Robert Henry Arnold

12 February 1880–31 August 1918 (Age 38)
Omen, Smith, Texas, United States

The Life of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Arnold was born on 12 February 1880, in Omen, Smith, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas William Arnold, was 44 and his mother, Rosanna Rosa Mason, was 41. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Smith, Texas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 31 August 1918, in Falls, Texas, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Arp, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Thomas William Arnold
Rosanna Rosa Mason
Nancy Jane "Nannie" Arnold
Louisa Iva Arnold
Lavenia Clemantine Arnold
Angeline Arnold
William Martin Arnold
Martha Ann " Mattie" Arnold
Patricia Jane Arnold
James Elliot Arnold
Irene Ella Arnold
Henrietta "Etta" Arnold
Robert Henry Arnold
Jessie Lee Lonnie Arnold
Edward Arnold

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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 14

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Saxon, Latin: Faithful to his honour, help in war, helping lord, powerful lord

Sources (3)

  • Robert H Arnold, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robt Arnold in household of Lou Arnold, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Arnold in household of William Arnold, "United States Census, 1900"

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