Robert Henry Musick

25 November 1869–3 March 1953 (Age 83)
Orvil Township, Logan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Musick was born on 25 November 1869, in Orvil Township, Logan, Illinois, United States, his father, Fielden Allen Musick, was 33 and his mother, Hannah Richardson Simpson, was 35. He married Callie Margaret Davidson on 26 September 1903. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Olio Township, Woodford, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 3 March 1953, at the age of 83, and was buried in Olio Township, Woodford, Illinois, United States.

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Robert Henry Musick
Callie Margaret Davidson
Marriage: 26 September 1903
Allen Bruce Musick Sr.
Mary Musick
Frank Ardis Musick

Spouse and Children

26 September 1903


Parents and Siblings

    Fielden Allen Musick


    Hannah Richardson Simpson





    Nellie Jane Musick


    Mary Addie Musick


    William Thomas Musick


    Sarah Anetta Musick


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 23

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

Dutch:1. metonymic occupational name for a musician, from Middle Dutch musike ‘music’. 2. Altered form of Muschick (an eastern German name of Slavic origin), or Czech Muzik .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Robert H Music, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Henry Musick, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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