William John Robertson


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1. Clara Bell Tabb

William John Robertson 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: Mar 1853, La Plata, Charles, MD, United States 2
  • Marriage (1): Clara Bell Tabb in 1878 in La Plata, Charles, MD, United States 1
  • Died: 13 Apr 1913, Catonsville, Baltimore, MD at age 60 6
  • Buried: Baltimore: Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, MD

   FamilySearch ID: KKST-SYH.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 3 The 1900 Census recorded owning a home at 718 N. Arlington Avenue: William J. Robertson, occupation insurance, 47, living with wife Clara B., 45; John F., clerk, 21; Mary G., 19; Ethel K., 18; Clara M., 13; and aunt Elizabeth Scarburgh, 78. Everyone was born in Maryland except Clara and her parents in Virginia. William's father was born in Maryland and mother in Virginia.

2. Residence: 718 North Arlington Ave., Baltimore, MD on 19 Nov 1902 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 7

3. Obituary: Baltimore Sun: obituary of William J. Robertson on 14 Apr 1913 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. 6 William J. Robertson Dead
Former Police Justice Had Been ill Four Months.

William J. Robertson, 60 years old, former police justice and an insurance broker, died at his home, Seminole avenue, Oak ForestPark, Catonsville, yesterday afternoon from a complication of diseases. He had been ill four months.
Mr. Robertson was born in Somerset county and was a son of the late William Robertson. He married Miss Clara Tubb, who survives with three daughters, Mrs. William Gordon Beecher, Mrs. E. R. Omosandro and Miss Myrtle Robertson, and one son, John Tabb Robertson.
Mr. Robertson was a member of Franklin Square Baptist Church. In politics he was a Democrat. He was a police magistrate at the Southwestern Station for four years.

William married Clara Bell Tabb in 1878 in La Plata, Charles, MD, United States.1 (Clara Bell Tabb was born on 22 Jun 1855 in , Elizabeth City County, VA,2 8 died on 21 Jun 1923 in Catonsville, Baltimore, MD 9 and was buried in Baltimore: Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, MD 9.)


1 1910 United States Census, Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore District 1, Series: T624 Roll: 550 Page: 42.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 (Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.), Application of John Tabb Robertson born 1879, the son of William John Robertson and Clara Tabb.

3 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3K2-CB7 William J Robertson, Precinct 11 Baltimore city Ward 18, Baltimore, Maryland, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 239, sheet 16B, family 291.

4 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 20 Nov 1902 page 7, Beecher-Robertson Wedding.

5 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 24 Sep 1954, page 17. Obituary of Mrs. Gertrude Beecher.

6 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 14 Apr 1913, page 12. Obituary of William J. Robertson.

7 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 20 Nov 1902, page 7, Beecher-Robertson Wedding.

8 FamilySearch.org, Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1584-1917, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X5XR-7MB Clara Tabb, 22 Jun 1855.

9 Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD), 24 Jun 1923, page 16. Funeral of Mrs. Clara Tabb Robertson.

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