Robert Henry Mcafee

3 May 1876–1948 (Age 71)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Mcafee was born on 3 May 1876, in Illinois, United States, his father, William W. Mcafee, was 37 and his mother, Harriet E McMasters, was 32. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Magdalena Katherine Gordon. He lived in Broadwell, Logan, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Brighton, Macoupin, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1876. He died in 1948, at the age of 72, and was buried in Brighton, Macoupin, Illinois, United States.

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Robert Henry Mcafee
Magdalena Katherine Gordon
Kenneth G Mcafee
Clyde Mcafee
Mayo McAfee
Ralph Mcafee
Dorthy E Mcafee
Mary Mcafee
Elisa Mcafee

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    Kenneth G Mcafee


    Clyde Mcafee



    Ralph Mcafee


    Dorthy E Mcafee


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Parents and Siblings

    William W. Mcafee


    Harriet E McMasters




    Mary E McAfee


    John Thomas McAfee



    Annie L Mcafee


    Chester McAfee


World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhuibhshíthe ‘son of Duibhshíth’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + síth ‘peace’. Compare Duffy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert H Mcaffe in household of William W Mcaffe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert H Mcafee in household of William Mcafee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Robert Mcafee, "United States Census, 1940"

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