Eva Luna Robertson

28 February 1903–19 March 1985 (Age 82)
Texas, United States

The Life of Eva Luna

When Eva Luna Robertson was born on 28 February 1903, in Texas, United States, her father, Walter Edwin Robertson, was 33 and her mother, Addie Cobb Van Eaton, was 25. She married John Duncan Brite on 5 August 1925, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 19 March 1985, in Orange, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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John Duncan Brite
Eva Luna Robertson
Marriage: 5 August 1925
Luna Van Eaton Brite

Spouse and Children

5 August 1925
Cook, Illinois, United States


    Luna Van Eaton Brite


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 22

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

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)

  • Luna R Brite in household of John D Brite, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Luna Robertson in household of Walter Robertson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eva Luna Robertson in household of W E Robertson, "United States Census, 1910"

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