Roberdeau Green H. Annan

1901–1979 (Age 77)
Frostburg, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Roberdeau Green H.

When Roberdeau Green H. Annan was born on 30 August 1901, in Frostburg, Allegany, Maryland, United States, his father, Roberdeau Annan, was 30 and his mother, Anna Bright Green, was 26. He married Barbara Harp on 1 December 1939, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1940. He died in 1979, at the age of 78.

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Roberdeau Green H. Annan
Barbara Harp
Marriage: 1 December 1939

Spouse & Children

1 December 1939
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1870–1948Male

  • Anna Bright Green




World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 12

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Dumfriesshire on the banks of the river Annan, from which its name derives. See also Annand .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Green H Annan in household of Robert Annan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roberdean Green Annan, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
  • R. Green Annan, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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