CS Con -Robinson, Cornelius - C.S. Delegate, AL

Cornelius Robinson:
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Born: September 25, 1805
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Birthplace: Wadesboro North Carolina
Father: Tod Robinson 1766 – 1838
(Buried: DeJarnette Cemetery No. 2 Autaugaville Alabama)
Mother: Martha Ann Terry 1775 – 1833
(Buried: DeJarnette Cemetery No. 2 Autaugaville Alabama)

Wife: Martha Owen DeJarnette 1812 – 1896
(Buried: Mount Gilead Cemetery Trickem Alabama)

Children:
2nd​ Lt. Cornelius Byron Robinson 1829 – 1866
(Buried: Mount Gilead Cemetery Trickem Alabama)
Cathleen Iantha Robinson 1831 – 1835
(Buried: Mount Gilead Cemetery Trickem Alabama)
Tod Robinson 1834 – 1834
(Buried: Mount Gilead Cemetery Trickem Alabama)
Martha Owen Robinson 1835 – 1836
(Buried: Mount Gilead Cemetery Trickem Alabama)
Martha Frances Robinson Hunter 1840 – 1929
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery Birmingham Alabama)
John William Robinson 1843 – 1884
(Buried: Mount Gilead Cemetery Trickem Alabama)
Cornelia Owen Eliza Robinson 1848 – Unknown
(Buried: Mount Gilead Cemetery Trickem Alabama)
Eli Terry Robinson 1851 – 1922
(Buried: Marion Cemetery Marion Alabama)


Political Party: Democratic Party


Education:

1824: Graduated from University of North Carolina

Occupation before War:
Planter in Lowndes County Alabama
Captain of Benton Company of Lowndes County in Seminole War
Brigadier General of Alabama State Militia during Mexican War
Planter and Commission Businessman in Mobile Alabama
Planter in Lowndes County Alabama

Civil War Career:
Filled the vacancy in Provisional caused by Governor John Gill Shorter
1861 – 1862: Alabama Delegate Confederate Provisional Congress
1861: Took his seat in Congress on November 30th​
1862: Resigned from Confederate Provisional Congress January 24th​
Staff Member on the Staff of General Braxton Bragg for a short period

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1867: Planter at his plantation called Church Hill in Lowndes County


Died:
July 29, 1867
Place of Death: Cherry Hill Plantation in Benton Alabama
Age at time of Death: 62 years old
Burial Place: Mount Gilead Cemetery Trickem Alabama

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Joined
Sep 15, 2018
Location
South Texas
He must not have been a real healthy individual.Robinson resigned due to health reasons after only serving less than 2 months(Nov. 30-Jan.24) in Provisional Congress.It was also for a reason of health that he resigned from Gen. Bragg's staff.
 
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