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Fraser ROBINSON, Sr.
Rose Ella COHEN
Husband:  Fraser ROBERSON / ROBINSON, Sr.
Birth:  24 Mar 1884, Georgetown Twp., Georgetown Co., SC
Death:  3 Nov 1936, Georgetown Co., SC
Childhood Event:  left arm amputated (because a compound fracture became septic)
Occupations:  kiln laborer, Atlantic Coast Lumber Co., Georgetown, Georgetown Co., SC
Father:  Jim ROBINSON
Mother:  Louiser __?__
Wife:  Rosa / Rose Ella / Rosella COHEN
Birth:  1893-95, SC
Birth said to be, but clearly not:  Sep 1871, Georgetown Co., SC
Death said to be:  16 Apr 1952, Georgetown Co., SC
Occupation:  homemaker

If this is the wrong birth date, as it appears to be; I wonder if this is the correct death date.

Children born in Georgetown Twp., Georgetown Co., SC:
1.  Fraser C. ROBINSON, Jr., b. 1913/4 or 24 Aug 1912, Georgetown Co., SC
2.  Ernestine ROBINSON, b. 1915/6
3.  Stephen ROBINSON, b. 1917/8
4.  Caroline ROBINSON, b. Nov/Dec 1919; d. by 1930
5.  James ROBINSON, b. 1920/1
6.  Myer ROBINSON, b. 1922/3
7.  Jane "Janie" ROBINSON, b. 1925/6
8.  Thomas ROBINSON, b. 1928/9
9.  Verdelle C. ROBINSON, b. 22 Aug 1930; d. 16 Apr 2000, Chicago, Cook Co., IL
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

3.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #16-17 of 82):  Georgetown (City), Georgetown Co., SC, Roll T623_1528, pp. 84A-84B, SN 10A-10B, SD 6, ED 48, enumerated 7 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):°
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27
140 Nesmith Frank G Head W M  ?  1866 33 M 2     SC SC SC Conductor (train) 2   Y Y Y R H
  Nesmith Lilla Wife W F Jan 1880 20 M 2 1 1 SC SC SC House - Wife     Y Y Y    
  Nesmith Selena Dau W F Nov 1892  7 S       SC SC SC At School   3 N N Y    
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  Nesmith Francis Dau W F Jul 1900 11 S       SC SC SC       N N N    
  Roberson Fraser Servant B M  ?  1884 16 S       SC SC SC House Boy 2   N N Y    

4.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

5.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #41-42 of 76):  Sampit Road, Georgetown Twp. ("Part 3 Outside"), Georgetown Co., SC, Roll T625_1696, pp. 51A-51B, SN 21A-21B, SD 6, ED 68, enumerated 3 Mar 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):(°)
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
* X 502 Roberson Fraser Head R M B 30 M   N Y SC SC SC Y Laborer ??? W
    ________ Rosa Wife   F B 25 M   Y Y SC SC SC Y None    
    ________ Fraser Jr Son   M B  6 S N     SC SC SC   None    
    ________ Ernestine Dau   F B  4 S       SC SC SC   None    
    ________ Stephen Son   M B  2 S       SC SC SC   None    
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    502 ________ Caroline Dau   F B 1/12 S       SC SC SC   None    
*Sampet? Road
Caroline is mis-indexed as "Archie."

6.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #33-34 of 76):  Lower end of Prince Street, Georgetown Twp. (#3 outside town), Georgetown Co., SC, Roll 2197, pp. 155B-156A, SN 17B-18A, ED 22-5, SD 9, enumerated 12 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):(°)
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30
* 440 443 Roberson Fraser Head O 500 N M Neg 46 M 25 N Y SC SC SC Y Shoemaker   W Y N
    ________ Rosa Wife       F Neg 37 M 18 N N SC SC SC Y None        
    ________ Fraser Jr Son       M Neg 17 S   Y Y SC SC SC Y Laborer Saw Mill W Y  
    ________ Stephen Son       M Neg 13 S   Y Y SC SC SC Y None        
    ________ Ernestine Dau       F Neg 15 S   Y Y SC SC SC Y None        
    ________ James Son       M Neg  9 S   Y Y SC SC SC   None        
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      Roberson Myer Son     N M Neg  7 S   Y Y SC SC SC   None        
    ________ Janie Dau       F Neg  4 S   N   SC SC SC   None        
    ________ Thomas Son       M Neg  1 S   N   SC SC SC   None        
*The lower end of Prince

7.  [Index to] South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955.  South Carolina Dept. of Archives and History, Columbia, SC (online at Ancestry.com):
Name: Fraser Robinson
Death Date: 3 Nov 1936
Age (Years): 45
Estimated Birth Year: 1891
Gender: Male
Color: Non-White
County of Death: Georgetown
Volume Number: 35
Certificate Number: 17462
Rosa not found.  In fact, no one, of any name, is indexed as having died in Georgetown County on 16 Apr 1952.

8.  World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.  Microfilm Series M1509 (4277 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC (card images and index online at Ancestry.com):
Roll | Serial No. | Order No: 1877662 | 352 | -
Name: Fraser Robinson
Permanent Home Address: Georgetown Georgetown S C
Age in Years | Date of Birth: 34 | Mar 24 1884
Race: Negro
U.S. Citizen: Native Born
Present Occupation: kiln laborer
Employer's Name: Atlantic Coast Lbr Co
Place of Employment: Georgetown Georgetown S C
Nearest Relative: Name: Rose Ella Robinson
Nearest Relative: Address: GEORGETOWN GEOTOWN
Signature: Fraser ROBINSON
Height (tall, medium, short): Medium
Build (slender, medium, stout): Medium
Color of Eyes | Color of Hair: brown | black
Physically Disabled: lost left arm
Date of Registration: Sep 12 / 18
Draft Board: Local Board
Georgetown County
South Carolina
This image was of a typed card stamped "DUPLICATE."

9.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

10.  Shailagh Murray.  Thursday, 2 Oct 2008.  "A Family Tree Rooted in American Soil."  Washington Post (online at www.washingtonpost.com; extract by DGM). 
Family lore said to have been preserved by Carrie NELSON, daughter of Gabriel ROBINSON, who is now 80 years old.  Carrie names cousins Connie JONES (daughter of Thomas ROBINSON, s/o Gabriel's brother, Fraser ROBINSON) and Harolyn SIAU.  Carrie states that Gabriel and Fraser's mother died when they were young and that their father remarried.  Family was friends with white man, Frank NESMTH.

11.  Various sites on the Internet.

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