Madeleine Robertson

4 January 1892–September 1986 (Age 94)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Madeleine

When Madeleine Robertson was born on 4 January 1892, in Illinois, United States, her father, D V Robertson, was 21 and her mother, Ethel Clark, was 28. She married Chauncey Matthew Suycott on 8 September 1913, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Pana, Christian, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died in September 1986, in Vermillion Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Springhill Cemetery, Danville Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chauncey Matthew Suycott
1890–1956
Madeleine Robertson
1892–1986
Marriage: 8 September 1913
Leo Edwin Suycott
1916–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 September 1913
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    D V Robertson

    Male1870–Male

    Ethel Clark

    Female1863–1933Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1892–1986Female

    Robert Robertson

    Male1894–1910Male

    Allene Robertson

    Female1896–Female

World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1917

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Madeline Suycott in household of Chaunesy M Suycott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Madeline Suycott in household of Chauncey M Suycott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Madeline Sycott in household of C M Sycott, "United States Census, 1920"

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