manchester Historical Society records.
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. Added by Sue