Robert Roy Kent

Male12 September 1889–

Brief Life History of Robert Roy

When Robert Roy Kent was born on 12 September 1889, in Alabama, United States, his father, Isaac Jackson Kent, was 30 and his mother, Flora Yetta Sobotka, was 27. He married Willie R Beard on 2 January 1929, in Morgan, Alabama, United States. He lived in Hartselle, Morgan, Alabama, United States for about 20 years.

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Robert Roy Kent
Willie R Beard
Marriage: 2 January 1929

Sources (3)

  • Roy R Kent in household of Isaac J Kent, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert R Kent in household of Isaac J Kent, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert R Kent in household of Isac J Kent, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1929Morgan, Alabama, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 1

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.


    Age 31

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

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: habitational name from the county of Kent. The surname is also established in Ireland, where English bearers of this name settled in Meath, in the 13th century. The name has been Gaelicized as Ceannt.

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

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