Robert Neil Filkins

1906–1986 (Age 79)
Richland, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Robert Neil

When Robert Neil Filkins was born on 4 December 1906, in Richland, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States, his father, Raymond Henry Filkins, was 23 and his mother, Florence E Coon, was 18. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Beulah Elaine Matteson. He lived in Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 19 May 1986, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pulaski, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States.

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Robert Neil Filkins
Beulah Elaine Matteson
Shirley Ann Filkins
Richard Milton Filkins

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  • Male1906–1986Male

  • Beulah Elaine Matteson




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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 11

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip . 2. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert N Tilkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Neil R Filkins in household of Raymond H Filkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Niel Filkins in household of Ray H Filkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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