Robert Allen Dildine

28 October 1877–1964 (Age 86)
Arthur, Douglas, Illinois, United States

The Life of Robert Allen

When Robert Allen Dildine was born on 28 October 1877, in Arthur, Douglas, Illinois, United States, his father, Elias R. Dildine, was 41 and his mother, Margaret C. Karch, was 29. He married Cora Myrtle Fisk on 15 February 1905. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Riley, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Ellendale, Dickey, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1964, in Green Township, Sussex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Green Township, Sussex, New Jersey, United States.

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Robert Allen Dildine
Cora Myrtle Fisk
Marriage: 15 February 1905
Carl Austin Dildine

Spouse and Children

15 February 1905


    Carl Austin Dildine


Parents and Siblings


    Margaret C. Karch




World Events (8)


Age 2

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps a reduced form of German Dingeldein .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert A Dildine, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert A Dildine, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert A Dildine, "United States Census, 1910"

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