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Obedience Robbins

Obedience Robbins

American politician: Member of House of Burgesses
Obedience Robbins
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Quick Facts

Intro American politician: Member of House of Burgesses
Was Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 16 April 1600, Long Buckby, United Kingdom
Death 30 December 1662 (aged 62 years)
Star sign Aries
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Colonel Obedience Robbins (sometimes given as Robins) (c.April 26, 1600—c.December 30, 1662) was a Burgess six times in Virginia during the 17th century.

Family

Obedience Robins was born in 1600 to Richard Robins and Dorothy Goodman. In 1634, Robbins married Grace O'Neil Waters in Virginia. Their son John was born on May 7, 1636 in Northampton Co., Virginia. His daughter Mary Robins married Captain John Savage, whose father Thomas Savage was an interpreter of Indian languages at Jamestown.

Biography

Robbins was born shortly before April 26, 1600 in Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, England. He emigrated to the Virginia Colony in 1628. Robbins represented Accomack Co., Virginia as a Burgess in 1630 and was appointed a justice of Accomack Co., in 1632. He also served several more times as a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, in 1639, 1642, 1644, and twice in 1652 in April and November. He also was a member of the Council.

During his years in Virginia he was an ardent foe of Colonel Edmund Scarborough. He was instrumental in getting Northampton Co., Virginia named. After Robbins' death Scarborough wanted the county divided.

Death

Robbins died around December 30, 1662 in Northampton Co., Virginia.

Ancestry

8. Richard Robins
8. Richard Robins
4. Thomas Robins
2. Richard Robins
10. Thomas Palmer
5. Elizabeth Palmer
1. Colonel Obedience Robins
24. John Goodman
12. Thomas Goodman
25. Agnes ---
6. Edward Goodman
13. Joan Fowler
3. Dorothy Goodman
14. John Rushall
7. Mary Rushall
15. Margery Patching
8. Richard Robins
4. Thomas Robins
2. Richard Robins
10. Thomas Palmer
5. Elizabeth Palmer
1. Colonel Obedience Robins
24. John Goodman
12. Thomas Goodman
25. Agnes ---
6. Edward Goodman
13. Joan Fowler
3. Dorothy Goodman
14. John Rushall
7. Mary Rushall
15. Margery Patching
4. Thomas Robins
2. Richard Robins
10. Thomas Palmer
5. Elizabeth Palmer
1. Colonel Obedience Robins
24. John Goodman
12. Thomas Goodman
25. Agnes ---
6. Edward Goodman
13. Joan Fowler
3. Dorothy Goodman
14. John Rushall
7. Mary Rushall
15. Margery Patching
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