I have been trying to figure out just WHO this John Robinson is and I FINALLY ran across a tidbit that contained a wife name of Margaret.
1685 April 30. Deed. Anthony BROCKHOLLS and wife Susannah, William PINHORNE and wife Mary, John ROBINSON and wife Margaret, all of New York, to John ROYSE of the same place for 3340 acres, as granted to them by patent of April 24, 1682.
I was wondering if THIS John has anything to do with those from Long Island as they began migration to NJ by at least 1737
Additional items are as follows
1685 Dec. 7. Lease and Release. John ROYSE of Roysefield, Middle- sex Co., to John ROBINSON of N. Y. City, merchant, for 300 a. at Royse- field, adjoining grantee.
1683 Nov. 23. Deed. Robert VAUQUELLIN, alias LEPERARY, to John ROBINSON for 600 acres on the Northside of Raraton R., as granted by patent of April 14, 1682.
1685 Dec. 4. Quitclaim. John ROYSE to Anthony BROCKHOLLS, William PINHORNE and John ROBINSON on behalf of Mathias NICHOLLS and Samuel EDSALL for his share in the land, conveyed to him April 30, 1685 (Supra pp. 202, 205)
1686 May 6. Do. John ROBINSONE of New York, merchant, to John IVES of London, merchant, for land on the Northside of Raraton R. (Incomplete.)
1686 May 1. Do. to John ROBINSONE of New York, merchant, in right of Robert VAUQUELLINE, alias LEPPARARY, for a tract, bounded S. by Raraton R., W. by Wm PINHORNE, grantee and associates, N. and E. by unsurveyed land; also an island of 60 acres opposite the first; in all 660 a.
1686 May 6. Do. John ROBINSON of New York City, merchant, to John IVES of London, merchant, for a tract, leased to grantor by John ROYCE of Roycefield, Middlesex Co., Dec. 7, 1685, lying on Raraton R. and adjoining the land, patented to James GRAHAM, Samuel WINDER, John WHITE and Cornelius COURSEN.
1685-6 March 16. Mem., that Mr. ROBINSON is to relinquish all right, title and interest in the land, purchased by him, PINHORNE and TAYLOR etc.
These all come from East Jersey Deeds, Etc., Liber A.