Robert Eugene Robards

2 March 1918–8 March 1996 (Age 78)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Robert Eugene

When Robert Eugene Robards was born on 2 March 1918, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jasper Simpson Robards, was 24 and his mother, Vera Ellen Howton, was 19. He married Mary Bell McNabb on 10 May 1939, in Christian, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Charleston, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 6 Charleston, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 8 March 1996, in Princeton, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Dawson Springs, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States.

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Robert Eugene Robards
Mary Bell McNabb
Marriage: 10 May 1939
Robert Arnold Robards
Steve Robards

Spouse and Children

10 May 1939
Christian, Kentucky, United States


    Robert Arnold Robards


    Steve Robards


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 8

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Roberts .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert E Rolards, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eugene Roberts in household of Jasper S Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eugene Robards in household of Jasper Robards, "United States Census, 1920"

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