Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Robertshaws in:
 • Rock Creek Cemetery
 • Washington
 • District of Columbia
 • District Of Columbia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Edmund Cole Robertshaw
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: May 24, 1875
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1950
District Of Columbia, USA

Born Monday at 10 o'clock May 24, 1875, at Courtland Street in West Hoboken, N. J.

He was a talented Musician. Plate Printer for the Bureau of Engraving & Printing in 1900 - 1930 as was his bother, George, in 1910 & 1920. He took great pride in cleaning the plates by hand even after the task had been mechanized.

Married to Vera Mae Adkins on August 23, 1911 at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.

World War I Draft Registration. Lived at 628 Washington Ave., Cherrydale, Alexandria, Virginia. Stated he had blue eyes, brown hair, and was a Plate Printer for the Bureau of Engraving & Printing.

At the time of the 1930 Census he lived at 319 Rock Creek Church Road. Vera's mother, Myra, and her grandmother, Lydia, were living with them.

Edmund Cole Robertshaw died December 24, 1950 and is buried in Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington D. C. Rock Creek Cemetery is owned by the Vestry, the governing body, of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish. The Church began as a mission on the Rock Creek Hundreds in 1712 and is the only surviving colonial church in what is now Washington, D.C.

Chicago Tribune December 26, 1950 Edmund C Robertshaw, formerly of 329 S Lombard Avenue, Oak Park, IL; beloved husband of Vera, Mae Adkins; dear father of John A of Washington, DC fond brother of Mrs. Ruth Cobelli of Hayward, Wisconsin; Mrs. Ida Wells of Antioch, IL and the late Lillian Gaylard, Herbert, and George Robertshaw, grandfather of two. Family at 319 Rock Creek Church Road, NW, Washington, DC. Burial in Washington, DC. 
Family links: 
  Francis Lee Robertshaw (1841 - 1924)
  Ida Emile Richardson-Cooke Robertshaw (1849 - 1889)
  Vera Mae Adkins Robertshaw (1891 - 1972)
  John A. Robertshaw (1920 - 1998)*
  Lillian Ida Robertshaw Gaylard (1871 - 1938)*
  Francis Herbert Robertshaw (1872 - 1938)*
  Edmund Cole Robertshaw (1875 - 1950)
  Anne Florence Robertshaw (1879 - 1880)*
  Ruth Matilda Robertshaw Cobelli (1881 - 1961)*
  George Laws Robertshaw (1883 - 1930)*
  Ida Elizabeth Robertshaw Wells (1889 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Rock Creek Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section 6, Lot 096
Created by: Member #47700116
Record added: Apr 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89273668
Edmund Cole Robertshaw
Added by: W. Warder
Edmund Cole Robertshaw
Cemetery Photo
Added by: L Ferree
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Cori H
 Added: Nov. 26, 2015

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED