Robert Oscar Bacon

3 July 1868–
Bridport, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life of Robert Oscar

When Robert Oscar Bacon was born on 3 July 1868, in Bridport, Addison, Vermont, United States, his father, Joseph M. Bacon, was 35 and his mother, Martha C. Myers, was 33. He married Bertha E. Dulin on 25 December 1889, in Ames, Story, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Ames, Story, Iowa, United States in 1930.

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Robert Oscar Bacon
Bertha E. Dulin
Marriage: 25 December 1889
Robert Raymond Bacon
Anna B. Bacon
Bessie L. Bacon

Spouse and Children

25 December 1889
Ames, Story, Iowa, United States


    Robert Raymond Bacon


    Anna B. Bacon


    Bessie L. Bacon


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1896 · ""

Age 28

"""Post office name was changed from """"Boise City"""" to """"Boise"""" in 1896. Remains as such today."""
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 32

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork, from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of Germanic origin, akin to Back 1).2 English and French: from the Germanic personal name Bac(c)o, Bahho, from the root bag- ‘to fight’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Bacon in household of J M Bacon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert O Bacon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert O Bacon, "United States Census, 1910"

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