Robert Ellwood Sixbury

Male28 November 1931–12 January 1999

Brief Life History of Robert Ellwood

When Robert Ellwood Sixbury was born on 28 November 1931, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, his father, Carl Elwood Sixbury, was 31 and his mother, Berniece Violet Guiter, was 28. He married Carolyn Anne Simpson on 2 September 1956, in Decatur, Decatur, Kansas, United States. He lived in Meade, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Hot Springs, Fall River, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 12 January 1999, in Colby, Thomas, Kansas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Decatur, Kansas, United States.

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Robert Ellwood Sixbury
Carolyn Anne Simpson
Marriage: 2 September 1956

Sources (5)

  • Robert Elwood Sexbury, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Robert Ellwood Sixbury, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"
  • Robert E Sixbury, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1956Decatur, Decatur, Kansas, United States
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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

    Age 7

    Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

    1949 · NATO is Established

    Age 18

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sudbury . Compare Sadberry .

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

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