Ernest Benjamin Gillis Family History

James ROBINSON[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male Abt 1800 - 1887  (~ 87 years)


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  • Name James ROBINSON  [7, 8
    Born Abt 1800  Glasslough, Monaghan, Co. Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1828 
    • Arrived in Quebec on the ship "Brigham" from Glasslough, County Monaghan, Ireland
    Alt. Death 12 Sep 1887 
    _UID 69BF54876EA244C2909CF2D0DED4BBA01456 
    Died 19 Sep 1887  Inverness, Megantic County, QB Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 11
    Buried 21 Sep 1887  Boutelle Cem., Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    ROBINSON James 1800-1887, Boutelles Cemetery, St-Jean-de-Brebeuf QC [JAM 2007] {3166}.JPG
    ROBINSON James 1800-1887, Boutelles Cemetery, St-Jean-de-Brebeuf QC [JAM 2007] {3166}.JPG
    Person ID I1011  Ernest Benjamin Gillis
    Last Modified 26 May 2014 

    Father William James ROBINSON,   b. Abt 1774, , , Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Hannah MOORE,   b. Abt 1778, , , Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1808  , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID F424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah GOE,   b. Abt 1806, , , Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1890, Inverness, Megantic County, QB Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 1827  Glasslough, Monaghan, Co. Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 15, 16
    Children 
     1. William ROBINSON,   b. 14 Jan 1830, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1900, , , , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. James E. ROBINSON, Jr,   b. 4 Jul 1832, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1894, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Mary Ann ROBINSON,   b. 4 Apr 1833, Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1905, Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Elizabeth ROBINSON,   b. 31 Dec 1835, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1927, , Cleghorn, , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     5. Thomas Reid ROBINSON,   b. 18 Nov 1837, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1875, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     6. John Wesley ROBINSON,   b. 13 Aug 1839, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1864, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     7. Hannah ROBINSON,   b. 26 Feb 1842, , , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1907, , Ireland, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     8. Stuart ROBINSON,   b. 22 Dec 1843, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921  (Age 77 years)
     9. Robert ROBINSON,   b. 21 Dec 1846, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1908, Montreal, Hochelaga, Que, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     10. Samuel ROBINSON,   b. 6 Feb 1848, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1929, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     11. Sarah Jane ROBINSON,   b. 2 Jan 1851, , Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1930, , Rectory Hill, Megantic, Quebec, Can Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 26 May 2014 
    Family ID F346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • !BIRTH:  Not listed.  Born in Ireland.
      MARRIAGE:  Not listed.  Married in Ireland.
      DEATH-BURIAL:  Paul Vachon,THE ANGLO-PROTESTANTS OF MEGANTIC COUNTY,Repertory
      of Births,Marriages, and Burials; 1826-1991; Societe Genealogigue de la region
      de l'Amiante, Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada, 1992, Publication Number 5;
      Burials p121;US/CAN 971.4575 K2r,Fiche 6125775,LDS FHL Salt Lake City UT;NOTE:
      "(bur) 21/09/1887  ROBINSON, James (m) 87 y
      (dec) 19/09/1887      .... & .... ....
                           Samuel and Stuart Robinson
                           sep.: Presbyterian Church (Inv.)
                           dec.: Inverness"

      !DEATH-BURIAL:  Cemetery Recordings of Megantic County, Quebec; 1838-1993;
      Records in poss of Gladys Patton, Lennoxville, QC, Canada; p19, Boutelle
      Cemetery, Inverness, QC, Canada; NOTE:  Headstone Inscription
        "ROBINSON  ...   James Robinson  died Sept. 19, 1887   age 37 yrs
                                his wife
                         Sarah Goe  died March 5, 1890  age 83 yrs"
      ERROR in reading or recording of James age 37, probably should be age 87  ??

      !BIOGRAPHY:  Marlita Lamontagne Ouellette, THE PIONEERS OF LOWER IRELAND, P.Q.,
      1818-1980;; Roy et Laliberte Inc., Thetford Mines, Que., June 1980; p 149-153;
      copy in poss of John W.Wark, Menlo Park, CA; NOTE:   "ROBINSON
        1st generation:  The Robinsons are of Irish descent from Glaslough, Monagham,
      Co. Tyrone, Ireland.  James Robinson, son of William Robinson and Hannah Moore,
      was born in the year 1800.  In 1827 he married Sarah Goe in Ireland and in 1828
      they arrived by ship ("The Brigham") in Quebec City. ..."

