The Robertson cemetery in Newton County is on the land once owned by
great-great-great grandfather, Barry Robertson and his wife Nancy.
Submitted by: Shirley Love
Robertson family on Indian Creek
sec 11, twp 24, rng.30
Black walnut trees were planted around the perimeter of the location
beautify it and mark its location for future generations. Some still
remained in 1981.
Barry Robertson b. 11-8-1795.....d. 5-14-1858
Nancy Robertson wife of Barry....b.1794....d.June 22, 1865
Little Eva Robertson, daughter of Larkin and Ruth Robertson..d.1881
Nancy L. and Cyrus Davidson, daughter of Wm.T. Robertson, along with her
infant son (dates unknown)
William Thomas Robertson b. 12-13-1829....d.2-3-1883
Sarah Ann Robertson wife of William T. b.5-23-1830....d.11-18-1907
"Aunt Beck" black woman owned by Wm.T and Sarah Robertson..dates unknown
William S. B. Robertson...1872
It is said there are a few civil war soldiers and a "horse thief" also
buried in this cemetery. Their identities are unknown.
The old cemetery was refurbished in 1981 by family members. All stones were
reset in concrete and a chain link fence was erected around the perimeter.
Source: Robertson's Family 1795 to 1982
by Jack Robertson