Robert Brewer Robertson

b. 9 March 1916, d. 29 October 1997
  • Robert Brewer Robertson was born on 9 March 1916 in New Brunswick, Canada.
  • He married Barbara Ellen Pegues, daughter of Albert Shipp Pegues and Flora Meta Piehler, on 16 August 1946 in New York City, New York, at the Church of the Transfiguration.
  • The following appeared on 17 August 1946 in The Herald Statesman: The marriage of Mrs. Ellen Pegues Godfrey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Shipp Pegues of 274 Park Hill Avenue [Yonkers], to Loeutenant Robert Brewer Robertson, U. S. Army Medical Corps, son of Mrs. Mildred Trafton Robertson of Presque Isle, Maine, and the late Charles Murch Robertson, took place yesterday at the Church of the Transfiguration (Little Church Around the Corner) in New York City.
         Teh Rev. Charles A. Weatherby heard the couple's vows at a 5 P. M. ceremony.
         The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore an aqua crepe dress with matching headband and veil. Her corsage was of white roses and stephanotis.
         Mrs. Radley Lippe of New York City was matron of honor in a pale gray crepe dress with matching hat and corsage of pink roses.
         Dr. Louis Royer of the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City was best man.
         A reception followed at the Hotel Duane in New York City.
         The couple will make their home in West New Brighton, Staten Island.
         The Bride, whose father is professor emeritus of New York University, was the widow of Lieutenant Donald Clark Godfrey of the Army Air Forces, who was killed in a plane crash while in training in Florida in October, 1943.
         Mrs. Robertson was graduated from Yonkers High School and attended the Juilliard School of Music, to which she was awarded a scholarship by the Chaminade Club of Yonkers.
         An organist, she has been playing at Summer services at the Park Hill Reformed Church and Central Methodist Church.
         Lieutenant Robertson, former resident physician at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, is stationed at Halloran Hospital on Staten Island. He entered service in early Spring.
         He was graduated from the University of Maine in 1940 and from the Long Island College of Medicine in December, 1943. He interned at Lenox Hill Hospital.
         The bridegroom is a member of Alpha Tau Omega, social fraternity, and Theta Kappa Psi, medical society.
  • The following appeared on 5 July 1952 in The Herald Statesman: [Born] To Dr. Robert Brewer and Ellen Pegues Robertson, of Rumson, N. J., twins, Nancy Gail and Robert Brewer Jr., at Monmouth Memorial Hospital, Long Branch, N. J. Mrs. Robertson is the daughter of Professor and Mrs. Albert S. Pegues of 461 Riverdale Avenue, formerly of 274 Park Hill Avenue, Yonkers.
  • Robert Brewer Robertson died on 29 October 1997 at age 81.
  • Last Edited: 4 Nov 2014

Family: Barbara Ellen Pegues b. 9 August 1923, d. 16 January 2006