David Edward Robertson

28 August 1869–1 January 1954 (Age 84)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of David Edward

When David Edward Robertson was born on 28 August 1869, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, John Robertson, was 39 and his mother, Mary Mealmaker Boyack, was 29. He married Rhoda Emily Snell on 7 December 1892, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 1 January 1954, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Edward Robertson
1869–1954
Rhoda Emily Snell
1873–1958
Marriage: 7 December 1892
Rhoda Myrl Robertson
1894–1982
Glenn David Robertson Sr
1896–1982
Snell Robertson
1898–1987
Russell Robertson
1900–1982
Rufus John Robertson
1903–1986
Herbert Alden Robertson
1907–1974
Max Robertson
1909–1911
Mark Edward Robertson
1911–1995
Mary Ellen Robertson
1913–1913
James Allen Robertson
1915–2006

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1892Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1870 · Giving all the right to vote
    Age 1
    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 27
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Roberson
    Robert

    Sources (48)

    • David Robertson in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • David E Robertson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • David E Robertsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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