Robert Andrew Joyner

10 November 1890–3 May 1980 (Age 89)
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

The Life of Robert Andrew

Robert Andrew Joyner was born on 10 November 1890, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States. He died on 3 May 1980, in Escambia, Florida, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Brewton, Escambia, Alabama, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Robert Andrew Joyner
1890–1980
Lillian Viola Nisewarner
1897–1993

Spouse and Children

World Events (3)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 5

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 8

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Joiner .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Robert Andrew.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.