Thomas Marshall Robards

6 October 1874–28 June 1961 (Age 86)
Henderson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas Marshall

When Thomas Marshall Robards was born on 6 October 1874, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas Finley Robards, was 29 and his mother, Susan Elizabeth Nunn, was 20. He married Pearl E Brooks on 21 December 1897, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 28 June 1961, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Henderson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Marshall Robards
Pearl E Brooks
Marriage: 21 December 1897
Mariam Robards
Elizabeth E Robards
Augusta Brooks Robards
Sidney Marshall Robards

Spouse and Children

21 December 1897
Henderson, Kentucky, United States


    Mariam Robards


    Elizabeth E Robards



    Sidney Marshall Robards


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 18

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Roberts .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ma* Robards, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas M Robards, "United States Census, 1910"

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