This is some of the history Richard Robertson has on the Robertsons of Allendale/Hampton County SC. They lived in the area on the Hampton/Allendale county line. The area is known as Levy's Bay near the Savannah River. They attended Smyrna Church and then Beech Branch Church.

FIRST GENERATION

1. Joseph Wilton ROBERTSON was born in Jan 1847 in , South Carolina, USA. He died on 2 Jul 1905 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. He was buried on 3 Jul 1905 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. BURIAL: Fox and Weeks Mortuary, Savannah, Georgia - Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia. J. W. Robertson buried in the Strangers Ground, Row 5, Grave 98 Died 7/2/1905 Buried 7/3/1905 Age 50 years. Born in So. Carolina Resided at 719 Center Street W. DEATH: Certificate in Chatham County Health Dept.  He was married to Nancy MCNAMARA (daughter of Michael H MCNAMARA and Lavincy Dobson). Nancy MCNAMARA was born about 1849 in , Chatham, South Carolina. She died in 1884 in , Hampton, South Carolina.


He was married to Mary Jane HARVEY about 1888. 1900 SC Census Richland County gives number of years married to Mary J. Robinson as 12 years. Children of marriage to Mary Jane Harvey taken from handwritten notes on family group sheet.  Mary Jane HARVEY was born in Feb 1874 in , Bryan, Georgia, USA. She died on 4 Jan 1937 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. She was buried on 5 Jan 1937 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. Nicknamed "Janie".  She was called "Mamie" by the children of Joseph and Nancy Robertson.  She later married a Bill Wells.  BIRTH: 1900 Census gives birth as Feb 1874 in Georgia. Enumerated in 1900 with Joseph Robinson in Columbia, South Carolina.  DEATH: Chatham County Health Dept Records death of Janie Wells on 4 Jan 1934. Residence at 316 E. Broughton St. Savannah, Georgia. Female, White, Widowed, age 69 years, no profession, Birthplace Bryan County, Ga. Undertaker Albert Goetter - Savannah, Ga. Informant - Mrs James B. Sellers, Buried 5 Jan 1937. Cause of death - Carcinoma of Cervix with contributory pneumonia terminal. Filed 5 Jan, 1937.  Children: She is shown in the 1900 SC Census in Columbia , Richland, SC as Mary J. Robinson married 12 years and having 6 children with 2 living.


SECOND GENERATION

2. Elizabeth Ann ROBERTSON was born on 25 Jan 1872 in Goethe Twn, Beaufort, South Carolina, USA. She was buried on 17 Aug 1928 in, Chatham, Georgia.. She died on 15 Aug 1958 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA.  DEATH: Death Certificate recorded in Chatham County Health Dept, Savannah, Georgia. DOB 26 Jan 56 Yrs at death. Died of Pallagra. Died in the dining room of Medicus LeRoy Robertson.  She was married to Clarence Lorenzo LOVE (son of Charles Emerson LOVE and Eliza Rebecca HUDSON) on 12 Jun 1890 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia.  Clarence Lorenzo LOVE was born on 8 Mar 1855 in , Chatham, Georgia. He died on 9 Nov 1911 in , Bryan, Georgia. He was buried on 10 Nov 1911 in, Bryan, Georgia. ARCHIVE RECORD: Submitted by Marguerite Love, 615 Penn Ave, Savannah, Ga. in 1943. Source reference is "Family Record". She is apparently the wife of Lorenzo Love as listed on this group sheet.

3. Addie Florence ROBERTSON was born on 30 Apr 1874 in Goethe Twn, Barnwell, South Carolina, USA. She died on 14 Feb 1947 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. She was buried on 16 Feb 1947 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. DEATH: Death Certificate recorded in Chatham County Health Dept in Savannah, Georgia. Age 72 yrs 9 Mths 14 Days. Informant was Eugene H. Love (Brother-in-Law). Cause of death: Myocarchitis with Pleurosy contributing. Obituary in the Savannah Morning News 15 Feb 1947.  BURIAL: Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia.  She was married to George A. RITTER on 29 Jul 1893 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. She was divorced from George A. RITTER. She was married to William Sidney LOVE (son of Charles Emerson LOVE and Eliza Rebecca HUDSON) on 3 Jun 1896 in , Bryan, Georgia, USA. She was sealed to spouse on 18 Jan 1950 in the Logan, Utah LDS temple. William Sidney LOVE was born on 27 Dec 1862 in , Chatham, Georgia. He died on 24 Apr 1923.

