Robert Henry Vogel

2 March 1923–23 June 1955 (Age 32)
Tavistock, East Zorra-Tavistock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Vogel was born on 2 March 1923, his father, Henry Vogel, was 36 and his mother, Barbara Roth, was 25. He died on 23 June 1955, at the age of 32, and was buried in Tavistock, East Zorra-Tavistock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Henry Vogel
1886–1972
Barbara Roth
1897–1955
Robert Henry Vogel
1923–1955
Harold J Vogel
1924–1954
Margaret Vogel
1927–2010
Barbara Vogel
1931–2012

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Vogel

    Male1886–1972Male

    Female1897–1955Female

siblings

(4)

    Robert Henry Vogel

    Male1923–1955Male

    Male1924–1954Male

    Margaret Vogel

    Female1927–2010Female

    Barbara Vogel

    Female1931–2012Female

World Events (3)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 11

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 20

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 32

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a happy person or someone who liked to sing, or a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vogel ‘bird’. This name is found throughout central Europe, not only in German-speaking lands.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Foygl, cognate with 1 above.

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

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  • Robert Henry Vogel, "Find A Grave Index"

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