Essie Elnora Robertson

24 January 1900–23 November 1998 (Age 98)
Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States

The Life of Essie Elnora

When Essie Elnora Robertson was born on 24 January 1900, in Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States, her father, Jasper Newton Robertson, was 26 and her mother, Ophelia Alzada Guymon, was 23. She married Ralph Alger on 4 September 1918, in Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 23 November 1998, in Porterville, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Alger
Essie Elnora Robertson
Marriage: 4 September 1918
Elden R. Alger
Beth E Alger
Keith Nelson Alger

Spouse and Children

4 September 1918
Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 1

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . 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 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Essie Robertson in household of Jasper N. Robertson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Essie Robertson Alger in household of Ralph Alger, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Essie Elnora Robertson Patterson in household of Hugh Ray Patterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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