Homer Robert Abernathy

18 April 1918–18 December 1975 (Age 57)
Jefferson, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Homer Robert

When Homer Robert Abernathy was born on 18 April 1918, in Jefferson, Missouri, United States, his father, John Jasper Abernathy, was 46 and his mother, Julia Risan Clifton, was 31. He lived in Bois Brule Township, Perry, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 18 December 1975, in Suwannee, Florida, United States, at the age of 57.

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks
Age 13
The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 17
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Abernethy in southeastern Perthshire. The placename is of Pictish origin, meaning ‘mouth of the river Nethy’.History: This was the name of a cadet branch of MacDuff earls of Fife and one of the surnames of the Scots who settled in northern Ireland during the ‘plantation’ in the 17th century, and it was brought to the US as the name of a Southern plantation owner (in a different sense of the word ‘plantation’).

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

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Sources (5)

  • Homer Abernathy in household of Julia Abernathy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer Robert Abernathy, "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998"
  • Homer R in household of John J, "United States Census, 1920"

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