Rosa Zella Robertson

6 May 1907–13 April 1994 (Age 86)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Rosa Zella

When Rosa Zella Robertson was born on 6 May 1907, in Virginia, United States, her father, Elby Victor Elmer Robertson, was 27 and her mother, Lucinda Catherine Thornton, was 26. She lived in Pearisburg, Giles, Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 13 April 1994, in Libertytown, Frederick, Maryland, United States, at the age of 86.

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Elby Victor Elmer Robertson
Lucinda Catherine Thornton
Mary E Robertson
Alfred E Robertson
Nettie Lou Robertson
Garland Maryland Robertson
Rosa Zella Robertson
Vera Lillian Robertson
Thressie Catherine Robertson
Tessie Robertson
Geneva Effie Robertson
Elmer M "Jake" Robertson
Clemens Iretta Robertson

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 10

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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  • Zella Robertson in household of Elbe Robertson, "United States Census, 1920"

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