Thomas Roebuck

about 1863–
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Roebuck was born about 1863, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Roebuck, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Martin, was 26.

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Family Time Line

George Roebuck
1822–
Elizabeth Jane Martin
1837–1900
James Henry Roebuck
1853–1935
William Roebuck
1855–
Frances Roebuck
1859–1870
Thomas Roebuck
1863–
Joseph Roebuck
1865–
Parkison Shaw Roebuck
1857–1936
Joseph Roebuck
1867–1920
Isaac B Roebuck
1869–1926

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    James Henry Roebuck

    Male1853–1935Male

    William Roebuck

    Male1855–Male

    Parkison Shaw Roebuck

    Male1857–1936Male

    Female1859–1870Female

    Male1863–Male

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 0

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English robuc(k) ‘roebuck’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Rorbuck in household of George Rorbuck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Roebuck - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Thomas Roebuck

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