Robert Rackley

about 1886–about 1925 (Age 39)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Robert

Robert Rackley was born about 1886, in Oklahoma, United States as the son of John Lewis Rackley. He died about 1925, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

John Lewis Rackley
1834–1900
Robert Rackley
1886–1925
James Henry Rackley
1897–1958

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1886

Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 0

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 2

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Berkshire): apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, which would derive its name from Old English hrēac ‘mound’ ( compare Rackham ) or hraca ‘throat’, ‘gulley’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert (Bob) Rackley - birth: 1897; Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

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