Ida Bell Robertson

Female1864–13 August 1865

Brief Life History of Ida Bell

When Ida Bell Robertson was born in 1864, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, her father, Andrew Houston Robertson, was 32 and her mother, Lucinda (Cyntha) Loudon Williams, was 24. She died on 13 August 1865, in her hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Hope, Haw Creek Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.

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Andrew Houston Robertson
Lucinda (Cyntha) Loudon Williams
Matilda E Robertson
Ida Bell Robertson
Joseph David Robertson
John Charles Freemont Robertson

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  • Ida Bell Robertson, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (2)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

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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