Bettie Lou Robertson

Female11 March 1869–18 June 1900

Brief Life History of Bettie Lou

Bettie Lou Robertson was born on 11 March 1869, in Benton, Arkansas, United States as the daughter of Unknown Robertson. She married Edwin Luther Featherston on 14 December 1884, in Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 18 June 1900, in Centerton, Benton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Luther Featherston
Bettie Lou Robertson
Marriage: 14 December 1884
Onas Luther Featherston
Edith Ellen Featherston
Lula Lee Featherston
Nora Etta Featherston
Joseph Burl Featherston
Ora Jewel Featherston

Sources (8)

  • Bettie Robertson, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Betty Robertson in entry for Joseph B. Featherston, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
  • Bettie Robertson, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1884Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1870 · Giving all the right to vote

    Age 1

    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 12

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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