Birth: Isaac Robinson was born about 1610 in Leiden.
Death: He died in Barnstable in 1704.
Ship: Unknown, 1631
Life in Holland: Isaac Robinson, one of nine children, was born in Leiden to Reverend John and Bridget (White) Robinson. His father was the pastor of the English reformed church there. The family lived in Groenepoort near the St. Peter’s Church. Rev. Robinson died in 1625, but his widow and children remained in Leiden. Isaac was the only one to emigrate to New England.
Life in New England: Isaac Robinson came to Plymouth in 1631. He removed to Scituate in 1636, and moved with other members of Rev. Lothrop’s congregation to Barnstable in 1639. He was in Saconeesett [Falmouth] by 1664. There he kept an ordinary [tavern] for travelers to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.He was in Tisbury on Martha’s Vineyard by 1671.He sold his property there to his son, Isaac, and left to live with a daughter in Barnstable in 1701. Isaac Robinson was a Quaker sympathizer and wrote a letter of support to the colonial government 1659/60. He was finally disenfranchised on June 6, 1660. He was re-established as a freeman on July 4, 1673.
Family: Isaac Robinson married (1) Margaret Hanford on September 26, 1636, and had six children. She died on June 13, 1649, after giving birth to a premature child. He married (2) Mary _____ by 1651 and had three children. She died after November 8, 1669.
Children of Isaac and Margaret Robinson: