Clarence Perry Robirds

17 October 1873–19 November 1932 (Age 59)
Shenandoah, Page, Iowa, United States

The Life of Clarence Perry

When Clarence Perry Robirds was born on 17 October 1873, in Shenandoah, Page, Iowa, United States, his father, Isaac Taylor Robirds, was 20 and his mother, Phebe Oppie, was 15. He married Josephine A Brown on 13 October 1896, in Shenandoah, Page, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 19 November 1932, in Peetz, Logan, Colorado, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Peetz Cemetery, Peetz, Logan, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Perry Robirds
1873–1932
Josephine A Brown
1876–1965
Marriage: 13 October 1896
Clarence Theodore Robirds
1897–1964
Joseph Edward Robirds
1905–1965
Sarah Belle Robirds
1907–1981
Patrick L Robirds
1928–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1896
Shenandoah, Page, Iowa, United States
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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 11

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Robards or Roberts .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clerance Robirds, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Roberts in household of Ellen Wilson, "Nebraska, State Census, 1885"
  • Clarance Roberts in household of Isaac Roberts, "United States Census, 1880"

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