View Robertson Newspaper items. Mary Lucinda Taylor was born 5 July 1832,1,2 in Oswego County New York, daughter of George E. Taylor and Lydia Markham,3 and moved to Racine, Wisconsin at an early age.4 She was educated there at a private ladies seminary. The Census for 1850 for the City of Racine, District Number one, Page 26, lists her in Dwelling 96 with her brother, Horatio T. Taylor age 23, Marie Campbell Taylor age 27 and, Cornelia Campbell age 16. "His father, (and Mary's), George Taylor, was born at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., and on attaining mature years wedded Miss Lydia Markham, who was born near the same place."5

She married Andrew J. Robertson in Racine, Wisconsin on 6 April 1851. They moved up North to a farm. They are shown in the 1860 census in Pardeeville, Wyocena, Columbia County. In 1865 they moved to Rochester, Racine County in order for their children to attend The Academy. She was a Daughter of Rebecca and member of the Congregational Church.

She died 19 April 1899.6 Burial was in the Rochester Town Cemetery.

"Mrs. A. J. Robertson, died at her home this village last Wednesday evening in her 67th year of age. She leaves a husband and two daughters, Mrs. Ella Belden of this place and Mrs. Munn Slaight of East Troy, also three sons, William, Charles, and Fred, of Fremont and Blair, Nebraska."7

They had five children:

  1. Ella A. born 12 March 1852, married Allen H Belden.
  2. Katy born 1856.
  3. William J. born 1858.
  4. Charles H. born 1 March 1867.
  5. Alfred (Fred) P., born 1877.

  • Source (11), 29 April 1899.
  • Source (18), 26 April 1899.
  • Source (18), 26 April 1899.
  • Source (11), 29 April 1899.
  • Source (47), page 943.
  • Source (10), Vol. E, Page, 181.
  • Source (18), 26 April 1899.