Thomas Harry Lee Bobo

18 October 1883–24 February 1953 (Age 69)
Burlington, Mineral, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas Harry Lee

When Thomas Harry Lee Bobo was born on 18 October 1883, in Burlington, Mineral, West Virginia, United States, his father, Jesse Bobo, was 31 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Lyons, was 30. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Rosa Myrtle Shade. He lived in Welton District, Mineral, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Westernport, Allegany, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 February 1953, in Keyser, Mineral, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Westernport, Allegany, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Harry Lee Bobo
1883–1953
Rosa Myrtle Shade
1886–1949
Melvin Harry Bobo
1908–1962
Nina Elizabeth Bobo
1911–1979
Kenneth L. Bobo
1913–1971

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1852–1932Male

    Mary Elizabeth Lyons

    Female1853–1917Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1873–1946Male

    Minnie E. Bobo

    Female1874–Female

    Ezra Bucy Bobo

    Male1875–1933Male

    Female1877–1943Female

    John William Bobo

    Male1879–1935Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 Altered form of a French (Huguenot) name, probably Bobeaux, which is unexplained.2 Spanish: nickname for a sufferer from a speech defect, from Spanish bobo ‘stammering’ (Latin balbus).3 Hungarian (Bobó): from the old secular personal name Bobó.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas H Bobo, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas H L Babo, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas H Bobo in household of Jesse Bobo, "United States Census, 1900"

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