Burlington newspaper items - Robertson
Burlington Standard, Tuesday, July 5, 1887
Rochester, July 4, 1887
"A very pleasant wedding took place at the residence of Mr. And Mrs. A. J. Robertson on Saturday afternoon last at which time their youngest daughter, Miss Kate, was united in marriage to Mr. R. M. Slaight, Rev. G. H. Hubbard, of Honey Creek, officiating. Mr. Slaight has rented and furnished the house belonging to E. B. Adams, on West Water street, and the bridal pair will go at once to housekeeping. If the good wishes of a host of friends be granted, a long and happy life will assuredly be theirs."
(A. J. Robertson is my 2nd Great Grandfather.)
Burlington Standard?, Saturday, April 22, 1899.
"Mrs. Andrew Robertson died at her home in Rochester Wednesday night, aged about 65 years. She was an old and well known resident of Rochester. She is survived by her husband and four children, the latter being Mrs. Munn Slaight, of East Troy; Mrs. Belden, of Rochester, and William and Charles Robertson of Nebraska. The funeral will take place this afternoon."
(Mrs. A. J. Robertson is my 2nd Great Grandmother.)
Burlington Standard Democrat, Friday, June 20, 1919.
"Mrs. Ella, (Robertson,) Belden returned last week from Palmyra where she had been with her sister, Mrs. Munn Slaight, for several months. The latter, who was a former resident of this village and later of Burlington, will go to Nebraska to live with her brother, Fred Robertson."
(Ella Robertson Belden is my Great Grandmother.)
Burlington Standard Democrat, Friday, August 22, 1919.
"Charles Robertson, of Blair, Neb., visited old friends in Burlington and Rochester part of last week and on Saturday went to Palmyra to visit relatives. Mr. Robertson, when here was employed in the Ben Holmes cigar factory and followed the cigar making business for some time at Blair. He is now deputy county treasurer there."
(Charles Robertson is my Great Granduncle.)
Burlington Standard Democrat, Friday, June 6, 1930.
Mrs. Munn Slaight.
Word was received here last week of the passing away of Mrs. Munn Slaight in the Walworth county hospital where she was confined for several years.
Kate Robertson was the daughter of the late Mr. And Mrs. A. J. Robertson and grew to womanhood here. After her marriage she resided in Burlington, East Troy and Palmyra. The funeral was held in Palmyra last Thursday and burial was made beside her husband who passed away some years ago. She is survived by two brothers, Charles and Fred Robertson, of Blair, Neb.
(Kate Robertson Slaight is my great grandaunt.)
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