Robert Marks

2 July 1899–2 April 1957 (Age 57)
Ahoghill, County Antrim, Ireland

The Life of Robert

When Robert Marks was born on 2 July 1899, in Ahoghill, County Antrim, Ireland, his father, William Marks, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Boyd, was 40. He married Mary Wilkinson on 16 July 1919. He died on 2 April 1957, at the age of 57.

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Robert Marks
Mary Wilkinson
Marriage: 16 July 1919

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    Mary Wilkinson


16 July 1919

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World Events (6)


Age 20

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Age 21

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.

Age 38

New elections. The voters return de Valera and also approve a new constitution which abolishes the Irish Free State and proclaims Eire (Gaelic for Ireland) as a sovereign, independent, democratic state.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: patronymic from Mark 1.2 English: variant of Mark 2.3 German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): reduced form of Markus, German spelling of Marcus ( see Mark 1).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Robert Marks in household of William Marks, "Ireland Census, 1901"

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