Robert Lee O'Brien

1908–1981 (Age 72)
San Rafael, Marin, California, United States

The Life of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee O'Brien was born on 6 July 1908, in San Rafael, Marin, California, United States, his father, John Michael O'Brien, was 31 and his mother, Margaret Mae Adams, was 29. He married Louise Branchan on 22 November 1933, in Marin, California, United States. He died on 15 April 1981, in Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 72.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Robert Lee O'Brien
Louise Branchan
Marriage: 22 November 1933

Spouse & Children

22 November 1933
Marin, California, United States

Parents & Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 2

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

O, descendant; Brien, corruption of Britain. Grandson of a Briton

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert L O Brien in household of Margaret M O Brien, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Obrien in household of John M Obrien, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Lee Obrien, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.