Robert Pollard Schooling

24 March 1846–24 January 1919 (Age 72)
Boone, Missouri, United States

The Life of Robert Pollard

When Robert Pollard Schooling was born on 24 March 1846, in Boone, Missouri, United States, his father, William Logan Schooling, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth ‘Nannie’ Pollard, was 21. He married Cordelia Winn on 4 November 1869. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Boone, Boone Township, Franklin, Missouri Territory, United States in 1850 and Prairie Township, Randolph, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 24 January 1919, in Jacksonville, Randolph, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States.

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Robert Pollard Schooling
Cordelia Winn
Marriage: 4 November 1869
Luther Lee Schooling
Lillie May Schooling
William Robert Schooling
Lacy Parks Schooling
Omer Reynolds Schooling
Mary Etta Schooling
Ethel Mabel Schooling
Edna Pearl Schooling
Ora Myrtle Schooling

Spouse and Children

4 November 1869


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Logan Schooling


    Nancy Elizabeth ‘Nannie’ Pollard




World Events (8)


Age 14

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 20

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained; perhaps of the same origin as 2.2 Possibly an Americanized form of Dutch Schoeling, Schuiling, an occupational name for a shoe maker, from Middle Dutch scoe + the diminutive suffix -lin.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Schooling in household of Reuben Pollard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert P Schooling, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert P Schooling, "United States Census, 1900"

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