The Descendants of Henry Robertson


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The Descendants of Henry Robertson

Generation No. 1

1. HENRY1 ROBERTSON was born Abt. 1787 in Scotland, and died August 10, 1869 in Cavendish, PEI. He married (1) MARY BOYD September 08, 1809 in Stewarton, Ayr, Scotland, daughter of JAMES BOYD and ISOBEL BROWN. She was born 1786 in Scotland, and died April 07, 1849 in Cavendish, PEI. He married (2) MARY SIMPSON March 29, 1854 in PEI, daughter of WILLIAM SIMPSON and MARY MILLER. She was born 1797 in Cavendish, PEI, and died June 06, 1859 in Cavendish, PEI.

Children of HENRY ROBERTSON and MARY BOYD are:

2. i. ISABELLA BROWN2 ROBERTSON, b. July 05, 1810, Neilston, Renfrew, Scotland.

ii. THOMAS ROBERTSON, b. 1811, Neilston, Renfrew, Scotland; d. January 07, 1895; m. JENNIE MCLEOD; b. Abt. 1811; d. May 16, 1884, PEI.

iii. MARY ROBERTSON, b. July 16, 1813, Neilston, Renfrew, Scotland; m. HORACE LING, April 08, 1847, PEI; b. October 02, 1823, Suffolk, England; d. October 1859, PEI.

iv. ELIZABETH ROBERTSON, b. April 02, 1815, Stewarton, Ayr, Scotland; m. CHARLES RIDDLE.

3. v. HENRY ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1817, Scotland; d. December 14, 1897.

vi. JAMES ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1820; m. ELIZA LILLEY, 1849.

4. vii. JOHN M. ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1822, Scotland; d. January 30, 1895, Cavendish, PEI.

5. viii. ANN ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1828; d. 1918.

ix. MARGARET ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1830, PEI; d. October 04, 1846, Cavendish, PEI.

Generation No. 2

2. ISABELLA BROWN2 ROBERTSON (HENRY1) was born July 05, 1810 in Neilston, Renfrew, Scotland. She married (1) JOHN TAYLOR November 20, 1832 in PEI. She married (2) JOHN KENNEDY Abt. 1855.

Child of ISABELLA ROBERTSON and JOHN TAYLOR is:

i. MARY ANN3 TAYLOR, b. 1839.

3. HENRY2 ROBERTSON (HENRY1) was born Abt. 1817 in Scotland, and died December 14, 1897. He married MARY MACLEAN 1842 in PEI. She was born Abt. 1821 in Scotland.

Children of HENRY ROBERTSON and MARY MACLEAN are:

6. i. JOSEPH3 ROBERTSON, b. April 25, 1843, Cavendish, PEI; d. July 31, 1915, PEI.

ii. HENRY WILLIAM ROBERTSON, b. January 18, 1845.

iii. MARGARET LYDIA ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1847; m. GEORGE HOUSTON; b. 1837, New Glasgow, PEI; d. February 26, 1908, Mayfield, PEI.

iv. ALEXANDER ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1849.

7. v. MARY ROBERTSON, b. April 21, 1849, Cavendish, PEI; d. February 11, 1931, Montague, PEI.

vi. MURRAY ROBERTSON, b. August 12, 1851, PEI; d. 1925; m. EMILY WOOLNER, January 1878, PEI; b. PEI.

8. vii. DOUGLAS ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1855, PEI.

viii. JAMES ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1857, PEI; m. MARGARET TOOMBS, August 03, 1886, PEI; b. PEI.

9. ix. ALLAN ROBERTSON, b. December 22, 1858, Cavendish, PEI; d. December 18, 1927, St. Peter's Bay, PEI.

x. AMELIA ANN ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1863, PEI; d. New Glasgow, PEI; m. NELSON ORR, PEI; b. New Glasgow, PEI; d. New Glasgow, PEI.

4. JOHN M.2 ROBERTSON (HENRY1) was born Abt. 1822 in Scotland, and died January 30, 1895 in Cavendish, PEI. He married ISABELLA UNKNOWN in PEI. She was born Abt. 1822.

