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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Thomas Harry Lee Bobo
Rosa Myrtle Shade
Melvin Harry Bobo
Nina Elizabeth Bobo
Kenneth L. Bobo

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings


    Mary Elizabeth Lyons





    Minnie E. Bobo


    Ezra Bucy Bobo



    John William Bobo


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


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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