Robert Lee Dimsdale

11 January 1890–14 May 1962 (Age 72)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee Dimsdale was born on 11 January 1890, in Georgia, United States, his father, Leonidos Pierce Dimsdale, was 36 and his mother, Malinda Jane Holcombe, was 35. He married Minnie E Dinsmore on 12 December 1915, in Fulton, Georgia, United States. He lived in District 823, Milton, Georgia, United States for about 30 years and District 1176, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 14 May 1962, in Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery, Milton, Fulton, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Dimsdale
1890–1962
Minnie E Dinsmore
1894–1986
Marriage: 12 December 1915

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1915Fulton, Georgia, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia
    Age 3
    The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 19
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Dimsdale, a place in Staffordshire, possibly named from Middle English dimple ‘dip in the ground’ + dale ‘valley’.

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

    Sources (12)

    • Bud Dimsdale, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Robert S Dimsdale, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Robert L Dimsdale, "United States Census, 1920"

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