Joseph Roebuck

Maleabout 1865–

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Roebuck was born about 1865, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Roebuck, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Martin, was 30.

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George Roebuck
Elizabeth Jane Martin
James Henry Roebuck
William Roebuck
Frances Roebuck
Thomas Roebuck
Joseph Roebuck
about 1865–
Parkison Shaw Roebuck
Joseph Roebuck
Isaac B Roebuck

Sources (2)

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

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World Events (8)

about 1865

Age NaN

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 12

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 31

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 (West Yorkshire): nickname from Middle English robuck(e) ‘male roe deer’, perhaps for someone thought to resemble the animal.

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

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