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Dr Robinson Messina Earle
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1794
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1838

In September 1838, Yancey returned for a brief return visit to Greenville. A political slur by Yancey in a private conversation was overheard by a teenage relative of the aggrieved party. Yancey was confronted by another relative (and his wife's uncle), Dr. Robinson Earle. Conversation turned to violence, and the always-armed Yancey ended up killing the doctor in a street brawl. Yancey was tried and sentenced to a year in jail for manslaughter.
Contributed by Robert W Kennedy, Jr 
Family links: 
  Elias Earle (1762 - 1823)
  Frances Wilton Robinson Earle (1762 - 1823)
  Elizabeth Williams Thompson Earle (1795 - 1866)
  Henrietta Earle Irby (1819 - 1892)*
  Henry Thompson Earle (1824 - 1888)*
  Caroline E Earle Herndon (1829 - 1907)*
  Elizabeth Robinson Earle (1784 - 1852)**
  Samuel Girard Earle (1789 - 1848)*
  Sarah Earle Harrison (1791 - 1845)*
  Robinson Messina Earle (1794 - 1838)
  Elias Earle (1800 - 1870)*
  John Baylis Earle (1803 - 1871)*
*Calculated relationship
Aged 45 years
Springwood Cemetery
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Section A
Created by: Robin Farley Dixson
Record added: Aug 28, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9377094
Dr Robinson Messina Earle
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Dr Robinson Messina Earle
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