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 Elizabeth S. <I>Barclay</I> Robertson

Elizabeth S. Barclay Robertson

Birth
Scotland
Death 9 Apr 1907 (aged 94–95)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Placerville, El Dorado County, California, USA
Plot Section 21, Lot 15, Plot D
Memorial ID 49445701 · View Source
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Mountain Democrat (Placerville, CA), April 13, 1907:
"Died at Ripe Old Age
Word was received here Wednesday of the death of a former resident of Placerville – Mrs. Elizabeth Barclay Robinson, who died in Los Angeles Tuesday. Mrs. Robinson was the mother of Mrs. Loyhed at whose home she died, and grand-mother of Mrs. Frank Stoddard and Mrs. H. S. Robbins of Los Angeles; Robert Wilcox of Dunsmuir; John M. Blair of Sacramento and Mrs. Ernest Birdsall of Auburn. The Late Mrs. John Blair was her daughter.
Mrs. Robinson had reached the age of 95 years, with health well preserved, until she was taken ill nine weeks ago.
Funeral services will be held in Los Angeles, at which Rev. J. M. Newell, her pastor when both were residents of this city, will officiate, and, in accordance with her request, her remains will be brought here for burial. On the arrival of the noon train Saturday, brief services will be held by Rev. E. E. Clark, at Winchell's undertaking rooms and interment will be in the Wilcox plat in Union Cemetery."
Note: Obituary was written using the wrong married name for Mrs. Robertson.

Obituary contributed by Sandi Bordelon, 20 October 2015:
"Sacramento Union (Sacramento, CA), Number 49, 12 April 1907:
PLACERVILLE, April 11.—At the advanced age of 95 years Mrs. Elizabeth R. Robertson died at her home in Los Angeles yesterday. She was a native of Scotland and arrived in Placervllle in 1852, residing here until 18S7, when she took up her residence in Los Angeles. Mrs. Robertson was the mother-in-law of the late John Blair, who resided in Sacramento. She was the mother of Mrs. P. H. Loyhed of Los Angeles, grandmother of Mesdames Frank Stoddard and H. A. Robbins of Los Angeles, Mrs. Robert Wilcox and John N. Blair of Sacramento and Mrs. Mabel Birdsall of Auburn, the latter the wife of E. S. Birdsall, joint assemblyman of El Dorado and Placer counties. The funeral will take place from the noon train of and will proceed immediately from the depot to Union cemetery."


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  • Created by: Paul & Sherida Hodel
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49445701
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth S. Barclay Robertson (1812–9 Apr 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49445701, citing Placerville Union Cemetery, Placerville, El Dorado County, California, USA ; Maintained by Paul & Sherida Hodel (contributor 46636795) .