Robert E. Wilcox

11 September 1840–17 March 1916 (Age 75)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Robert E.

When Robert E. Wilcox was born on 11 September 1840, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph Wilcox, was 25 and his mother, Emily Holland, was 20. He married Diana Rhodes on 12 December 1869. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Benton Township, Howell, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 17 March 1916, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Robert E. Wilcox
Diana Rhodes
Marriage: 12 December 1869
William Jasper Lewis Wilcox
Henry Josephus Wilcox
John Wilcox
Thomas G. Wilcox

Spouse and Children

12 December 1869


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Wilcox


    Emily Holland




World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 10

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 20

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robbert Wilcox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert E Wilcox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert E Wilcox, "United States Census, 1910"

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