John Robinson1,2

b. 5 April 1640
John Robinson|b. 5 Apr 1640|p5154.htm|Isaac Robinson|b. c 1610\nd. 1704|p5151.htm|Margaret Hanford|b. c 1619\nd. Jun 1649|p5152.htm|Reverend John Robinson|d. 19 Feb 1625/26|p5201.htm|Bridget White||p5202.htm|Jeffrey Hanford||p5166.htm|Eglin Hatherly|b. 8 Jun 1586\nd. a 17 Jan 1653/54|p5167.htm|

6th great-granduncle of William Lemuel Horn Jr.
8th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Horn and Allied Families
     John Robinson was baptized on 5 April 1640 in Barnstable, New Plymouth Colony.1,3 He was the son of Isaac Robinson and Margaret Hanford.1 He married Elizabeth Weeks, daughter of William Weeks, on 1 May 1667 1 or "about the middle of May" 1667.4,5
Additional Data
John Robinson was mentioned in his granduncle Timothy Hatherly's will dated 20 December 1664 in Scituate, New Plymouth Colony.6

John Robinson was of Saconessett, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, (Falmouth) 6 March 1665/66.7

Children of John and Elizabeth born before 1677 are entered on the Barnstable town records as born in that town; the other chidlren, except those who died in infancy, are entered on the church records.7

John Robinson was a freeman of the Colony in 1682, and deputy from Saconessett or Falmouth to the Colony Court in 1689, '90 and '91.7

The family continued to reside in Falmouth until April 1714 when they moved to Connecticut.7

Children of John Robinson and Elizabeth Weeks


  1. [S622] Leonard H. Smith Jr., comp., Cape Cod Library of Local History and Genealogy, a Facsimile Edition of 108 Pamphlets Published in the Early 20th Century, Vol. 1 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1992), 907.
  2. [S623] Amos Otis, "Scituate and Barnstable Church Records", New England Historic and Genealogical Register (NEHGR) 9 (July 1855): 282.
  3. [S623] Amos Otis, "Scituate and Barnstable Church Records", 281.
  4. [S170] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-16?? (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-200?). The Great Migration Study Project is ongoing. Several volumes have been published in hardcopy, and new sketches appear frequently in the "Great Migration Newsletter" (online subscription or hardcopy). The database is online and may be viewed at New England or, both of which are subscription sites. It is also available in hardcover and CD-ROM from NEHGS, citing Mayflower Descendant 12:153.
  5. [S613] Weeks/Chase Family Registry, A Listing of the Descendants of Benjamin and Mary Chase Weeks of Falmouth, MA and Carteret County, N.C., online <>, citing Brownson, Held & Norton, FHL Film #0889265 Genealogical Notes
    of Cape Cod Families, (no page numbers).
  6. [S170] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins.
  7. [S624] Amos Otis, "Notes Respecting the Descendants of Isaac Robinson, Son of Rev. John Robinson of Leyden", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 14 (January 1860): 19-20.
  8. [S624] Notes Respecting the Descendants of Isaac Robinson 14: 20.