|Posted By:||Berna David Hunter|
|Subject:||JOHN ROBINSON &MARTHA RAY NC>AL>TN>MO>CA|
|Post Date:||June 23, 2000 at 16:45:48|
|Forum:||Orange County, NC Genealogy Forum|
HOPELESSLY LOST FAMILY ORIGIN PLEASE HELP! NC>AL>TN>MO>CA>OR.
Surnames: Robinson, Ray, Mayfield, Nunn, Vawter, and Jones.
Locations: Orange Co. North Carolina, Lauderdale County, Alabama, Harrison County,
Tennessee, Bedford County, Tennessee, Williamson County Tennessee, Marshall County
Tennessee, Wright County Missouri, Oroville, Butte County, California, and Rogue River
I am searching for information on John ROBINSON and his wife Martha RAY, their parents, and
children and their families. I would also, really like to gather more information on the RAY side of
this family to support the information I already have. It is my hope that by placing this message
on these boards, someone out there with a small scrap of information will see this message and
contact me. The best way I can envision to start this despaired search for information is to tell
you what I know and go from there. I would greatly appreciate any and all assistance. The
following, is the data that I have collected on this family:
Generation No. 1
1. JOHN4 ROBINSON (DAVID3, MICHAEL2, WILLIAM1) was born WFT Est. 1780 in Orange
Co. North Carolina, and died October 04, 1841 in Marshall or Bedford County, Tennessee. He
married (1) MARTHA RAY. She was born Abt. 1795. She died WFT Est. 1765-1790.
Notes for JOHN ROBINSON:
"Misc. Records, Williamson County Tennessee, Vol. 6," by Louise Gillespie Lynch. Listed in
Mary F. Nunn's personal Bible and papers. Williamson County, Tennessee Court Records.
Marshall County Court Minutes 1836-1845. Estate Records of John Robinson list Martha as
More About JOHN ROBINSON:
Fact 1: Listed in Mary F. Nunn's personal Bible and papers.
Children of JOHN ROBINSON and MARTHA RAY are:
i. JOHN5 ROBINSON, b. August 08, 1811, Tennessee; d. February 05, 1836, Lauderdale CO.
ALA.; m. MARCY RICE MAYFIELD, June 29, 1854, Williamson Co. Tennessee; b. April 25,
1820, Williamson Co. Tennessee; d. April 28, 1905, Lauderdale CO. ALA..
ii. JAMES ROBINSON, b. March 01, 1805.
iii. LYTLE ROBINSON, b. WFT Est. 1807.
iv. DAVID ROBINSON, b. WFT Est. 1800-1819.
v. JOSEPH ROBINSON, b. WFT Est. 1800-1819.
vi. MARY JANE ROBINSON, b. 1817, Harrison County, Tennessee; d. 1862, Oroville,
California, Butte Co. California.; m. HIRAM GREEN NUNN, 1833, Lauderdale, Alabama; b.
February 28, 1812, Harrison County, Tennessee; d. 1869, Rogue River Oregon.
Notes for MARY JANE ROBINSON:
In the book “Fifteen Southern Families” a letter is profiled from Mary Robinson Nunn to her
brother James Robinson dated June, 1840, and addressed to Lauderdale Alabama. The family is
listed in the book, "Nunn’s of The South, Beginning of a Very Large Family.” Information credit
Ms. Fannie Suffel of Tow, TX.
Fact 1: Died: while participating in the gold rushes of the era 1849-1890s.
Fact 2: Listed In the census of 1850 of Wright Co. Mo. as being in Hiram Green Nunn
Fact 3: Could Have Died 1869.
More About HIRAM GREEN NUNN:
Fact 1: Settled in Wright County, MO. in 1840.
Fact 2: Died: while participating in the gold rushes of the era 1849-1890s.
Fact 3: All of Hiram's children are listed on the farm deed when his daughter sold the farm to her
son Harvey L. Hart in 1904.
Fact 4: Listed in Mary F. Nunn's personal Bible, papers and 1850 census.
Fact 5: Listed In the census of 1850 of Wright Co. MO.
vii. MARY ROBINSON, b. WFT Est. 1800-1819; m. ALEGENY VAWTER.
viii. MARTHA ROBINSON, b. WFT Est. 1800-1819; m. WILLIAM ROBINSON.
ix. ELIZABETH ROBINSON, b. WFT Est. 1800-1819; m. AARON JONES.
x. EDITH ROBINSON, b. WFT Est. 1800-1819; m. JOHN JONES.
Does any of this ring any bells? It is my hope that this information will assist you in your
research, and by assisting you, you will assist me, whereas if you can add to this information, or
see something that I can’t you will let me know. I have been looking for a long time now, and it is
my hope that we can assist each other. If you think you have any information please do not
hesitate to contact me directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank You Very Much for Your Time!
Berna David Hunter