Ben Cowboy Jr.

12 October 1955–December 1986 (Age 31)
Rehoboth, McKinley, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Ben

When Ben Cowboy Jr. was born on 12 October 1955, in Rehoboth, McKinley, New Mexico, United States, his father, Ben Charley Cowboy, was 38 and his mother, Rose Willeto, was 27. He died in December 1986, in Gallup, McKinley, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Ben Charley Cowboy
1917–1996
Rose Willeto
1927–1966
Ben Cowboy Jr.
1955–1986

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World Events (3)

1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 1

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 3

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.
1966 · "The ""Roundhouse"" is Dedicated"

Age 11

The “roundhouse” is the name given to the New Mexico State Capitol building because it is the only round state capitol building in the U.S. It was dedicated on December 8, 1966. The designs in the building are specific to the area with the Zia sun symbol as one of them. The finishing of the building consists of turquoise and brass mosaic.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Corrbuidhe ‘son of Corrbuidhe’, a byname composed of the elements corr ‘crane’ + buidhe ‘yellow’.

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

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