Hobert Grills

19 February 1919–29 October 1985 (Age 66)
Harlan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Hobert

When Hobert Grills was born on 19 February 1919, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry L. Grills, was 24 and his mother, Lavinia Madden, was 24. He married Manota Middleton. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Coxton, Harlan, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 2, Harlan, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 29 October 1985, in Kildav, Harlan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Kildav, Harlan, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hobert Grills
Manota Middleton
Carol Grills
Corlisa Grills

Spouse and Children



    Carol Grills


    Corlisa Grills


Parents and Siblings


    Lavinia Madden




    Callie Grills



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 7

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.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Grill 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hobert Grills in household of Chad Wynn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hobert Grills in household of Henry Grills, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hobert Grills in household of Henry Grills, "United States Census, 1940"

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