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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Robertsdale.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Robertsdale to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a city such as Robertsdale to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Robertsdale and extending to:
Communities Also Named Robertsdale ...
We have found 2 communities that share the name Robertsdale.
While the name Robertsdale is unique within Alabama, we know of another 2 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Alabama
Distance: About 768 miles [1,236 km] to the North.
Distance: About 855 miles [1,376 km] to the Northeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Robertsdale ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Robertsdale. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
Author. She was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday April 2, 1860 and died in Syracuse (New York) on Sunday August 2, 1936 at an age of 76. She was buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York) [Map].
Billy Bang (Born as William Vincent Walker)
Musician. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Saturday September 20, 1947 and died in Bronx (New York) on Monday April 11, 2011 at an age of 63. He was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York) [Map].
Alva Erskine Stirling Smith Belmont
Suffragette. She was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday January 17, 1853 and died in Paris (France) [Map] on Thursday January 26, 1933 at an age of 80. She was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York) [Map].
Jean Byron (Born as Imogene Audette Burkhart)
Actress. She was born in Paducah (Kentucky) on Thursday December 10, 1925 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Friday February 3, 2006 at an age of 80. She was buried at Mobile Memorial Gardens (Mobile County, Alabama) [Map].
Thomas Cooper De Leon
Author. He was born in Columbia (South Carolina) on Tueday May 21, 1839 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Thursday March 19, 1914 at an age of 74. He was buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama) [Map].
John Lewis Dodge, Jr.
Major League Baseball. He was born in Bolivar (Tennessee) on Saturday April 27, 1889 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday June 19, 1916 at an age of 27. He was buried at Cave Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky) [Map].
Harry Curtis 'Harry Love' Galbreath
Professional football. He was born in Clarksville (Tennessee) on Friday January 1, 1965 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Tueday July 27, 2010 at an age of 45.
Vivian Malone Jones
Social activist. She was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Wednesday July 15, 1942 and died in Atlanta (Georgia) on Thursday October 13, 2005 at an age of 63. She was buried at Westview Cemetery (Fulton County, Georgia) [Map].
William March (Born as William Edward Campbell)
Author. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Tueday September 18, 1894 and died in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Saturday May 15, 1954 at an age of 59.
Theodore Roosevelt Radcliffe
Negro League Baseball. He was born in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday July 7, 1902 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Thursday August 11, 2005 at an age of 103. He was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].
Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
Author. She was born in Columbus (Georgia) on Friday May 8, 1835 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Sunday May 9, 1909 at an age of 74. She was buried at Magnolia Cemetery (Mobile County, Alabama) [Map].
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019