Sarah Mary Robertson

10 February 1853–10 May 1916 (Age 63)
White Creek, White Creek, Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Sarah Mary

When Sarah Mary Robertson was born on 10 February 1853, in White Creek, White Creek, Washington, New York, United States, her father, James Landreth Robertson, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Ann King, was 26. She lived in New York, United States in 1870. She died on 10 May 1916, at the age of 63, and was buried in Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States.

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James Landreth Robertson
Sarah Ann King
Sarah Mary Robertson
Charles H. Robertson
James F. Robertson

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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 17

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.

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)

  • S Mary Robertson in household of James L Robertson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah M Robertson in household of James L Robertson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah M Robertson in household of James L Robertson, "New York State Census, 1875"

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