Curtis Monroe Robertson

1 August 1909–7 February 1984 (Age 74)
South River, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States

The Life of Curtis Monroe

When Curtis Monroe Robertson was born on 1 August 1909, in South River, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, his father, Leander Stuart Robertson, was 20 and his mother, Gloria Ray Blackwell, was 18. He married Eudora Louise Shaffer on 23 December 1927, in Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States. He lived in Sheffield Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 7 February 1984, in Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States.

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Curtis Monroe Robertson
Eudora Louise Shaffer
Marriage: 23 December 1927

Spouse and Children

23 December 1927
Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Estelle Cloie Robertson


    Hughie Lee Robertson


World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 8

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Curtis M Robertson in household of Leander S Robertson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Curtis M Robertson in household of Leander S Robertson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Curtis Robertson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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