William Robert Nix

Male6 February 1901–22 May 1968

Brief Life History of William Robert

When William Robert Nix was born on 6 February 1901, in Habersham, Georgia, United States, his father, William M Nix, was 29 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Chapman, was 20. He had at least 1 son with Nellie Rebecca Patrick. He lived in District 1619, Rockdale, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Rockdale, Georgia, United States in 1968. He died on 22 May 1968, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Eastview Cemetery, Conyers, Rockdale, Georgia, United States.

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William Robert Nix
Nellie Rebecca Patrick
Curtis Robert Nix

Sources (9)

  • W Robert Nix, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willim Robert Nix, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • William Nix, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.


Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1904: Rockdale, Georgia, United States

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioclais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe .

German: nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.

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

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