Helen Robson

1853–before 1953 (Age 100)
<, Madrid Twp., St. Lawrence Co., Ny>

The Life of Helen

When Helen Robson was born in 1853, her father, Alexander Robson, was 38 and her mother, Jannett Rutheford, was 33. She lived in Madrid, Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1870 and Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1880. She died before 1953, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Robson
1815–1897
Jannett Rutheford
1820–1886
William Robson
1838–1927
Agnes Robson
1843–1943
Isabella Robson
1845–1923
Adam Robson
1847–1933
Jannett Robson
1849–
Margaret Robson
1851–
Helen Robson
1853–1953
John Robson
1855–1955
Alexander Robson
1857–1957
Maria Jane Robson
1862–1944
Mary E. Robson
1864–
Effie A. Robson
1866–

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Robson

    Male1815–1897Male

    Jannett Rutheford

    Female1820–1886Female

siblings

(12)

    William Robson

    Male1838–1927Male

    Female1843–1943Female

    Isabella Robson

    Female1845–1923Female

    Male1847–1933Male

    Jannett Robson

    Female1849–Female

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 28

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Rob, a short form of Robert .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Robson in household of Alex Robson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ellen Robson in household of Alexander Robson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ellen Robson in household of Alxander Robson, "United States Census, 1880"

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