Joshua Thomas Robertson

4 November 1849–23 May 1928 (Age 78)
Marion, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Joshua Thomas

When Joshua Thomas Robertson was born on 4 November 1849, in Marion, Tennessee, United States, his father, Malachi Robertson, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Ross, was 27. He had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Nancy Rivers Marler. He lived in Spring Creek Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Benton Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 23 May 1928, in Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Douglas, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Thomas Robertson
1849–1928
Nancy Rivers Marler
1854–1943
Tela J Robertson
1877–1879
Columbus W Robertson
1878–1880
Mahala Catherine Robertson
1879–
James Thomas Robertson
1882–1969
Mary Nancy Robertson
1884–1963
Ollie Robertson
1886–1973
William D Robertson
1890–1919
Harrison Robertson
1892–
Edith Frances Robertson
1895–1973

Spouse and Children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1860

Age 11

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Thomas Roberson in household of Malichi Roberson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joshua ? Robertson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joshua F Robinson in household of M Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"

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