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.
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.