Samuel Booker Robertson

Brief Life History of Samuel Booker

When Samuel Booker Robertson was born on 28 May 1824, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Nelson Robertson, was 33 and his mother, Frances Amelia Overton, was 31. He married Mary J. Jackson on 2 December 1845, in McLean, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in McLean, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Calhoun, McLean, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 14 September 1898, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mount Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Wyman, McLean, Kentucky, United States.

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Samuel Booker Robertson
Francis Martha Morgan
Marriage: 3 January 1852
George William Robertson
Mary Thomas Robertson
Hans L Robertson
Horace Luther Robertson
Dr Charles Robert Robertson
Virginia E. Robertson
Warner Kent Robertson
Albert Booker Robertson
Margaret Frances Robertson
Susan Ellen Robertson
Mizella May Robertson
Edward Garland Robertson

Sources (19)

  • Samuel B Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel B. Robertson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Samuel Booker Robertson, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from the Middle English, Norman French, and Older Scots personal name Robert + -son. 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).

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Robertsson: patronymic from the personal name Robert .

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Robertsen, a cognate of 1 above.

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

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