Robert Thomas Early Jr.

13 December 1918–15 December 1954 (Age 36)
Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Robert Thomas

When Robert Thomas Early Jr. was born on 13 December 1918, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, his father, Thomas Early, was 26 and his mother, Clara Harrington, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter with Eunice Muriel Potter. He died on 15 December 1954, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Robert Thomas Early Jr.
1918–1954
Eunice Muriel Potter
1918–2002
Barbara Jean Early
1947–2004

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Barbara Jean Early

    Female1947–2004Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1929

Age 11

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Mocháin ( see Mohan ; Gaelic moch means ‘early’ or ‘timely’), or of some other similar surname, for example Ó Mochóir, a shortened form of Ó Mochéirghe, Ó Maoil-Mhochéirghe, from a personal name meaning ‘early rising’.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Earley in Berkshire and Arley in Cheshire, Lancashire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire, which derive their names from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.3 English: nickname from Old English eorllīc ‘manly’, ‘noble’, a derivative of eorl ( see Earl ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert T Earley in household of Thomas J Earley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Earley in household of Thomas J Earley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas Early Jr. in household of Thomas Early, "United States Census, 1920"

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