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 Rowland Robinson

Rowland Robinson

Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 9 Dec 1767 (aged 66)
Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 5862079 · View Source
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Capt. Rowland {q.v., Roland} Robinson, Esqr., only child of Joseph Robinson by his first wife Bethiah Gall, b. of record May 27, 1701 at Falmouth, Mass. where he d. Dec. 9, 1767, Æ 67.

Rowland was extensively involved in the public affairs of the Town of Falmouth for a significant period of time up and until his death. He was a usual member of various town committees, served as a town Selectman and as town Clerk.

On Oct. 10, 1723 at Falmouth, Rowland m. Thankful Dimock, dau. & 7th child of John Dimock & Elizabeth Lumbert, b. Apr. 25, 1702 at Barnstable, Mass. She d. Apr. 25, 1775 at Falmouth, Mass., Æ 74. They had the following three children b. of record at Falmouth, Mass.:

• i. Mary Robinson, b. July 1, 1724 (bapt. July 14, 1734), d. at Falmouth Nov. 2, 1771, Æ 48; m. Oct. 29, 1746 at Falmouth as his first wife, Moses Swift, s. of Ephraim Swift & Ruth Hatch of Sandwich, Mass., b. at Sandwich Oct. 4, 1720, He d. at Falmouth, Mass. June 28, 1809, Æ 89. He m. 2) Rachel Parker.

• ii. Bethiah Robinson, b. July 20, 1726 (bapt. July 14, 1734), d. at Falmouth Dec. 10, 1806; m. Thomas Jones May 15, 1745. Eleven children recorded at Falmouth.

• iii. Susanna Robinson, b. Nov. 3, 1738 (bapt. Nov. 5, 1738), d. at Falmouth Jan. 22, 1809, Æ 71; m. Mar. 10, 1757 at Falmouth, Capt. Timothy Crocker, s. of Dea. John Crocker & Mary Hinckley, b. Aug. 23, 1728 at Barnstable, Mass. He d. at Falmouth Oct. 19, 1800, Æ 74. Nine children of record at Falmouth.

Updated 11/30/2015

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Here Lies Buried
the Body of
who Departed this Life
Decemb'r 9th 1767
in the 67th Year
of his Age

On the day Rowland died he was 66 years old, and Ætatis suæ (i.e., Æ, "Aged," in the XX year of his Age) 67.




  • Maintained by: Don Blauvelt
  • Originally Created by: Tom Cummings
  • Added: 19 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5862079
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rowland Robinson (27 May 1701–9 Dec 1767), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5862079, citing Falmouth Old Burying Ground, Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Don Blauvelt (contributor 46932939) .