Alma Diora Briggs

23 September 1875–14 December 1953 (Age 78)
Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Alma Diora

When Alma Diora Briggs was born on 23 September 1875, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, her father, George William Briggs, was 27 and her mother, Sarah June Welborn, was 25. She married Walter Bud Robinson on 16 November 1893, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Myers Magisterial District, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 14 December 1953, in Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States.

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Walter Bud Robinson
Alma Diora Briggs
Marriage: 16 November 1893
Karlene R Robinson

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16 November 1893
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 17

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Northern English form of Bridge , from Old Norse bryggja.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dora Robinson in household of Walter B Robinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Diora A Robinson in household of Bud R Robinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alma D Robinson in household of Walter B Robinson, "United States Census, 1940"

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