May Roberts

18 November 1888–27 March 1934 (Age 45)
Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of May

When May Roberts was born on 18 November 1888, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas R. Roberts, was 27 and her mother, Rose Anna Spaulding, was 22. She married Homer Browning on 20 January 1909, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. She lived in Norwood, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 27 March 1934, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Homer Browning
May Roberts
Marriage: 20 January 1909

Spouse and Children

20 January 1909
Hamilton, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Stella Jane Roberts



    Florence Roberts


    Thomas William Roberts


    Charles A. Roberts


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 4

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 13

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mae Browning in household of Homer E Browning, "United States Census, 1930"
  • May Browning in household of Homer E Browning, "United States Census, 1920"
  • May Browning in household of Homer E Browning, "United States Census, 1910"

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