Thompson R. Robertson

2 August 1827–19 February 1851 (Age 23)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Thompson R.

When Thompson R. Robertson was born on 2 August 1827, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Christopher Thomas Robertson, was 48 and his mother, Sallie Petty, was 51. He died on 19 February 1851, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Thomas Robertson
1779–1849
Sallie Petty
1776–1853
Nancy Preston Robertson
1808–1864
Louisa Robertson
1814–
Patsy Robertson
1825–
Nathaniel Robertson
1831–
Mary Mitchell Robertson
1809–1890
Elizabeth Robertson
1811–
Sarah F Robertson
1812–
John E Robertson
1813–
Mildred Terrell Robertson
1816–1895
Matilda W. Robertson
1824–1889
Thompson R. Robertson
1827–1851
William Christopher Robertson
1829–1851
Sarah Frances Robertson
1830–

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World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 3

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 9

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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