a member of one of the largest and most prosperous
mercantile firms of Uniontown, is the son of Thomas and Malinda (Floyd)
Robertson, who have already received mention in the sketch of his
brother. Our subject was born in this county March 24, 1858, and has
received a first-class collegiate education. For nine years he went to
the free and subscription schools of the county, after which he
attended Bethel college at Russellville, but is a graduate of the
Evansville Business College. He was raised a farmer and yet owns 105
acres of the best farming land in the county, which is a part of the
old Robertson farm in Raleigh Precinct near Spring Grove. Two years ago
out subject became a member of the well-known firm of W. C. Green &
Co., owning a third interest. The firm is composed of W. C. Green, G.
P. Robertson and Charles J. Newton. This dry goods firm carries a stock
ranging from eight to twenty thousand dollars, and sold forty thousand
dollars worth of goods last year.
Here it was December 24, 1885, he married Miss Jennie
Wallace Dunham, who was born in Uniontown December 25, 1864. This
estimable lady is the daughter of Dr. William and Susan (Hardin)
Dunham, well known to the citizens of this county. Her father was born
in 1816, married in 1840 and died at his beautiful home in Uniontown in
1874. Her mother was born in 1825, and died in Evansville, Ind., 1873.
Her maternal grandparents were Henry C. and Lucy (Bridges) Hardin. Our
subject has been a member of the Old School Presbyterian Church for
nine years, and is a bright intellectual and highly respected citizen.