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- William Champlin Robison, Sr. (RN=20281), born 1763, married Frances Wanton in 1794, died 1803
- Frances Wanton, born 1773, married William Champlin Robinson (Sr.), died 1816 aged 43 years
- Edward Wanton Robinson, born 1797, died 1818
- Stephen Ayrault Robinson, born 1799, married in 1822 to Sarah H. Potter, died 7 April 1877 in Rhode Island.
Vital Record of Rhode Island by James Arnold (Volume 20 page 290, marriages), reads
"Stephen A. Robinson of Newport, and Sarah H. Potter, daughter of Jeremiah, of and at North Kingstown,
American of, February 26, 1822". The editor of this entry also writes that he thinks "North Kingstown"
is an error, and should have read "South Kingstown". On page 588 of volume 8 of this same work:
"Stephen A. Robinson [died] April 12, 1877 aged 78", copied from the records of the
Church of the Ascension, Wakefield.
The Rhode Island cemetery index
lists a Stephen Ayrault Robinson, born 1799, died 8 April 1877.
- Francis Robinson, born 1800, died 1802
- George C. Robinson, born 1802, died 1820
- William Champlin Robinson (Jr.), born 1803, married in 1827 (alt 1832) to Abby B. Shaw, died 1871 aged 67.
Vital Record of Rhode Island by James Arnold (Volume 21 page 290, marriages), reads
"William Champlin Robinson and Abby Brown Shaw, daughter of Josiah C., both of and at Newport, by
Rev. Dr. Patten, July 23, 1827". However, on page 474 of volume 8 (marriages) in this same large volume, reads,
"William Champlin Robinson and Abby Brown Shaw, April 1832".
Information about the William Champlin Robinson family from :
- the book Recollections of Olden times; Rowland Robinson and his unfortunate daughter, by Thomas R.
Hazard, 1879 reprinted 1998. The book is interesting, but some details are undependable.
- the book House of Robinson (1995), by genealogist Paul Bunnell, prepared in consultation
with William Champlin Robinson 3rd of Massachusetts, who holds original family
records from the 18th and 19th century.
- There is a Robinson Genealogical Society, through professional genealogist Paul Bunnell, email
- Vital Record of Rhode Island by James Arnold, published 1906 and later editions