Ezra Gray Robertson

26 October 1923–7 July 2010 (Age 86)
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ezra Gray

When Ezra Gray Robertson was born on 26 October 1923, his father, David Luther Robertson, was 30 and his mother, Vessie Aster Brewer, was 28. He married Edith Roberta Phillips in 1946. He lived in Civil District 1, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 7 July 2010, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Marl Bluff Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Gray Robertson
Edith Roberta Phillips
Marriage: 1946

Spouse and Children


    Edith Roberta Phillips



Parents and Siblings



    Naomi Tennessee Robertson


    Mary Aldena Robertson


    Alpha Robertson




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 8

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Gray Robertson in household of Luther Robertson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ezra G Robertson in household of David L Robertson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ezra Gray Robertson, "Find A Grave Index"

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