Robert John Jex

19 September 1890–14 July 1975 (Age 84)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Robert John

When Robert John Jex was born on 19 September 1890, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, John Boast Jex, was 24 and his mother, Ann Marie Cooper, was 24. He married Edna Adell Stewart on 23 March 1915, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Spanish Fork Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 14 July 1975, at the age of 84, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Robert John Jex
Edna Adell Stewart
Marriage: 23 March 1915
Theda Adell Jex
Stewart Robert Jex
Elthear Marie Jex
Fred Leroy Jex

Spouse and Children

23 March 1915
Utah, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 6

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a variant of Jacks .2 German: unexplained; perhaps a patronymic from the personal name Jeck .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Jex, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert J Jex, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Jex, "United States Census, 1930"

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