John Alvin Robertson

22 January 1867–25 December 1940 (Age 73)
Brownstown, Brownstown Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Alvin

When John Alvin Robertson was born on 22 January 1867, in Brownstown, Brownstown Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States, his father, Samuel Beavers, was 28 and his mother, Harriet Jane Critchfield, was 28. He married Rachael Rebecca Hindman on 25 December 1885, in Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Paddock, Holt, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Paddock Township, Holt, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 25 December 1940, in Joy, Holt, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Joy, Holt, Nebraska, United States.

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John Alvin Robertson
Rachael Rebecca Hindman
Marriage: 25 December 1885
Lottie May Robertson
Richard William Robertson
Elsie Roberta Robertson
George Clarence Robertson
Helen Ethel Robertson
Harriet Jane Robertson
John Allen Robertson
Samuel Robert Robertson
Ray Ralph Robertson
Rachel Anna Robertson
Rebecca Margaret Robertson
James Alvin Robertson

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25 December 1885
Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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.

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)

  • John A Robertson in household of Harriet Robertson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John A Robertson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John A Robertson, "United States Census, 1930"

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