George Fredrick Robertson

Male26 August 1912–24 October 1986

Brief Life History of George Fredrick

When George Fredrick Robertson was born on 26 August 1912, in Moultrie, Illinois, United States, his father, George William Robertson, was 34 and his mother, Ora Opal Lash, was 31. He lived in Pickaway Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Ridge Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 24 October 1986, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 74.

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George William Robertson
Ora Opal Lash
Hazel Margaret Robertson
George Fredrick Robertson

Sources (3)

  • Fred Robertson in household of George W Robertson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Fredrick Robertson - Individual or family possessions: death: 24 October 1986; Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States
  • George F Robertson in household of G Wm Robertson, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 1

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.


Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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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