Della R. Robertson

27 July 1884–4 December 1963 (Age 79)
Dundee, Yamhill, Oregon, United States

The Life of Della R.

When Della R. Robertson was born on 27 July 1884, in Dundee, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, her father, Joseph Miles Robertson, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Hagey, was 31. She married John Sherman Edwards on 27 February 1906, in Yamhill, Oregon, United States. She lived in Election Precinct 9 Dundee, Yamhill, Oregon, United States for about 20 years. She died on 4 December 1963, in Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Dundee, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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John Sherman Edwards
Della R. Robertson
Marriage: 27 February 1906

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27 February 1906
Yamhill, Oregon, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 14

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.” 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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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  • Della R Edwards in household of Joseph M Robertson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Della Robertson in household of Joseph M Robertson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Della R Edward in household of John S Edward, "United States Census, 1940"

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