      (CONFLICT:  Vachon states James, son of James and Hannah Moore ?? not William ??

      where did I get this conflict)

      !CENSUS:  1861 CAN, Megantic County,Inverness Township; 8 Mar 1861; ED 2,p 161
      lines 34-42; Public Archives Canada Film C-292; LDS Film 517394, FHC Menlo
      Park, CA; NOTE:  The James Robinson family lived in a one-story, one-family,
      log house.
        James   Robinson    Farmer Ireland  W.M.  61 m                   b c1800
          (James md Sarah Goe in 1828 in Ireland)
        Sarah   Robinson              do          53 m                   b c1808
        Thomas  Robinson           L.Can B.       23 s                   b c1838
          (Thomas md Agnes Melrose)
        John    Robinson              do          21 s                   b c1840
          (John md Jane Grady ??)
        Hannah  Robinson              do          19 s                   b c1842
          (Hannah md George Davidson)
        Stewart Robinson              do          17 s                   b c1844
          (Stuart md Mary Jane Bailey)
        Robert  Robinson              do          15 s   att sch         b c1846
          (Robert md Agnes McVetty)
        Samuel  Robinson              do          13 s   att sch         b c1848
          (Samuel md Elizabeth Lowry)
        Sarah   Robinson              do          11 s   att sch         b c1850
          (Sarah md John Leith)

      more Robinsons next page, probably married sons of James and Sarah
      William R. age 46 and Isabella  (William md Isabella Baxter)
      James R., age 28 and Mary  (son of James and Sarah--James md Mary Melrose)
      Samuel R. age 77
      Thomas R. age 36 plus ch no wife (Thomas md Hannah Wright ???)

      find 1871 census

      !CENSUS:  1881 CAN, Quebec, Megantic, Inverness East; info from LDS CD
            Census Place:     Inverness East, Megantic, Quebec, Canada
            Source:     FHL Film 1375831  NAC C-13195  Dist 50  SubDist E  Div 1
                        Page 43  Family 198
                              Sex   Marr  Age   Origin      Birthplace
      Samuel ROBINSON         M     M     33    Irish  Quebec          b c1848
            Occ:  Farmer      Religion:   Presbyterian Canada
      Elizabeth ROBINSON      F     M     29     Irish Quebec          b c1852
                        Religion:   Presbyterian Canada
      James ROBINSON          M     M     80    Irish  Ireland         b c1801
            Occ:  Farmer      Religion:   Presbyterian Canada
      Sarah ROBINSON          F     M     72    Irish  Ireland         b c1809
                        Religion:   Presbyterian Canada
      Catherine JORDAN        F     W     94    Irish  Ireland         b c1887
                        Religion:   Presbyterian Canada
      Ernest Wesley ROBINSON  M           6      Irish Quebec          b c1875
                        Religion:   Presbyterian Canada
      Thomas Arthur ROBINSON  M           5      Irish Quebec          b c1876
                        Religion:   Presbyterian Canada
      James Edmond ROBINSON   M           5      Irish Quebec          b c1876
                        Religion:   Presbyterian Canada

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      ID: I1320
      Name: James Robinson
      Given Name: James
      Surname: Robinson
      Sex: M
      Birth: Abt 1807
      Death: 19 Sep 1887 in Inverness, QC, Canada
      Burial: Boutelle Cem., Ireland T., Megantic, Quebec
      Immigration: 1828
      Note: Arrived in Quebec on the ship "Brigham" from Glasslough, County Monaghan, Ireland
      _UID: CC7BB53185B34E4B9402EABBA6B853240E4F
      Change Date: 8 Aug 2008 at 15:34
      Note: Settled in Inverness Twp, 7th Range, Lot 7. Developed and operated a carding mill on the Osgoode River, and also made spinning wheels.

