Captain Jared Robinson, ARW[1]

Male 1739 - 1810  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Jared Robinson 
    Prefix Captain 
    Suffix ARW 
    Born Oct 1739  New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Sep 1810  Windham, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Forkston, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I657  32 Generations
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2010 

    Father Eliakim Robinson,   b. Abt 1716, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1816  (Age ~ 100 years) 
    Mother Lydia Moulthrop,   b. Abt 1720, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F611  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Thompson,   b. 1743,   d. 1826, Forkston, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1760  Fair Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah ( Sally ) Robinson,   b. unknown, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jared Robinson b. 1739 in New Haven, CT. He married Mary Thompson in 1760 and d. 1826 in Windham, Luzerne Co., PA. French and Indian War Rolls have records of Jared Robinson as havings erved in the campaigns of 1755 to 1759 as a Private and later as a Corporal. He served in the Rev. War. under Col. Meigs and Capt. Baker of CT. At Hartford CT. Oct 29, 1779, he received a Captains commission granted by Jonathan Trumbull, Captain, General and Commander-in-chief of the State of Connecticut in America

      The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 48
      ( note from Rick, there are 5 others but this record selected as representative )

      Miss Jenny Robinson.
      DAR ID Number: 47875
      Born in Mehoopany, Pa.
      Descendant of Lieut. Jared Robinson.
      Daughter of Marvin R. Robinson and Amelia D. Ames, his wife.
      Granddaughter of William Riley Robinson and Cynthia Stevens, his wife.





      Gr-granddaughter of Amasa Robinson and Prudence Howe, his wife.
      Gr-gr-granddaughter of Jared Robinson and Mary Thompson, his wife, m 1760.
      Jared Robinson was commissioned lieutenant 1777 and was retired 1778 by rearrangement of of f icers in the Connecticut line. He was born in Connecticut.
      Also Nos. 32289, 32280, 24757, 142627, 150354

      Genealogy of the Morris fam. Des. Of Thom. Morris of Ct. By Lucy Ann (Morris) Carhart. Ne w Y ork, 1911./ (478p.):107 Gen. Columnof the " Boston Transcript". 1906-1941.:

      Rolls and lists of Ct. Men in the Rev. 1775-1783. Ed. By Albert C. Bates. Hartford, Ct., 190 1 -1909. (Vols. 8 and 12 of the "Collections" of the Ct. Hist. Soc.) (2v.).8:9, 90; 12:229

      Historical register of officers of the Continental Army. By Francis Bernard Heitman. Washing t on, DC, 1914. (685p.):470

      Record of Conn. Men in military And naval service during the Rev. war, 1775-1783. By Henry P . Johnston. Hartford. 1889. (17,779p.):42, 206, 424

      Durham, Ct. Hist :249

      Early Connecticut Marriages
      Early Connecticut Marriages: Sixth Book
      East Haven
      From Fair Haven Church Records
      page 25
      Jared Robinson & Mary Thompson Dec. 24, 1760

      Vol 1 Issue 2 Feb 1982 'Lest We Forget' Jared Robinson(Capt) descendants, Pensylvania
      Vol 3 Issue 2 Feb 1984 'Lest We Forget' Jared Robinson(Capt) descendants, Pensylvania

      Publisher: Wyoming County Historical Society
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      I am looking for information on Jared Robinson b. 1739 in New Haven, CT. He married Mary Thompson in 1760 and d. 1826 in Windham, Luzerne Co., PA. French and Indian War Rolls have rocords of Jared Robinson as having served in the campaigns of 1755 to 1759 as a Private and later as a Corporal. He served in the Rev. War. under Col. Meigs and Capt. Baker of CT. At Hartford CT. Oct 29, 1779, he received a Captains commission granted by Jonathan Trumbull, Captain, General and Commander-in-chief of the State of Connecticut in America.

      His son, Chandler Robinson, also served in the Rev. War. In August of 1779, Chandler Robinson served under Sargeant Eli Moreltrif for 1 month. In July and August 1780, he served as seaman for three months. Privateer. Chandler and his father Jared and Jared's father, Thomas are, so tridition has it, three who participated in the Battle of Bunker Hill.

      Chandler applied for a pension on September 4, 1832 and his claim was allowed.

      http://members.dar.org/DAR/DARnet/pi/PI.cfm?Action=Full_Record&Patriot _ID=684693

      Jared Robinson
      French and Indian War Rolls have records of Jared Robinson as having served in the campaigns of 1755 to 1759 as a Private and later as a Corporal.
      Jared Robinson enlisted in the service of the Revolutionary army in 1776.

      He was a Lieutenant for 18 months under Colonel Meigs and Captain Barker of Connecticut. At Hartford Connecticut on October 29, 1779, he received a captains commission, granted by Jonathan Trumbull, Captain, General and Commander-in-chief of the State of Connecticut in America.

      On March 4, 1820, Jared applied for a pension under the Act of March 18, 1818. His claim was allowed. Age at date of application was given as 73 years (Also stated as 76 years). Residence at that time was Oneida County, NY.

      Last payment made at $20.00 per month was on September 4, 1826 to Amos and Samuel Willets - Attorneys for pensioner, who was alive and residing in Windham, Luzerne Co. PA.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Imported GEDCOM file.