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William Marshall Robertson, Jr
Birth: Aug. 23, 1896
Porcupine
Oglala Lakota County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1984
Hot Springs
Fall River County
South Dakota, USA

Born and lived on the Pine Ridge Reservation in Porcupine and then in Allen where the family ran the trading post. He was the projectionist for the Allen Theater until 1914 when he was 18 and the family moved to Martin, South Dakota. In Martin he did radio repair, worked as a printer and linotype operator, published the Martin Messenger and the Bennett County News. During World War I he was in Intelligence Corps Communication for the military. After the war he played musical instruments and played in bands and dance orchestras in his spare time. He was always a newspaper man. He married Agnes Payer and they had three children, William Marshall Robertson III of Albert, Lea, Minnesota, Emily Cecile Robertson Taylor of Manteca, California, and Esther Louise Robertson of Baltic. He was the last of his siblings and the youngest of them. At the time of his death he was grandfather to three grand children. "He married late in life and was divorced while his three children were quite young. He was buried near the Robertson family plot, in the Martin Community Cemetary." Dorothy Lessert, niece 
 
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 Parents:
  William Marshall Robertson (1850 - 1943)
  Augusta Marie Brown Robertson (1850 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Emily Robertson Taylor (1947 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hastings Robertson (1877 - 1940)*
  Martha Catherine Robertson (1882 - 1964)*
  Minnie Cecelia Robertson Lessert (1884 - 1971)*
  William Marshall Robertson (1896 - 1984)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Martin Community Cemetery
Martin
Bennett County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Sec. 12, Lot 146.
 
Created by: James and Sharon Cissell
Record added: Jan 02, 2012
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William Marshall Robertson, Jr
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William Marshall Robertson, Jr
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