Rob's Genealogy

Featuring the Cobb-Reyes-Bauer-Woodson families and their relations.

Person Page 2,073

William Banks Robinson1,2,3,4,5,6,7

born 4 February 1838, died 8 March 1917

Family: Sarah Ann Hood (born 10 November 1842, died 11 March 1887)

Facts and Notes

  • Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian; Elder in the Pleasant Grove Church1,8
  • Birth: 4 February 1838; Fairfield County, South Carolina, USAB6,8,2,5,3,4,7
  • Residence: 1850; Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Age: 125
  • Residence: 1860; Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Age: 219
  • Military: About 1861; He served in the First South Carolina Cavalry under Captain Walker during the US Civil War.8
  • Residence: 1870; Lewisville, Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Age:31; Census Post Office: Lewisville2
  • Residence: 1880; Hazelwood, Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Age: 42; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self6
  • Occupation: 1880; Hazelwood, Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Farmer6
  • Residence: 1900; Hazelwood, Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Age: 62; Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Head4
  • Residence: 1910; Blackstock, Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Residing in the household of his son-in-law at age 72.10
  • Death: 8 March 1917; Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Died of cerebral hemorrage at age 793,7
  • Burial: 9 March 1917; Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, Chester County, South Carolina, USAB3,8,7
  • Obituary: 10 March 1917; Cornwell, Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; See person note below.8
  • Note: His death notice reads:
    W Banks Robinson
    Special to The State
    Cornwell, March 9 -- W Banks Robinson died yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Robert McDill, at Cornwell at the age of 80 years. The funeral services were conducted this afternoon at three o'clock by the Rev. R Roy Brown of the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian church and the interment was made in Pleasant Grove church graveyard.
    Mr. Robinson was one of Chester county's best known citizens and possessed a large circle of friends. He served with notable bravery in the War Between the States, going through the entire four years. At the opening of the struggle he volunteered in the First South Carolina cavalry under Capt. Walker. He was an elder in the Pleasant Grove Presbyterian church and was always an active church worker.
    Mr. Robinson is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Robert McDill of Cornwell.

Citations

  1. [S436] , Woodson, Robert S., Brief Family History of Robert S. Woodson, Robert Woodson states that Middleton Singleton attended Missouri State University in 1847. However, he probably meant the University of Missouri, which was established at Columbia in Boone County in 1839; Missouri State wasn't established until 1905.
  2. [S354] Ancestry.com, 1870 United States Federal Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Lewisville, Chester, South Carolina; Roll: M593_1490; Page: 145A; Image: 293; Family History Library Film: 552989, Record for Banks Robinson
  3. [S403] Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Record for William Banks Robinson
  4. [S407] Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Hazlewood, Chester, South Carolina; Roll: 1522; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0009; FHL microfilm: 1241522, Record for Bank Robinson
  5. [S363] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Chester, South Carolina; Roll: M432_851; Page: 14B; Image: 34, Record for A H Robinson
  6. [S397] Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1880 United States Federal Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Hazlewood, Chester, South Carolina; Roll: 1224; Family History Film: 1255224; Page: 157C; Enumeration District: 040, Record for W.B. Robertson
  7. [S666] Ancestry.com, South Carolina, Death Records, 1821-1961, Record for William B Robinson
  8. [S437] , The State, Columbia, South Carolina (print edition), W. Banks Robinson Death Notice, 10 March 1917
  9. [S415] Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Chester, South Carolina; Roll: M653_1217; Page: 47; Image: 97; Family History Library Film: 805217, Record for Archy Robinson
  10. [S364] Ancestry.com, 1910 United States Federal Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Blackstock, Chester, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1455; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0018; FHL microfilm: 1375468, Record for Robert Mcdill