Robert Loyd Posey

28 January 1906–20 November 1994 (Age 88)
Otero, New Mexico Territory, United States

The Life of Robert Loyd

When Robert Loyd Posey was born on 28 January 1906, in Otero, New Mexico Territory, United States, his father, John Jefferson Posey, was 25 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Dockray, was 21. He married Elizabeth Eva Raley on 4 May 1926, in Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cloudcroft, Otero, New Mexico, United States in 1920. He died on 20 November 1994, in Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mayhill, Otero, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Loyd Posey
Elizabeth Eva Raley
Marriage: 4 May 1926
RL Posey
Johnny Warren Posey
Lucy Elizabeth Posey

Spouse and Children

4 May 1926
Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Age 6

New Mexico is the 47th state.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Pose (or Poser 2), a habitational name from Posa or Poserna, south of Merseburg, or a topographic name from Middle Low German pōse ‘lump’, ‘pile’ (from which the place names may also derive).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Loyd Pavey in household of John J Pavey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Loyd Posey in household of John J Posey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Loyd Posey, "United States Census, 1940"

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