Child of JOHN ROBERTSON and ISABELLA UNKNOWN is:

i. MARGARET3 ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1853, Cavendish, PEI.

5. ANN2 ROBERTSON (HENRY1) was born Abt. 1828, and died 1918. She married (1) ALEXANDER LAIRD in PEI, son of ALEXANDER LAIRD. She married (2) JOHN FRASER 1873 in PEI.

Children of ANN ROBERTSON and ALEXANDER LAIRD are:

i. EMILY3 LAIRD, b. Abt. 1856, PEI.

ii. CAROLINE LAIRD, b. Abt. 1857, PEI; m. ALEXANDER WYAND, January 20, 1881, PEI; b. PEI.

Generation No. 3

6. JOSEPH3 ROBERTSON (HENRY2, HENRY1) was born April 25, 1843 in Cavendish, PEI, and died July 31, 1915 in PEI. He married ANN HACKER 1871 in PEI. She was born Abt. 1841 in PEI, and died Bef. 1915 in PEI.

Child of JOSEPH ROBERTSON and ANN HACKER is:

i. GEORGE H.4 ROBERTSON.

7. MARY3 ROBERTSON (HENRY2, HENRY1) was born April 21, 1849 in Cavendish, PEI, and died February 11, 1931 in Montague, PEI. She married GEORGE ARTHUR January 1883 in PEI, son of WILLIAM ARTHUR and CATHERINE NISBET. He was born September 07, 1850 in North Rustico, PEI, and died May 26, 1923 in Mount Hope, PEI.

Child of MARY ROBERTSON and GEORGE ARTHUR is:

i. KATHERINE M. (KATIE)4 ARTHUR, b. October 13, 1883, PEI; d. May 06, 1918, Dorchester, Mass., USA; m. CHARLES G. TIBBETTS.

8. DOUGLAS3 ROBERTSON (HENRY2, HENRY1) was born Abt. 1855 in PEI.

Child of DOUGLAS ROBERTSON is:

i. GORDON4 ROBERTSON, b. May 22, 1883.

9. ALLAN3 ROBERTSON (HENRY2, HENRY1) was born December 22, 1858 in Cavendish, PEI, and died December 18, 1927 in St. Peter's Bay, PEI. He married MARGARET G. ARTHUR July 11, 1881 in PEI, daughter of WILLIAM ARTHUR and CATHERINE NISBET. She was born April 11, 1857 in PEI, and died February 15, 1948 in Montague, PEI.

Children of ALLAN ROBERTSON and MARGARET ARTHUR are:

i. GEORGE FREDERICK4 ROBERTSON, b. December 1881, PEI; d. August 02, 1889, At Wm Arthur's, North Rustico, PEI.

ii. MINNIE MELVINA ROBERTSON, b. March 03, 1884, PEI; d. February 1976, Wetaskiwin, Alberta; m. ARCHIBALD TALMAGE GAY, 1904; b. November 09, 1880, Mount Hope, Lot 55, PEI; d. September 1945, Elnora, Alberta.

iii. HENRY WILLIAM ROBERTSON, b. January 04, 1888, PEI.

iv. EDITH PEARL ROBERTSON, b. March 06, 1890; d. Aft. 1979, Alberta; m. MERVIN PIPER; d. Bef. 1950, Alberta.

v. JAMES A. ROBERTSON, b. February 13, 1892, Mount Hope, PEI.

vi. LESLIE M. ROBERTSON, b. February 06, 1895, PEI; d. Aft. 1948, Ontario.

vii. MARGARET "OLIVE" ROBERTSON, b. March 28, 1898, PEI; d. January 15, 1979, Charlottetown, PEI; m. (1) LOUIS HENRY POOLE, Bef. 1960, PEI; b. Abt. 1898, PEI; d. June 14, 1962, Charlottetown, PEI; m. (2) DAVID GORDON MCKNIGHT, 1964, PEI; b. Abt. 1898, Scotland; d. August 26, 1970, Montague, PEI.


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