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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Family Time Line

Robert Marks
1899–1957
Mary Wilkinson
1903–
Marriage: 16 July 1919

Spouse and Children

    Male1899–1957Male

    Mary Wilkinson

    Female1903–Female

MARRIAGE
16 July 1919

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (6)

1919

Age 20

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
1920

Age 21

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.
1937

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

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

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