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Letha Elizabeth Robertson

Female 1901 - 1988


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  • Name  Letha Elizabeth Robertson  [1, 2
    Born  28 Jul 1901  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Christened  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Iowa Birth Records 
    • Name: Letha Elizabeth Robertson; Gender: Female; Baptism/Christening Place: Des Moines, Iowa; Birth Date: 28 July 1901; Birthplace: Des Moines County, Iowa; Father's Name: Edward William Robertson; Mother's Name: Ida Mexica Archer; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C86812-3; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Source Film Number: 1683721; Reference Number: 1880-1934 Cert.#369; Collection: Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950
    Residence  Apr 1953  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence  Dec 1986  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died  20 Nov 1988  Bethesda Care Center, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6
    Obituary  21 Nov 1988  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Letha Elizabeth Robertson, 87, of Mediapolis, died Sunday, November 20, 1988, at the Bethesda Care Center, Mediapolis.

      Born July 28, 1901, in Mediapolis, she was the daughter of Edward and Ida Archer Robertson. She was employed as a registered nurse with Burlington Hospital for many years.

      Surviving are three brothers, Forest [Horace] Robertson, Mediapolis, Floyd Robertson, Burlington, and Kenneth Robertson, Farnhamville; three sisters, Mary Jean Jarvis, Mesa, Arizona, Alvera Meyer, Ottumwa, and Lois Neppl, Anamosa; and several nieces and nephews.

      A memorial service for Miss Robertson will be 1:30 p.m. next Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, Mediapolis, with the Reverend Dick Reynolds officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Kossuth Cemetery. The body has been donated to the University of Iowa.

      A memorial has been established for Alzheimer's disease. Contributions may be left at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home, Mediapolis.
    Burial Notice  1 Feb 1990  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    The Hawk Eye, 
    • The graveside service for Letha E. Robertson, who died November 29, 1988, will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Kossuth Cemetery, Mediapolis, with the Reverend Dick Reynolds officiating.

      Hagele and Honts Funeral Home, Mediapolis.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Robertson, Letha E.; born: 28 July 1901; died: 20 November 1988; age: 87; last residence: 52637 (Mediapolis, Des Moines, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified);  state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  3 Feb 1990  Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID  I50743  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Edward Williamson Robertson,   b. 28 Dec 1875, Danville, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1954 
    Mother  Ida Mexica Archer,   b. 6 Feb 1875, near Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1953, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Nov 1900  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 8
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: E. W. Robertson; Groom's Birth Date: 1876; Groom's Birthplace: Danville, Henry County (sic), Iowa; Groom's Age: 24; Bride's Name: Ida M. Archer; Bride's Birth Date: 1875; Bride's Birthplace: Dediapolis (sic), Iowa; Bride's Age: 25; Marriage Date: 21 November 1900; Marriage Place: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: John Robertson; Groom's Mother's Name: Elizabeth Vanosvell; Bride's Father's Name: E. G. Archer; Bride's Mother's Name: Novey Follman; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02689-0; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1682868; Reference Number: 365; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Family ID  F9651  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29-33, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 3B, page number: 230; enumeration date: April 25, 1930

    2. [S3215] Iowa Births and Christenings, Iowa County Births (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4004] Robertson, Ida Mexica (Archer) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 13, April 23, 1953; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S6803] Robertson, Archer - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 8A, December 8, 1986; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S6806] Robertson, Letha Elizabeth - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 4B, November 21, 1988; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S12148] Robertson, Letha Elizabeth - Burial Notice, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 4B, February 1, 1990; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).