Page: Tree #0188
Title: WFT European Origins Vol. E1, Ed. 1
Page: Tree #0188
Publication: Release date: September 15, 1997
Author: Br�derbund Software, Inc.
[Br�derbund WFT European Origins Vol. E1, Ed. 1, Tree #0188, Date of Import: Feb 5, 1999]
Birth: Estimated from baptismal date.
Baptism: Scalby near Scarborough Yks Eng, Church Bishop's Transcripts.
It has still not been established that this is the Elizabeth Robinson who
actually married Mark Coates. After Marks death during 1824, his widow, now
known as Betty Coates, married Robert Sharp, by license, 6 Aug 1829, at Seamer (York MB&A's). At that time she was recorded as, age 39, thus giving her abirth year of 1789. Elizabeth Robinson was a common name in the area, however,the Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Robinson and Sarah Boddy ofScalby was the only Elizabeth with exactly the right year of birth. Other Elizabeths in the vicinity were at least two year younger or older.
These Robinsons of Scalby were millers. Wills confirm that John Robinson,
father of Joseph, had owned three "Corn Mills" at Scalby. After John's death,
his sons continued to operate the mills. Mark and Elizabeth's son Mark married Mary Linton during October 1839. The Marriage Certificate indicated that Mark was employed at Scalby High Mill. This fact served to confirm that Mark senior's wife was the Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph of Scalby. However,
Joseph's Will identifies Elizabeth as being unmarried. The 1851 census for
Scalby also recorded Elizabeth as a Spinster. To date, (28 Jan 1996), death
recoards for Elizabeth Robinson and/or Elizabeth Sharp have not been located.
Note: More research required--could it be that Elizabeth reversed the procedure
that Robert Plaiser follow and went back to using here maiden name when she
returned to Scalby to care for her aging parents, after the death of her second
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