Robert Eli Conaway

Brief Life History of Robert Eli

When Robert Eli Conaway was born on 19 October 1900, in Niantic, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, Rial Barker Conaway, was 22 and his mother, Charlotte Emma Foster, was 20. He married Ima Myrtle Lauderdale on 22 December 1921, in Washington, Washington, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bloomington, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1940 and Conesville, Muscatine, Iowa, United States for about 21 years. He died on 1 February 1971, at the age of 70, and was buried in Conesville, Muscatine, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Eli Conaway
1900–1971
Ima Myrtle Lauderdale
1905–1972
Marriage: 22 December 1921
Robert Eugene Conoway
1922–2006
Garland Clyde Conaway
1924–1984
Ima May Conaway
1926–2016
Dorothy Fay Conaway
1928–
Gale Jean Conaway
1931–1933
Darrel Dewayne Conaway
1938–

Sources (36)

  • Robert E Canaway, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Robert Conaway, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Robert Eli Conaway, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Conway .

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

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Robert Eli Conaway and Ima Myrtle Lauderdale, 1921 Marriage Record

Name:Robert Eli Conaway Gender:Male Marital Status:Single Race:White Birth Place:Illinois Marriage Date:22 Dec 1921 Marriage Place:Washington, Iowa Father:Rial B. Conaway Mother:Emma Charlotte Foster …

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