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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Thompson Robertson (1864-?)

Farmer and Stockman.

Born at Lanark, Ontario on 31 May 1864, he came to Manitoba in 1880 where he homesteaded and eventually farmed 1120 acres, and bred Shorthorn cattled. On 5 January 1889, he married Fanny E. Cobbledick. They had three sons and two daughters. He was a member of the Congregationalist (lated United) Church. In 1925, he lived at Snowflake, Manitoba.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 April 2011

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