Robert Vance Carlin

26 February 1834–16 June 1920 (Age 86)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Robert Vance

When Robert Vance Carlin was born on 26 February 1834, in Ohio, United States, his father, Robert E. Carlin, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Perky, was 30. He married Maria Nancy Kinney on 31 March 1858, in Steuben, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 16 June 1920, in Angola, Steuben, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Steuben, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Vance Carlin
Maria Nancy Kinney
Marriage: 31 March 1858
Mary Emily Carlin
Clyde C. Carlin

Spouse and Children

31 March 1858
Steuben, Indiana, United States


    Mary Emily Carlin



Parents and Siblings

    Robert E. Carlin


    Sarah Perky




    Mary E. Carlin


    Jane Carlin


    Sarah H. Carlin


    James Carlin


    Daniel Carlin


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 2

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 26

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (now also common in Scotland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cairealláin, an Ulster family name, also sometimes Anglicized as Carlton , meaning ‘descendant of Caireallán’, a diminutive of the personal name Caireall.2 French: from a pet form of Charles .3 Swedish: probably a habitational name from any of various places named with Karl- or from the personal name + -in, a common suffix of Swedish family names (originally Latin -inus ‘descendant of’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert V Carlin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert Carlin in household of Clyde Carlin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • R V Carlin, "United States Census, 1910"

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