4. Medicus LeRoy ROBERTSON was born on 26 Aug 1876 in Goethe Twn, Hampton, South Carolina, USA. He died on 22 Feb 1930 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. He was buried on 24 Feb 1930 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. BIRTH: Recorded on death certificate and 1880 Census in Goethe Township, Beaufort County, SC. Southern States Mission Records, Film Wrf, prt 3,4,5.  DEATH: Certificate filed in Chatham County, Ga. health dept. Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorage. Laborer with Park and Tree Commission at time of death.  BURIAL: Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Ga. Section L Lot 452.   MARRIAGE: Certificate filed in Chatham Cty, Ga. Probate. Med L. Roberson of Savannah, Ga to Ada L. Wise of Savannah, Ga. on 20 July 1901.  He used to take the mule and wagon to town to buy supplies. He sometimes came home drunk and Grandma Robertson (his wife) would pull him out of the wagon, put up the mule and supplies, then cover him with a quilt and let him sleep on the front porch. If she found any liquor, she would set the bottles on the fence post and shoot them with her gun.  He was married to Ada Louise WISE (daughter of Leander Jackson WISE and Julia Mozelle LOVE) on 21 Jul 1901 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. Ada Louise WISE was born on 26 Jun 1884 in Bryan County, Bryan, Georgia, USA. She died on 16 Aug 1962 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. She was buried on 18 Aug 1962 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. !BIRTH: Family records show birth as 26 Jun 1844 and Tombstone shows Birthdate as 18 Jun 1844.  DEATH: Tombstone shows 16 Aug 1962.  BURIAL: Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Ga. Section L Lot 452.  MARRIAGE: Recorded in Chatham County, Ga. Probate Med L. Roberson o f Savannah, Ga to Ada L. Wise of Savannah, Ga. Marriage to Frank E. Trask recorded in Chatham County Probate.  Nickname: Ada Lue

5. Carrie Lavenia ROBERTSON was born on 3 Mar 1879 in Goethe Twn, Hampton, South Carolina, USA. She died on 4 Dec 1958 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. She was buried in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA.  DEATH: Death Certificate recorded in Chatham County Health Dept, Savannah, Georgia. Age at death 79 Yrs. Widow of John W. Baker. Henderson Brothers Morticians. Cause of Death: Cerebral Thrombosis.  BURIAL: Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia.  She was married to Isham Ezra LANIER Sr. in Nov 1897 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. Isham Ezra LANIER Sr. was born in 1871 in , Georgia, USA. He died on 5 Nov 1917 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA. He was buried on 6 Nov 1917 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA.

BIRTH: 1910 Census, Savannah, Chatham, Georgia. (Soundex) Age 39.  MARRIAGE: Isham E. Lanier to Carrie L. Robinson on 11 Apr 1897 at Savannah, Chatham County, GA recorded in Chatham County Probate Court. Marred by Rev James T Ryder in the M.E. Church, South.  BURIAL: Died 5 Nov 1917, Buried 6 Nov 1917, Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Ga. Sec K Lot 543 Age 47 yrs Nativity - Ga. Res. Thunderbolt Ga.  DEATH: Chatham Co. Health Dept. Certificate. Age 47, Male, White, Nativity - Ga., Married, Occupation - Florist. Date of Death 5 Nov, 1917. Cause of death - Hemophelegio, Duration - 10 hours. Undertaker - Weeks and Fox.

9. Hilda Mae ROBERSON was born on 20 Feb 1901 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA. She died on 11 Apr 1979 in Sylvania, Screven, Georgia, USA. She was buried on 12 Apr 1979 in Sylvania, Screven, Georgia, USA. BURIAL: Memorial Park Cemetery, Sylvania, Ga. Information from daughter, Opal Clark.  DEATH: Certificate in Screven Co. Probate Court. Death 11 Apr 1979, Buried 12 Apr 1979, White, Female, Married, Spouse - Ralph E. Lewis, SS# 253-20-5194, Place of death - 201 Church ST, Sylvania, Ga. , Date of Birth - 20 Feb, 1091 Age 78 yrs, Place of Birth, South Carolina. Cemetery - Screven County Memorial, Sylvania, Ga. Undertaker - Thompson Funeral Home, 114 Ennis St, Sylvania, Ga. 30467. Cause of death - probable heart attack. File numbers - state - 018559. Informant - Ralph E. Lewis. Father - Joseph Roberson Mother - Mary Jane Harvey

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