Samuel Booker Robertson

28 May 1824–14 September 1898 (Age 74)
Nelson, Kentucky, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Samuel Booker Robertson
1824–1898
Francis Martha Morgan
1828–1910
Marriage: 3 January 1852
George William Robertson
1845–1919
James R Robertson
1849–1885
Mary Thomas Robertson
1851–1886
Hans L Robertson
1855–1900
Horace Luther Robertson
1855–1907
Dr Charles Robert Robertson
1856–1927
Virginia E. Robertson
1858–1922
Warner Kent Robertson
1860–1930
Albert Booker Robertson
1862–1947
Margaret Frances Robertson
1863–1951
Susan Ellen Robertson
1867–1946
Mizella May Robertson
1869–1944
Edward Garland Robertson
1871–1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 January 1852
Daviess, Kentucky, United States
children

(13)

    Male1845–1919Male

    James R Robertson

    Male1849–1885Male

    Mary Thomas Robertson

    Female1851–1886Female

    Hans L Robertson

    Male1855–1900Male

    Horace Luther Robertson

    Male1855–1907Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Nelson Robertson

    Male1790–1865Male

    Frances Amelia Overton

    Female1792–1881Female

siblings

(13)

    Male1812–1882Male

    William Edwin Robertson

    Male1814–1899Male

    Fanny M. Robertson

    Female1815–Female

    Mary Jane Robertson

    Female1817–Female

    Thomas Overton Robertson

    Male1819–1872Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

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

Age 6

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.
1846

Age 22

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel B Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel B Robertson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • S B Robertson, "United States Census, 1880"

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