Albert Porteous Robertson

5 February 1885–7 December 1969 (Age 84)
Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States

The Life Summary of Albert Porteous

When Albert Porteous Robertson was born on 5 February 1885, in Dayton, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, his father, Charlie Gilbert Robertson, was 29 and his mother, Lillian Agnes Norton, was 24. He married Ruth Brinkman on 21 December 1910, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Oregon, United States in 1885 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1910. He died on 7 December 1969, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum, Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Albert Porteous Robertson
Ruth Brinkman
Marriage: 21 December 1910
Irene H Robertson
Earl E Robertson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1910Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1898 · Oregon Historical Society
    Age 13
    The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 22
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    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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    Sources (2)

    • Bert Robertson in household of Clide E Robertson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Albert Portus Robertson, "Oregon Births and Christenings, 1868-1929"

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