John Robertson

1642–5 March 1706 (Age 64)
Bendochy, Perthshire, Scotland

The Life of John

When John Robertson was born in 1642, in Bendochy, Perthshire, Scotland, his father, John Robertson, was 26 and his mother, Janet Cristell Crockett, was 22. He married Janet Finlayson on 20 July 1671, in Bendochy, Perthshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 5 March 1706, in his hometown, at the age of 64.

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John Robertson
Janet Finlayson
Marriage: 20 July 1671
Mary Robertson
Jane Robertson
Johne Robertson
George Robertson
Isabel Robertson
Elizabeth Isabel Robertson
John Robertson
Isobell Robertson
Margrat Robertson

Spouse and Children

20 July 1671
Bendochy, Perthshire, Scotland


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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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  • Johne Robertsone in entry for Johne Robertsone, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Robertson in entry for Margrat Robertson, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Robisone in entry for Isobell Robisone, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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