Robinson Family Photos
Robinson Genealogy


1895 circa, Eta and David Robinson from collection of Dan Loeb, Berkeley, CA.
Ita arrived in US 8/7/1895. She was born about 1855, so is estimated at 40 years old here.
Alternatively, it would have been taken in Europe before David's departure in 1892.


Jake & Rose Nelson Robinson circa 1912 Portland
1912 circa, Portland, Maine: Jake & Rose Nelson Robinson. Anne Thorner Stack collection.

Irving & Anne Robinson circa 1912 Portland
circa 1912 Portland, Maine: Irving & Anne Robinson. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


1919, Portland Maine: Isadore aka Robbie Robinson (son of Abraham Robinson & Nellie Spegelman). Joe & Marjorie Chandler collection.

Nelson and Thorner women
June, 1924, probably at Old Orchard Beach, Maine.
Becky Nelson Thorner • Etta Nelson Chase • Rose Nelson Robinson
mystery person
Anna Thorner Glaser (a redhead) • Minnie Marcus Cook
Anne Thorner Stack collection.


circa 1929, Maine: Front L to R: Sylvia Cook, Rose Nelson Robinson, Mystery woman, Becky Nelson Thorner, Minnie Marcus Cook, Mel Thorner.
Rear, L to R: Mystery man, Irving Thorner, Ann Robinson Leman. Anne Thorner Stack collection.

Joe Robinson circa 1936
circa 1936 Montreal: Joe Robinson. Anne Thorner Stack collection.


August 30, 1942: On the steps of Anshe Sfard Synagogue, Portland, ME. photo courtesy of Helen Isenman, Portland.

Eddie Miroff Bar Mizvah, Portland 1956
From left top row: Dave Kates, Hazel Brenneman, David Finkelman, Tela Millman, Jerry & Lois Chase, Dave & Dottie Millman, Joe Robinson, Irving & Esther Robinson
From left middle row: Anne Stairman (daughter of Joseph Nelson), Dick & Jan Chase, son of Hazel Brenneman (name unknown), Etta Chase, Rose Chandler, Anne Robinson Leman, Molly Finkelman, Molly Cook, Rose Robinson?, Sadie & Sam Cook
Front: Irving & Bertha Thorner
circa 1956, Eddie Miroff Bar Mitzvah, Portland. Molly Schwartz Cinamon collection.


1965 circa: Benjamin Robinson image from The Canadian Jewish Heritage Network


July 17, 1969: The Montral Gazette: Benjamin Robinson obit.

© Barbara Toby Stack where not otherwise indicated