Robert Lee Anthony

22 June 1907–1 August 1971 (Age 64)
Bridgeport, Jackson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee Anthony was born on 22 June 1907, his father, Jessee Anthony, was 60 and his mother, Mary Ann "Mollie" Dawkins, was 37. He died on 1 August 1971, in Bridgeport, Jackson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Bonaventure Cemetery, Bridgeport, Jackson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Anthony
1907–1971
Bessie Mae Anthony
1911–1983

Spouse and Children

    Male1907–1971Male

    Bessie Mae Anthony

    Female1911–1983Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jessee Anthony

    Male1847–1928Male

    Mary Ann "Mollie" Dawkins

    Female1869–1938Female

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 5

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1927

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from the personal name Anthony, Latin Antonius. See also Anton . This, with its variants, cognates, and derivatives, is one of the commonest European personal names. Many of the European forms have been absorbed into this spelling as American family names; for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 . Spellings with -h-, which first appear in English in the 16th century and in French (as Anthoine) at about the same time, are due to the erroneous belief that the name derives from Greek anthos ‘flower’. The popularity of the personal name in Christendom is largely due to the cult of the Egyptian hermit St. Anthony ( ad 251–356 ), who in his old age gathered a community of hermits around him, and for that reason is regarded by some as the founder of monasticism. It was further increased by the fame of St. Anthony of Padua ( 1195–1231 ), who long enjoyed a great popular cult and who is believed to help people find lost things.2 South Indian: this is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name among Christians from South India in the U.S.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rob?T Anthony in household of Jesse Anthony, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert L Anthony in household of Jessee Anthony, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Lee Anthony, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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