Ellen Rose Robertson

30 April 1908–10 December 2007 (Age 99)
Draper, Jones, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Ellen Rose

When Ellen Rose Robertson was born on 30 April 1908, in Draper, Jones, South Dakota, United States, her father, Joshua Abner Robertson, was 45 and her mother, Mary Emily Reynolds, was 35. She married Joseph Ronald Hoyt on 6 March 1933, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Bedford Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Michigan, United States in 2001. She died on 10 December 2007, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Joseph Ronald Hoyt
Ellen Rose Robertson
Marriage: 6 March 1933
Mary Ellen Hoyt
Carol Joyce Hoyt

Spouse and Children

6 March 1933
Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 2

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 27

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is especially common in Scotland, where Robert was a popular personal name and the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce ( 1274–1329 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen R Robertson in household of Joshua A Robertson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ellen R Robertson in household of Joshua A Robertson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ellen Hoyt in household of Ronald Hoyt, "United States Census, 1940"

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