She attended the Ladies' Academy in Dorchester, Massachusetts, as a young teenager.
In 1805 the Robbins family moved to Brush-Hill, a farmhouse and estate in Milton.
Anne Jean Robbins Lyman may have suffered from dementia; her children placed her in Mc Lean Asylum in Somerville in October 1861, and died there in 1867.
They had five more children: Joseph Lyman IV (1812-1871), Anne Jean Lyman (1815-1837), Edward Hutchinson Robbins Lyman (1819-1899), Susan Inches Lyman Lesley (1823-1904), and Catharine Robbins Lyman Delano (1825-1896).
Joseph Lyman III became ill from paralysis in 1841, and died in December 1847.
Paul, Minnesota, where they and their six children were influential in founding civic organizations, schools, libraries, and museums.
Elizabeth Murray Robbins was born in 1756 in Cape Fear, North Carolina, to Barbara Bennet and James Murray.
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