Robert R. Nix

29 April 1891–22 December 1961 (Age 70)
Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States

The Life of Robert R.

When Robert R. Nix was born on 29 April 1891, in Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States, his father, George Washington Nix, was 43 and his mother, Mary Alzie Bevel, was 23. He lived in Fort Francis E. Warren, Laramie, Wyoming, United States in 1935 and Deerfield Township, Lake, Illinois, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1915. He died on 22 December 1961, in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Nix
1848–1937
Mary Alzie Bevel
1867–1960
Robert R. Nix
1891–1961
George Charlie Nix
1892–1981
Jim J Nix
1895–1966
Lillie Mae Nix
1897–1976
Herbert Caroll Nix
1900–1980
Jack Lee Nix
1903–1962
Katie Mae Nix
1909–1987

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Nix

    Male1848–1937Male

    Female1867–1960Female

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).2 Irish (County Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioceais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe .3 German (southern and Upper Rhine): from a nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert R Nix, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert R Nix, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert R Nix in household of William H Cruce, "United States Census, 1910"

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