Joseph Roebuck

about 1865–
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Roebuck was born about 1865, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Roebuck, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Martin, was 28.

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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
about 1865–
Parkison Shaw Roebuck
1857–1936
Joseph Roebuck
1867–1920
Isaac B Roebuck
1869–1926

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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.

Possible Related Names

Roback
Robuck

Sources (2)

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

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