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Saturday, July 16, 2011

An Old Letter Leads to New Clues!!

I posted a letter that was my Great- Grandfather from his sister. Since the posting of that letter my distant cousin, Jennifer Woods &I have discovered more clues to our Robertson line.

Bessie's name is acually Dessie Anna Robertson-Warren, the author of the letter. Which lead us to some of her children and grand children that had been missing.

Dessie Anna Robertson was born 9 Nov 1873 in Washington, Adams, Iowa, She died 22 Oct 1943 in Cresco, Howard, Iowa. She married Dana Wyan Warren.

Dana Wyan Warren

He was born 1867 in Wisconsin & died in St Louis, St. louis, MO in a flood, he body was never discovered. They Had the following children.

Myrtle Gertrude Warren born 1892 Iowa, died 2 Aug 1974 Cresco, Howard, Iowa. She married Lloyd Sanford Solomon, he was born 1892 in Illinois, died 18 Jun 1964 in cresco, Howard, Iowa.
      They had the following children:
  • Lloyd J Solomon born Feb 1920
  • Wayne Kenneth Solomon born 17 Jul 1923 Spencer, IA
died 14 Nov 2009 Cresco, Howard, Iowa
Carol Jean Solomon born 1929

Arthur Harry Warren born 10 Jan 1893 Hull, Sioux, Iowa, died 1964 in Washington, married 1912 Rock Valley, Sioux, Iowa to Marie Julia Aurit Born 10 Oct 1891 Sioux City, Woodbury, Ia, died 2 Jun 1979 Port Angeles, Clallam, WA.

Marie Julia Aurit-Warren

  Their children were:
  • Margarete M Warren B 1915, died 1954
  • Elton A Warren born 1917, died 12 Feb 2000 Port Angeles, Callam, WA.
Ethel Warren born 1894, IA married Howard Wood born 1888 in IA.
           Their children were:
  • Kenneth Wood born 1915 in IA
  • Lucile Wood born 1917 in MN
  • Ruth Wood born 1924 in IA
Robert Ceil Warren born 23 Apr 1895 Hull, Sioux, IA died 4 Dec 1955 in San Franisco, CA. He married Mabel C. ?
There children were:
  • Robert L. Warren
  • Faith D Warren
  • Shirley M Warren
  • Donald D
Ralph Warren was born abt 1906


  1. Wonderful discovery. Congratulations.

  2. Thank you very much. I believe it is also. happy you stopped by.