William Nelson Robarts

9 September 1889–22 April 1982 (Age 92)
Keswick, Keokuk, Iowa, United States

The Life of William Nelson

When William Nelson Robarts was born on 9 September 1889, in Keswick, Keokuk, Iowa, United States, his father, William Reese Robarts, was 32 and his mother, Lavina Francis Schubert, was 26. He married Mauda Evelyn Ianson on 25 October 1909. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Calaveras, California, United States in 1935 and Jenny Lind Judicial Township, Calaveras, California, United States in 1940. He died on 22 April 1982, in Douglas Flat, Calaveras, California, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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William Nelson Robarts
Mauda Evelyn Ianson
Marriage: 25 October 1909
George Wilmar Robarts
Edward Charles Robarts
Irene Evelyn Robarts

Spouse and Children

25 October 1909


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 2

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Robart .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Robarts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William N Roberts, "United States Census, 1920"

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