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My father's father was Ova Richardson, his mother was Polly Moore. Ova was from Buckhorn Kentucky. Polly was from Butlerville, Indiana. My father Richard has two half brothers Charles K Gibson and Morty Moore. Morty Moore had a heat stroke at the age of 19 in Butlerville, Indiana putting a roof on a building in yr 1977. 

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The meaning of Robinson come may come from a trade, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Robinson come from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

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