Sallie Robertson

Brief Life History of Sallie

When Sallie Robertson was born on 1 June 1894, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Stephen Robertson, was 27 and her mother, Louisa Perdue, was 25. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1894.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Stephen Robertson
1866–1932
Louisa Perdue
1868–1922
Hattie Ann Robertson
1891–1972
Minnie Lee Robertson
1892–1989
Sallie Robertson
1894–
Pokie J. Robertson
1895–1992
Sulie Boyd Robertson
1896–2000
Judie Ethel Robertson
1899–1980

Sources (5)

  • Sallie Robertson, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • Sallie Robertson, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"
  • Sallie Robertson, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"

World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

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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