Robert Christian Meyer

27 March 1923–25 January 1978 (Age 54)
Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Robert Christian

When Robert Christian Meyer was born on 27 March 1923, in Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Alfred Richard Meyer, was 32 and his mother, Edna Catherine Munns, was 25. He lived in Ponca Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Indian Township, Payne, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 25 January 1978, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Prue, Osage, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Richard Meyer
Edna Catherine Munns
Nellie Theodora Meyer
Robert Christian Meyer
George Everett Meyer

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

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.

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from Middle High German meier, a status name for a steward, bailiff, or overseer, which later came to be used also to denote a tenant farmer, which is normally the sense in the many compound surnames formed with this term as a second element. Originally it denoted a village headman (ultimately from Latin māior ‘greater’, ‘superior’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Meyer (from Hebrew Meir ‘enlightener’, a derivative of Hebrew or ‘light’).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir, from meidhir ‘mirth’.

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

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  • Robert C Meyer in household of Alfred R Meyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert C Meyer in household of Alfred R Meyer, "United States Census, 1940"

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