Robert Franklin Porath

7 October 1929–31 July 1996 (Age 66)
West Unity, Williams, Ohio, United States

The Life of Robert Franklin

When Robert Franklin Porath was born on 7 October 1929, in West Unity, Williams, Ohio, United States, his father, Raymond Diedrich "Ray" Porath, was 38 and his mother, Haley Lillian Etchie, was 36. He lived in Mill Creek, Williams, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Madison Township, Williams, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 31 July 1996, in Bryan, Williams, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in West Unity, Williams, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Diedrich "Ray" Porath
Haley Lillian Etchie
Wendell Lyn Porath
Josephine Ellen Porath
Isabelle Irene Porath
Ronald Porath
Isabelle Birk
Harry Lavone Porath
June O'Neal Porath
Emma Elizabeth Porath
Robert Franklin Porath
Lois Marie Porath

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 18

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 German (of Slavic origin): status or occupational name for a counselor, from Slavic porada ‘advice’, ‘counseling’, ‘councilor’.2 Jewish (Israeli): from a Biblical personal name meaning ‘fruitful’ (an allusion to Joseph).

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Porath in household of Raymond Porath, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Porth in household of Ray Porth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Franklin Porath in entry for Henry Russell Bush and Karen Arlene Porath Miller, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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