Robertson WOODSON (M)
b. 10 April 1837, d. 26 February 1921
Robertson WOODSON was born on 10 April 1837 at Chariton County, Missouri. He was the son of William Cowper WOODSON and Elizabeth Daniel LEWIS. Robertson WOODSON married Anna Alberta STROTHER, daughter of French STROTHER and Mary Ann BROWNING, on 26 April 1859. Robertson WOODSON died on 26 February 1921 at Fulton, Callaway County, Missouri, at age 83.
Robertson WOODSON Robertson lived in Chariton County until 1850 (he was 13 years old), when he moved with his family to St. Louis County. He resided there for ten years and received his primary education. In 1855, his father sent him to Westminster College at Fulton, in Callaway County, Missouri. He attended this college for four years and graduated there. It was at this time that he met Miss Anna Alberta Strother, daughter of Captain French Strother, who went to Missouri from Culpepper County, Virginia. They were married on May 26, 1859, and settled in Fulton, where they lived thereafter, except for two years near Labaddie, in Franklin County, and about the same length of time in St. Louis. He and his wife were Presbyterians and he was a democrat "of the Woodrow Wilson kind." He was an ardent southern sympathizer during the civil war, but did not serve in the army.1 He was Presbyterian.
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