Jane Miller Robertson

Brief Life History of Jane Miller

When Jane Miller Robertson was born in 1863, in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, her father, John Robertson, was 31 and her mother, Jane Barrowman, was 28. She married John Shaw on 22 December 1886. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 30 July 1941, in Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 78, and was buried in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

John Shaw
Jane Miller Robertson
Marriage: 22 December 1886
James Smith Shaw
Blanche B Shaw
Harold Augustus Shaw
Norveal Norman Shaw
Myrtle Ivis Shaw
Edith Evelyn Shaw

Sources (7)

  • Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
  • Ontario, Canada, Roman Catholic Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1760-1923
  • Jane Miller Robertson Shaw, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


End of transportation to Western Australia.


British troops withdraw from Australia.


Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

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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