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231. Nettie May HARRISON60,68 was born on 21 November 1877 in Illinois.68 She died on 25 July 1944 at the age of 66 in Sebastian County, Arkansas.69

Married by W. H. Taylor, JP on 30 Jul 1898, Crawford Co, AR. Marriage license taken out on 29 Jul. Joel A. Robinson of Crawford Co was age 29; Miss Nettie Harrison, of the same place, age 20.

Mrs. Ned Robinson of Van Buren listed as sister of Mary Adamson in her obit. Name may be incorrect. There is a marriage record in Crawford Co for 30 Jul 1898 - Nettie Harrison to Joe A. Robertson. The 1900 Census has Joseph Robison as head of household with wife Nettie born Nov 1877 and Baby Mary born May 1899. Nettie was born in Illinois; her father born in KY; mother born in IL. The family lived in Winfrey Township.

1900 Census. Winfrey Twp, Crawford, AR, Hh 97
Joseph Robinson, b. Mar 1869, age 31, married 1 year, b. AR, parents b. TX, Day Laborer
Nettie, wife, b. Nov 1877, 22, 1 child, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. IL
Mary, dau, b. May 1899, age 1, b. AR

Apparently Joel had been married before he married Nettie Harrison - this seems to be his household in 1910, Richland Twp, Crawford, AR, Hh 150
Joel A. Robertson, 41, married twice, this time for 11 years, b. MO, father b. KY, mother b. AL
Nettie M., wife, 32, married once for 11 years, 5 children - 3 are living, b. IL, father b. KY, mother b. IL
Lisie, dau, 17, b. AR, father b. MO, mother b. AR
Susie, dau, 15, b. AR, father b. MO, mother b. AR
Mary, dau, 10, b. AR, father b. MO, mother b. IL
Barney S., son, 5, b. AR, father b. MO, mother b. IL
William M., son, 3, b. AR, father b. MO, mother b. IL

1920 Census. Van Buren, Crawford Co AR, Hh 106
Joel A Robertson, age 50, b. MO, Farmer
Nettie M., wife, 41, b. IL
Mary J., dau, 17, all children born in Arkansas
Jack, son, age 15 (Barney S. in 1910)
Acel W., son, age 13 (William M. in 1910?)
Claude A., son, age 9

1930 Census. Van Buren Twp, Crawford Co AR, Hh 209
Joel A. Robertson, 61, married at age 29, Farmer
Nettie M., wife, 52, married at age 20
William A., son, 22
Claude A., son, 19
Thresa, dau, 9

1940 Census. Van Buren Twp, Crawford Co, AR, Hh 45
Lived in the same place in 1935
Joel A. Robertson, 71, b. MO, Farmer
Nettie, wife, 62, b. IL
Theresa, dau, 19, b. AR

Found date of death in the Arkansas Death Index at Ancestry. She is buried Yoestown Cemetery, Crawford Co AR. FindAGrave has an exact birthdate of 21 Nov 1877 - stone is not pictured.

Nettie May HARRISON and Joel A. ROBERTSON were married on 30 July 1898 in Crawford County, Arkansas.68,70,71 Joel A. ROBERTSON was born on 7 March 1869 in Missouri.68 He died on 4 March 1941 at the age of 71 in Crawford County, Arkansas.72

FindAGrave memorial states his parents were John Robertson and Sarah Hawkins.

1870 Census. Turnback Twp, Mt. Vernon P.O., Lawrence Co, MO, Hh 16
John B. Robertson, 53, Farmer, b. KY
Ellen 35, (2nd wife), b. AL
Sarah W., 20, b. MO as were all the Robertson children
John G., 19
Mary W. 16
Manda L., 14 - all children of John's first wife
Children of Ellen:
James M., 6
Lucretia P., 4
Joel A., age 1
William McDugal, 11, b. MS. Elizabeth, 8, b. MO
Ellen Hankins, 63, b. TN

1880 Census. Prec 4, Dallas Co, TX, Hh 267
John B. Robertson, 64, b. KY
Elenor, 44, wife, b. Al
James M., 16, son, b. MO as were all the children
Luticia, 14, daughter
Joel A., 11, son
Martha, 8, dau
George D., 6, son
Susan, 4, dau
Wm C. McDougal, 22, adopted son, b. MS
Elizabeth, 18, adopted daughter, b. MS
Ellen Hankins, 78, mother-in-law, b. TN

Although both Joel and Nettie are said to be buried Yoestown Cemetery, FindAGrave has no picture of their stones and they are not listed in the Crawford Co Cemetery book which was compiled in the late 1960's.

Nettie May HARRISON and Joel A. ROBERTSON had the following children:



Mary J. ROBERTSON was born in May 1899 in Crawford County, Arkansas.68



Barney S. "Jack" ROBERTSON was born in 1905 in Crawford County, Arkansas.



Acel William ROBERTSON was born in 1907 in Crawford County, Arkansas.



Claude A. ROBERTSON (private).



Theresa ROBERTSON (private).