Ninth Generation

183. Nettie May HARRISON59,65 was born on 21 November 1877 in Illinois.65 She died on 25 July 1944 at the age of 66 in Sebastian County, Arkansas.66

Married by W. H. Taylor, JP on 30 Jul 1898, Crawford Co, AR. Marriage license taken out on 29 Jul. Joel A. Robinson of Crawford Co was age 29; Miss Nettie Harrison, of the same place, age 20.

Mrs. Ned Robinson of Van Buren listed as sister of Mary Adamson in her obit. Name may be incorrect. There is a marriage record in Crawford Co for 30 Jul 1898 - Nettie Harrison to Joe A. Robertson. The 1900 Census has Joseph Robison as head of household with wife Nettie born Nov 1877 and Baby Mary born May 1899. Nettie was born in Illinois; her father born in KY; mother born in IL. The family lived in Winfrey Township.

1900 Census. Winfrey Twp, Crawford, AR, Hh 97
Joseph Robinson, b. Mar 1869, age 31, married 1 year, b. AR, parents b. TX, Day Laborer
Nettie, wife, b. Nov 1877, 22, 1 child, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. IL
Mary, dau, b. May 1899, age 1, b. AR

Apparently Joel had been married before he married Nettie Harrison - this seems to be his household in 1910, Richland Twp, Crawford, AR, Hh 150
Joel A. Robertson, 41, married twice, this time for 11 years, b. MO, father b. KY, mother b. AL
Nettie M., wife, 32, married once for 11 years, 5 children - 3 are living, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. IL
Lisie, dau, 17, b. AR, father b. MO, mother b. AR
Susie, dau, 15, b. AR, father b. MO, mother b. AR
Mary, dau, 10, b. AR, father b. MO, mother b. IL
Barney S., son, 5, b. AR, father b. MO, mother b. IL
William M., son, 3, b. AR, father b. MO, mother b. IL

1920 Census. Van Buren, Crawford Co AR, Hh 106
Joel A Robertson, age 50, b. MO, Farmer
Nettie M., wife, 41, b. IL
Mary J., dau, 17, all children born in Arkansas
Jack, son, age 15 (Barney S. in 1910)
Acel W., son, age 13 (William M. in 1910?)
Claude A., son, age 9

1930 Census. Van Buren Twp, Crawford Co AR, Hh 209
Joel A. Robertson, 61, married at age 29, Farmer
Nettie M., wife, 52, married at age 20
William A., son, 22
Claude A., son, 19
Thresa, dau, 9

1940 Census. Van Buren Twp, Crawford Co, AR, Hh 45
Lived in the same place in 1935
Joel A. Robertson, 71, b. MO, Farmer
Nettie, wife, 62, b. IL
Theresa, dau, 19, b. AR

Found date of death in the Arkansas Death Index at Ancestry. She is buried Yoestown Cemetery, Crawford Co AR. FindAGrave has an exact birthdate of 21 Nov 1877 - stone is not pictured.

Nettie May HARRISON and Joel A. ROBERTSON were married on 30 July 1898 in Crawford County, Arkansas.65,67,68 Joel A. ROBERTSON was born on 7 March 1869 in Missouri.65 He died on 4 March 1941 at the age of 71 in Crawford County, Arkansas.69

FindAGrave memorial states his parents were John Robertson and Sarah Hawkins.

1870 Census. Turnback Twp, Mt. Vernon P.O., Lawrence Co, MO, Hh 16
John B. Robertson, 53, Farmer, b. KY
Ellen 35, (2nd wife), b. AL
Sarah W., 20, b. MO as were all the Robertson children
John G., 19
Mary W. 16
Manda L., 14 - all children of John's first wife
Children of Ellen:
James M., 6
Lucretia P., 4
Joel A., age 1
William McDugal, 11, b. MS. Elizabeth, 8, b. MO
Ellen Hankins, 63, b. TN

1880 Census. Prec 4, Dallas Co, TX, Hh 267
John B. Robertson, 64, b. KY
Elenor, 44, wife, b. Al
James M., 16, son, b. MO as were all the children
Luticia, 14, daughter
Joel A., 11, son
Martha, 8, dau
George D., 6, son
Susan, 4, dau
Wm C. McDougal, 22, adopted son, b. MS
Elizabeth, 18, adopted daughter, b. MS
Ellen Hankins, 78, mother-in-law, b. TN

Married first to Malinda A. Peters, 28 Jul 1889 - she died before July of 1898.

Although both Joel and Nettie are said to be buried Yoestown Cemetery, FindAGrave has no picture of their stones and they are not listed in the Crawford Co Cemetery book which was compiled in the late 1960's.

Nettie May HARRISON and Joel A. ROBERTSON had the following children:






John Barney ROBERTSON was born on 29 August 1904 in Crawford County, Arkansas. He died on 9 June 1946 at the age of 41 in San Francisco, California.

1940 Census. San Francisco City, Assembly Dist 21, San Francisco Co, CA
2420 Bayshore Blvd. (obviously an aparment complex)
John Robertson, 35, 2 years of college, b. Arkansas, lived in Sunnyvale, Lassen Co, CA in 1935, Electrician, steam Railroad

Coroner's Records, City and County of San Francisco, California
John Barney Robertson died at St. Lukes Hopital on 9 Jun 1946 at 2:19 AM. He was married; his wife's name Ethel. He was an Electrician, age 41, born in Van Buren, AR. His wife was notified.
Description: 5'7", 200 lbs., brown eyes, iron grey hair.
Facts to be proven at inquest:
"The deceased resided with his wife at 447 Bush Street and was employed as an electrician by the Ets-Hokin-Galvan Co. On 5/29/46, he was supposedly spraying some electrical equipment with carbon tetrachloride on a tug at Pier 19, when he supposedly became overcome by fumes with ensuing nausea. He had no medical attention at the time but complained severe back pains at home the same evening and 2 days later became worse. He was admitted ambulatory to St. Lukes Hospital at 5:00 PM 6/5/46 for treatment of above by Dr. Castlehun. About 1:30 AM 6/9/46, he suddenly became complained of shortness of breath and was treated by Dr. Brown but died at 2:19 AM, 6/9/46. There is supposedly no other medical history."

Buried Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo Co, CA. Military Stone.
Cpl. U.S. Marine Corps.



William Acel ROBERTSON was born on 1 October 1906 in Crawford County, Arkansas. He died on 24 March 1973 at the age of 66 in Tehama County, Californa.



Claude A. ROBERTSON was born on 12 December 1910 in Crawford County, Arkansas. He died on 18 December 1969 at the age of 59 in Sacramento, Sacramento County, California.

16 Oct 1940 World War II Draft Registration
Claude Alexander Robertson of 927 1/2 2nd St, Sacramento, Sacramento Co, Calif. was age 29, born 12 Dec 1910 in Crawford Co, AR. Mrs. Susie Cudd, sister, at the County Hospital in Madera, Madera Co, would always know his address. Employer was Mr. Massey. 5'8" tall, 170 lb. Brown eyes & hair. Small scar on plam of left hand.



Theresa ROBERTSON (private).