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From: "Walter F. Williams" <>
Subject: Re: [ROBINSON] Robinson in SC in early 1800's
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2007 10:29:13 -0400
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Good Morning:
See if this helps.

Maryland Calender of Wills, Vol. 2, p. 164, 1685-1702.

[abst] Robinson, George, Anne Arundel County, September 21, 1698; March 3,

To son John, personalty and plantation on South River absolutely, and 226
acres on the

mountains on the north side of Magothy R.; the latter to pass to Thomas,
eldest son of brother

Thomas in event of death of said son John without issue, and in turn to
Neale Robinson and his


In event of death of said 3 legatees, said land to pass to next of kin of
the Robinsons.

Thomas Twine and John Werrell, residue of personalty.

Ex.: Jas. Homewood, who is also appointed guardian of son John afsd. during

Test: Wm. Foreman, Jas. Floyd.

and a second abstract of this will:

George Robinson; Will signed September 21, 1698 by "G. R." his mark. Will
proved March 9,

1699 Anne Arundel County, Md.;

"To minor son John 226 acres, north side Magothy. Conditn'l "To my bro. Thos
eldest son

Thos.." and to "Neale Robinson" Conditn'l "To ye nearest of kinn of the
Robinsons as long as

theirs One a life."

And a third abstract!!

The will of George R. Robinson, Anne Arundel County, Wills Liber 6,
folio197, wit. September

20, 1698, pro. March 9, 1699. The will is faded and in bad condition.

"I bequeath to my (only?) son John Robinson all that tract of land .....
that was 225 acres lying

upon ye mountains on the North side of Magoty River. In case he dies without
possession of


land, to fall to my brother Thomas Robinsons son Thomas and his heirs
forever and if he dies

without issue then to fall to Neale Robinson and his heirs forever". "to ye
nearest of kin of the

Robinsons as long as theirs One a life."

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Subject: Re: [ROBINSON] Robinson in SC in early 1800's

> This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list.
> Author: Herbert905
> Surnames: Robinson
> Classification: queries
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> Message Board Post:
> Could this be the line:
> John Robinson Sr. is the first of the name in Maryland, that we have
> positive identification: Married prior to 1744, in Maryland, Lucy,
> daughter of William Fells, who was the founder of "Fells Point" later
> Baltimore. They had an issue of four sons, vizt, John, Jr., William, Jerry
> and James; it appears that just prior to 1760, that John Robinson Sr. and
> his wife Lucy were divorced, as vague records indicate that Lucy, with
> sons, William, Jerry and James immigrated into Pennsylvania, while John
> Sr. with his son John Jr. immigrated to the Edgefield District of South
> Carolina where he died in 1760 at the home of Mrs. Rebecca (Becroft)
> Raymond; she was the daughter of Abram Becroft.
> (all 11 children born in South Carolina)
> John Robinson Jr. born in Maryland in 1744, and died in Claiborne County,
> Territory of Mississippi, Nov. 10, 1808; Married (1st) Mary Raymond, who
> died in Edgefield County, S.C. in 1799, daughter of Mrs. Rebecca (becroft)
> Raymond, their issue.
> (see the family page for John Robinson Sr. and John Robinson Jr. and
> associated family pages for continued information on this family that was
> in this letter)
> "Am sending the Robinson ancestry as I have which carries back to just
> prior 1700 in Maryland
> John Robinson Sr. is buried near Hermanville, Miss, Benj. and William F.
> two of his sons are burried near Rocky Springs, a daughter is burried at
> Port Gibson, I don't know where James you ancestor is burried however I
> believe at Port Gibson, tho I've never been able to locate his grave,
> Nancy who married Elijah Clarke, in Claiborne County, is buried in the
> Clarke Cemetery near Carlisle, Miss. Uncle George Fisher's first wife was
> a niece of Elijah Clarke, then Benj. Robinson bro. to your James wed
> Lavinia Taylor who was a sister to the great grandmother of Lawrence
> Mallette, she was Sarah Ann Taylor, the first thing you know you will be
> your own grandmother, ..."
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