      Ancestry Hints for James Robinson

          3 possible matches found on Ancestry.com

      Father: William James Robinson b: Abt 1764 in Ireland
      Mother: Hannah Moore b: Abt 1765

      Marriage 1 Sarah Goe b: Abt 1808
      Married: Abt 1928 in Ireland
      Change Date: 15 Oct 2003
      Children
      Thomas Neil Robinson b: 18 Nov 1837 in Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Canada c: 17 Dec 1837 in Methodist Church, Ireland T., Megantic, Quebec
      Hannah Robinson b: 1842
      Samuel Robinson b: 6 Feb 1848
      James E. Robinson b: 4 Jul 1832 c: 8 Oct 1832 in Leeds, Inverness, Quebec Church of England
      Elizabeth Robinson b: 31 Jan 1835 c: 5 Jun 1836 in Leeds, Inverness, Quebec Church of England
      John Wesley Robinson b: 13 Aug 1839 c: 25 Oct 1839 in Methodist Church, Leeds, Inverness, Quebec
      Stewart Robinson b: 22 Dec 1843 c: 21 Jan 1844 in Methodist Church, Leeds, Inverness, Quebec
      Sarah Jane Robinson b: 2 Jan 1851 in Inverness, Megantic Co, Que c: 2 Jan 1851
      Robert Robinson b: 21 Dec 1846
      Mary Ann Robinson b: 1834
      William Robinson b: 14 Jan 1830
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      Census for 1851 Megantic has been lost .[JAM]

      Settled in Inveness Twp., QC on the 7th Range, lot 7. Developed and operated a carding mill on the Osgoode River. Also made spinning wheels. [PM!

      CENSUS 1881 QC, MEGANTIC 50, Inverness E e-1, page 43, FHL 1375831  NAC C-13195
                             Sex:      Marr:      Age:      Origin:            Birthplace:
      James ROBINSON            M      M      80      Irish            Ireland
      Occ:Farmer                  Religion:Presbyterian       Canada            Married to Sarah, NO children
      In home of son Samuel.

      Died age 87 years. Death informants were Samuel & Stuart Robinson (son's)  [Anglo-Protestants of Megantic Co. Quebec DEATHS & BURIALS-page121]

      Settled in Inverness Twp, 7th Range, Lot 7. Developed and operated a carding mill on the Osgoode River, and also made spinning wheels.

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] McKay GEDCOM 2009, compiled by Scott McKay.

    2. [S91] Wark GEDCOM file, compiled by Marcella Wark [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE\,].

    3. [S92] Marchand GEDCOM 2009, compiled by Frederick J Marchand.

    4. [S113] Gowan: Robinson GEDCOM 2009, compiled by Donald Gowan.

    5. [S114] Metcalf: Robinson GEDCOM 2010, compiled by Jim Metcalf.

    6. [S162] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees (Reliability: 3).
      http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=26120745&pid=1785155353

    7. [S2] Jim Marchand Gillis GEDCOM, compiled by F. J. Marchand [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE\,].

    8. [S130] APMM = Anglo-Protestants of Megantic MARRIAGES, Societe Genealogique de la Region de l'Amiante 1992, (Paul Vachon (Superviser) ISBN: 2-921320-02-9 929.3714675), Son's pg 132 (Reliability: 4).

    9. [S101] 1881 Canadian Census, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 2001, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service, July 7, 2006), FHL Film 1375831  NAC C-13195  Dist 50  SubDist E  Page 43  Family 198 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S123] DFDA = Derived From DIED AGE, Age 87 years (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S116] APMD = Anglo-Protestants of Megantic DEATHS, Societe Genealogique de la Region de l'Amiante 1992, (Paul Vachon (Superviser) ISBN: 2-921320-02-9 929.3714675), pg 121 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S116] APMD = Anglo-Protestants of Megantic DEATHS, Societe Genealogique de la Region de l'Amiante 1992, (Paul Vachon (Superviser) ISBN: 2-921320-02-9 929.3714675), pg 121 has Inverness, Megantic, Quebec, Canada, Presby. Ch. (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S128] HS = Headstone, Headstone.

    14. [S127] PM1 = Pam Murray.

    15. [S118] DFCB = Derived From Child's BIRTH, son William (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S130] APMM = Anglo-Protestants of Megantic MARRIAGES, Societe Genealogique de la Region de l'Amiante 1992, (Paul Vachon (Superviser) ISBN: 2-921320-02-9 929.3714675), Son's James pg 132 (Reliability: 4).