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Alfred Martin ROBINSON

Alfred Martin ROBINSON

Male 1868 - 1940  (72 years)

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  • Name Alfred Martin ROBINSON 
    Relationshipwith Brian Mark BUSSIERE
    Born 8 Oct 1868  L'anse Des Meres, Sillery, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 11 Oct 1868  Saint-Columba-DE-Sillery Parish, Sillery, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census information 1881  Québec, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census information 1911  Québec, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census information 1921  Québec, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 8 Dec 1940  Québec, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Dec 1940  Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Sillery, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The family plot was secured on May 23rd, 1893. [1]
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Person ID I99  Bussiere Robinson | Brian's ancestors
    Last Modified 22 May 2017 

    Father George ROBINSON,   b. 24 Apr 1833, Fawcett Street, Sunderland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1915, Québec, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Margaret Matilda O'BRIEN,   b. 11 Oct 1832, Ste-Foy, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1875, L'Anse Des Mères, Sillery, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1858  Saint-Columba-DE-Sillery Parish, Sillery, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Anastasia Connolly-Bogue signed as a witness at George and Margaret's wedding (possibly her maid-of-honor). Other witnesses were John Roache and Mary Fitzpatrick.

      Extract from the register of St-Colomba-de-Sillery Church:

      "Marriage 12 - G. Robertson & Marg. O'Brien

      On the sixteenth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty eight by virtue of a dispensation granted by the Very Reverend C. F. Cazeau, Vicar General of this diocefs for the purpose of withdrawing the prohibition of the church which prevents George Robinson protestant of the parish of Quebec, the son of age of Nelson George Robinson and of the late Caroline Christopher of Bytown on the one part and Margaret O'Brien of this parish, the daughter of age of the late Patrick O'Brien and of Mary Roache of this parish on the other part from contracting marriage with one another, and a dispensation of publication of abnns having been granted by the above Vicar General, no other impediment to their marriage having been discovered, we the undersigned parish priest received their mutual consent of marriage in the presence of John Roche and of Ann Roche, Anastasia Bogue, Mary Fitzpatrick, Mary McInenly and Eliza Robitaille undersigned with the bride and groom, two words between lines good.

      Margaret O'Brien (signature)
      Geo. Robinson (signature)
      Anastasia Bogue (signature)
      Mary Fitzpatrick (signature)
      Mary McInenly (signature)
      Anne Roche (signature)
      Eliza Robitaille (signature)
      Jno Roche (signature)

      P.H. Harkin P.P."
    Family ID F158  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Ellen DORAN,   b. 10 Mar 1869, Québec, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1943, 174 Maple Avenue, Quebec, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1895  Saint Patrick's Church, Quebec, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage records show that George Robinson and Margaret O'Brien signed on behalf of the groom and the Patrick Doyle (Mary Ellen's uncle) and M. P. Connolly signed on behalf of the bride.

      Source: Irish Marriages - Saint Patrick's Parish, published 1974, Volume IV, p. 764.

      Extract from St-Patrick's Church records:

      "Marriage 14

      Alfred Martin Robinson & Mary Ellen Doran

      On the fourth day of May, eighteen hundred ninety-five whereas the Right-Reverend C. A. Marois, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Quebec has granted a dispensation from the publication of the banns and whereas at the Prone of Grand Mass in St. Patrick's Church the banns of Marriage between Alfred Martin Robinson, son of age of George Robinson and the late Margaret O'Brien on the one part and Mary Ellen Doran, daughter of age of the late James Doran and Bridget Doyle on the other part: we the undersigned priest having discovered no impediment to their marriage, have their mutual consent to be united in the bonds of holy matrimony and having given them the nuptial benediction in presence of Patrick Doyle and M. P. Connolly, both undersigned with the contracting parties."
    Children 
     1. Margaret Mary ROBINSON,   b. 19 Apr 1899, L'anse Des Meres, Sillery, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1960, Jeffery Hale's Hospital, Quebec, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Ruth Bridget Ann ROBINSON,   b. 26 Jul 1901, L'anse Des Meres, Sillery, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1991, Québec, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. George Gerard ROBINSON,   b. 30 Aug 1903, L'anse Des Meres, Sillery, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1994, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     4. Elizabeth Mary Lilian ROBINSON,   b. 7 Aug 1906, L'anse Des Meres, Sillery, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1999, Saint-Brigid's Home, Sillery, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1868 - L'anse Des Meres, Sillery, Quebec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 11 Oct 1868 - Saint-Columba-DE-Sillery Parish, Sillery, Quebec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus information - 1881 - Québec, Québec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jun 1895 - Saint Patrick's Church, Quebec, Quebec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus information - 1911 - Québec, Québec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus information - 1921 - Québec, Québec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Dec 1940 - Québec, Québec Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Dec 1940 - Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Sillery, Quebec Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Alfred Martin Robinson - 1891.jpg
    Alfred Martin Robinson - 1891.jpg
    Alfred Martin Robinson - Wedding - 1895.jpg
    Alfred Martin Robinson - Wedding - 1895.jpg
    Margaret Robinson and Parents - L'Anse des Meres - 1900.jpg
    Margaret Robinson and Parents - L'Anse des Meres - 1900.jpg
    Alfred Martin Robinson - 1930
    Alfred Martin Robinson - 1930
    Alfred Martin Robinson - circa 1871.jpg
    Alfred Martin Robinson - circa 1871.jpg
    Bussiere family - 1939.jpg
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    1150 Maple Avenue - Quebec - 2016
    1150 Maple Avenue - Quebec - 2016
    Original address: 174 Maple Avenue
    Now referred to as Avenue des Erables
    AM Robinson - Estate
    AM Robinson - Estate
    Margaret Robinson and parents - 1899
    Margaret Robinson and parents - 1899
    L'Anse des meres, Québec
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    Bussiere1.I99.sig.png

