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Robeson/Robertson Family

This surname appears as both Robeson and Robertson.

First Generation

Children of William Robeson (1770-1842) and Urkey Beckham
David Robeson (1802-bef. 1867)
Isaac Robeson (1803-bef. 1860) m. Elizabeth Haines/Hanes (1808-1882)
Elizabeth Robeson (1805-?) m. Jesse Green
Sarah Robeson (1807-1829) m. Joseph Davis (1797-1846)
William Robeson (1810-1871)
James Robeson (1811-aft. 1867)
Susannah R. Robeson (1813-bef. 1867) m. Alfred Ebert
Phebe Robeson (1815-aft. 1870)
Martha Robeson (1817-aft. 1867) m. ? Logan in Indiana

William Robeson's will was written on 24 Jan 1867, probated 2 Jan 1872, Forsyth County. He names his brothers and sisters, of whom David, Isaac and Susannah appear to be deceased; James, Elizabeth, Sarah, Phebe, and Martha are all living. Susannah must have died between the 1860 census and the date of this will.

Second Generation

Children of Isaac Robeson and Elizabeth Haines
Christian Henry Robertson (1830-1898) m. 1) Juliana Hyer/Hire (1833-1858); 2) Rebecca Faw Johnson (1836-1892), widow of John Wesley Johnson
Elizabeth Pauline Robertson (c1832-?)
George W. Robertson (c1835-?)
Mary A. Robertson (c1836-?)
Sarah Robertson (1837-?)
John W. Robertson (c1839-?)
Isaac F. Robertson (c1842-?)
Phoebe E. Robertson (c1845-?) m. Edwin Boner
David Alexander Robertson (c1846-1923) m. 1) Caroline R.Swaim (1848-1874), 2) Temperance Fisher (1852-1936)
[names of both wives corrected 6/27/05]
Samuel Cornelius Robertson (1849-1923) m. Emily Lare Bullard (1856-1936)

Previously we listed Isaac and Elizabeth's daughter Sarah as the wife of Hezekiah Bodenhamer, but that Sarah appears to be about 10 years older; married 1849, appears in the 1850 census age 23, whereas this one is still with her parents, age 13.

Third Generation

Children of Christian Henry Robertson and 2) Rebecca Faw Johnson
Emma Madora Robertson (1859-1923) m. 1) William Lashmit, 2) Augustus Everage (1853-1924)
Jacob Eugene Robertson (1861-1931) m. Edith Elizabeth Spaugh (1863-1937), d/o Gottlieb Spach and Susanna Kritzfeezer
James Franklin Robertson (1862-1927) m. Ida Elizabeth Woolsey (1868-1950)
Enoch H. Robertson (1864-1935) m. Ida Virginia Davis (1866-1954), d/o Evan Davis and Caroline Holmes
Sarah Elyseabeth Robertson (1866-1926) m. William C. Cornish
Marah Helen Robertson (1868-?) m. Louis Edward Sides, s/o William Sides and Antoinette Spaugh
Rev. Jesse Plaine Robertson (1870-1942) m. 1) Mary Crouch (1870-1910); 2) Lola Davis Robertson (1893-1959)
John Wesley Robertson (1872-?) m. 1) Millie Duncan; 2) Alberta Moss (lived in Witchita Falls, TX)
Julie Elisa Robertson (1874-1930) m. Bernard J. Davis
Ella May Robertson (1876-1938) m. Henry Edward Lashmit (1879-1956)


Children of Samuel Cornelius Robertson and Emily Lare Bullard
Nora Robertson (1879-1969) m. Charles Augustus Hall (1872-1961)
Walter Isaac Robertson (1884-1960) m. Sally Miller
Bessie Mae Robertson (1887-1911)

Fourth Generation

Children of Jacob Eugene Robertson and Edith Elizabeth Spaugh
Lillie Mae Robertson (1885-1964) m. Clarence E. Fishel (1884-1960)
Albert L. Robertson (1886-1958) m. Martha Elizabeth Fishel (1889-1957)
James Eller Robertson (1889-1973) m. Mary Spaugh (b. 1891)
Noah Leon Robertson (1894-1852) m. 1) Lenora May Shields (1895-?), 2) Merble Steward
Arthur E. Robertson (1896-aft. 1931) m. Clara Spaugh, d/o Noah Spaugh and Dora Bell Sink

Enoch H. Robertson House

Enoch Robertson was a dairy farmer and carpenter in the later 1800s and early 1900s in the Clemmons vicinity. He built this one-a-half-story house in 1885, but expanded it in 1905. The outbuildings for this house include Robertson's carpentry shop which he built in 1890. The Robertson house and outbuilding remain in the possession of Enoch Robertson's descendants.

An earlier view of Enoch's home (large)

Children of Enoch H. Robertson and Ida Virginia Davis
Howard Davis Robertson (1898-1961) m. Katherine Hutchinson (1897-?)
William M. Robertson (1894-1973) m. Bertha Woodie (1896-1972)

Fifth Generation

Children of Noah Leon Robertson and Lenora May Shields
Oscar Eugene Robertson (c1917-1919)
Cletus Franklin Robertson (1920-?) m. Flossy Susan Taylor (d. 1975-?)
Thurman Speas Robertson (1926-1996) m. 1) Nancy Caroline Smitherman (1932-1996), 2) Stella Mae Gaither (1929)
Barney Shields Robertson (1928-1943)

Sixth Generation

Children of Thurman Speas Robertson and Stella Mae Gaither
Thurmand Edward Robertson (b & d about 1947)
T. Wayne Robertson (1949-1998) m. Cynthia Jane Hoffman (1953-)
Kim Robertson

Seventh Generation

Children of Thurman Wayne Robertson and Cynthia Jane Hoffman
Tobey Wayne Robertson (1975)

Photo of T. Wayne, Toby and Cindy

Minor revisions were made to this page on July 13, 2001 and on June 27, 2005

©, 2001-2007 Faye Jarvis Moran and Elizabeth H. Harris,

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