Royal Blaze Robertson

24 January 1901–February 1985 (Age 84)
Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Royal Blaze

When Royal Blaze Robertson was born on 24 January 1901, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, his father, James Day Robertson, was 52 and his mother, Alcinda Fidella Sanders, was 43. He married Wilma Louise Long in Jackson, Indiana, United States. He lived in Hamilton Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in February 1985, in Seymour, Jackson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84.

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Royal Blaze Robertson
Wilma Louise Long

Spouse and Children

Jackson, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Alcinda Fidella Sanders




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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 5

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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Sources (3)

  • Royal Robertson in household of James D Robertson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Royal B Robertson in household of James D Robertson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Royal Blaze Robertson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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