    Histories
    Margaret Robinson and parents - L'Anse des meres - 1900.jpg
    Margaret Robinson and parents - L'Anse des meres - 1900.jpg
    1911 Census - Thetford Mines - Alfred Robinson.pdf
    1911 Census - Thetford Mines - Alfred Robinson.pdf
    Margaret Robinson and parents - 1899.jpg
    Margaret Robinson and parents - 1899.jpg
    Maple Avenue Quebec - Street plan 1910.jpg
    Maple Avenue Quebec - Street plan 1910.jpg
    Timber cove Quebec City.jpg
    Timber cove Quebec City.jpg

    Marriage Docs
    AM Robinson - Mary Ellen Doran Marriage - 1895
    AM Robinson - Mary Ellen Doran Marriage - 1895

    Census
    1881 Census - Canada - George Robinson
    1881 Census - Canada - George Robinson
    Location: Champlain road, Quebec City
    George Robinson (noted as Robertson) - 48 yrs old - widower - merchant
    George P. Robinson - 19 yrs old - clerk
    Nelson W. Robinson - 17 yrs old - student
    Albert Ed. Robinson - 16 yrs old - student
    Alfred M. Robinson - 12 yrs old - student
    Mary Elizabeth - 7 yrs old - student
    Mary O'Brien - 76 yrs old - Ireland - widow
    Mary O'Brien - 33 yrs old
    Louisa Sinclair - 19 yrs old
    1911 Census - Canada - Alfred Robinson - Thetford Mines
    1911 Census - Canada - Alfred Robinson - Thetford Mines
    Location: Hotel on rue Notre Dame, Thetford Mines, Quebec
    Alfred Robinson - pensionnaire - octobre 1868 - 42 yrs old
    Bookkeeper - bureau de mines
    Work week - 70 hours per week
    1910 earnings - $1500
    Life insurance: $1500; Accident and medical $2000; yearly cost: $56
    Canada census - 1921 - Quebec - Maple Ave.jpg
    Canada census - 1921 - Quebec - Maple Ave.jpg
    Source Citation
    Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 133; Census Place: Montcalm Ward, Québec South (City), Quebec; Page Number: 4
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.
    Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Sixth Census of Canada, 1921. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2013. Series RG31. Statistics Canada Fonds.
    George Robinson - Census 1891
    George Robinson - Census 1891

  • Notes 
    • Godparents - James Kelly and Ann Connolly (Mrs. James Flanagan). Ann's parents were Patrick Connolly and Rose O'Brien (married Febuary 13, 1821 in Sainte-Foy, Quebec); she was born on June 13, 1825.

      Alfred was educated at College Levis. He started his business career at the office of Judge Irvine. He started working for the Johnson Asbestos Company, Thetford Mines in 1884, holding the position of Secratary Treasurer from 1897 to 1940.

      He was devoutly religious and sincerely tolerant of the religious views of others. His unselfish devotion to his family was shown by the fact that he chose to make a home for them in Quebec City, a center that offered greater educational facilities than did Thetford Mines. He therefore was with his family only on weekends and endured the burden of travel back and forth without complaint.

      Among those joining the family at his funeral were the following: Lucien Borne (Mayor of Quebec), Colonel J. S. O'Meara, Colonel Henri Gagnon, the Johnson family from Thetford Mines, Howard Visser, Stanley Briggs, A. McCammon, Amedee Giguere, J. Mooney, Colonel S. McGreevy, Charles Delagrave, Joseph Dinan (MLA), Alfred Lafrance, L. C. Pharo, C. S. Ives, George Dick, W. K. MacLeod, Wilfrid Pinelli, Reverend M.H.W. Seeley, James Buggy, Patrick Holden, Thomas Delaney, D. O'Gallagher, Mark Egan, E.J. O'Connell, W.J. Moore (General director of Le Soleil), J. Noonan, M. McKeown, J. Huck, David Joyce, A. Pelletier, O.C. Smith, Colonel G. K. Addie, Albert Tanguay, W.P. Levasseur, Victor Morrissette, Daniel O'Connell, James Lonergan, D. Kane, J. Brady, J, Corbett, E.A. MacKenzie, Gordon Simons, O. Roberge, Joseph Breen, S. Breen, W.J. Breen, Adrian MacAuley, W.P. Loweryson, J. P. Taylor, J.P.-A. Gravel, C.R., Guy Hudon, C.R., Richard Alleyn, C.R., Louis Belcourt, Dr. R. Lessard, Dr. Jean Lacerte, Joseph O'Dowd and R. O'Connor.

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] St-Patrick's Cemetery.