Robert Douglas Fife

12 December 1855–27 October 1935 (Age 79)
Beath, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert Douglas

When Robert Douglas Fife was born on 12 December 1855, in Beath, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Findlay Fife, was 38 and his mother, Janet Fife Adamson, was 41. He married Agnes Murdock Livingston on 15 November 1879, in Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pierce, Washington, United States in 1920 and Parkland, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1930. He died on 27 October 1935, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Douglas Fife
1855–1935
Agnes Murdock Livingston
1861–1950
Marriage: 15 November 1879
John Livingston Fife Sr.
1880–1949
Elizabeth B. Fife
1882–
Robert Douglas Fife Jr
1885–1968
James Alexander Fife
1888–1926
Ellie R. Fife
1891–
Ora Verona Fife
1894–1989
Thomas A Fife
1897–
Agnes Janet Fife
1899–1980
Archibald M. Fife
1902–1984
Gordon Randall Fife
1922–1976

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1879Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries - 1872: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Unita, Wyoming, United States
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 21
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from the province and former kingdom of Fife in East Scotland, a name of obscure etymology. Tradition has it that the name is derived from an eponymous Fib, one of the seven sons of Cruithne, legendary founding father of the Picts.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Fyffe
    Fyfe

    Sources (29)

    • Robert Fyfe in household of John Fyfe, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Robt Fife in entry for Ernest G Butcher and Eillie R Fife, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Rob'T Fife, "United States Census, 1880"

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