David M. Robertson

Male1856–

Brief Life History of David M.

When David M. Robertson was born in 1856, in Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States, his father, Leonard Green Roberson, was 27 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Pike, was 19.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Green Roberson
1830–1878
Mary Elizabeth Pike
1837–1878
David M. Robertson
1856–
Hattie Roberson
1873–
Anna J. Roberson
1858–
Willie L Robinson
1870–1947
Lennie Green Robinson
1875–1948

Sources (1)

  • David M Pike in household of John Pike, "United States Census, 1860"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1861

Age 5

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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