Homer Jason Rhodeback

Male22 June 1918–28 November 1999

Brief Life History of Homer Jason

When Homer Jason Rhodeback was born on 22 June 1918, in Highwater, Licking, Ohio, United States, his father, Ernest Ashton Rhodeback, was 35 and his mother, Arlie Almina "Mina" Bishop, was 27. He married Ava Elizabeth Kinsey on 18 September 1939, in Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Licking, Ohio, United States in 1999 and Johnstown, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 2005. He died on 28 November 1999, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Licking, Ohio, United States.

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Homer Jason Rhodeback
Ava Elizabeth Kinsey
Marriage: 18 September 1939

Sources (9)

  • Homer Rhodeback, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer J Rhodeback, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Homer Jason Rhodeback, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 September 1939Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


    Age 2

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


    Age 23

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    form of the name of the Greek epic poet Homēros, now regularly used as a given name in the United States ( compare Virgil ), where it has been immortalized by the cartoon character Homer Simpson in the television series The Simpsons. Many theories have been put forward to explain the origin of the name of the poet, but none is conclusive. It is identical in form with the Greek vocabulary word homēros ‘hostage’.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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