Robert Neal Dean

15 November 1912–18 February 1979 (Age 66)
Shubert, Richardson, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Robert Neal

When Robert Neal Dean was born on 15 November 1912, in Shubert, Richardson, Nebraska, United States, his father, Wallace Harry Dean, was 26 and his mother, Veda Utilla Hendricks, was 23. He married Violet Eleanor Bush on 2 May 1940. He lived in West Muddy Township, Richardson, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 February 1979, in Falls City, Richardson, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Falls City, Richardson, Nebraska, United States.

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Robert Neal Dean
Violet Eleanor Bush
Marriage: 2 May 1940

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    Violet Eleanor Bush


2 May 1940

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.

Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

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

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  • Robert N Dean in household of Wallie H Dean, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Neal Dean in household of Wallie H Dean, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Neal Dean, "Nebraska, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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