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Robert Lewis NorthrupAge: 63 years18921956

Robert Lewis Northrup
Given names
Robert Lewis
Birth October 6, 1892
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
MarriageAnnis Vinita ArmstrongView this family
1915 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a son
#1Robert Lewis Northrup Jr.
January 11, 1916 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
WWI Draft
June 5, 1917 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Preston Gaines “Buddie” Northrup II
August 8, 1918 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 24 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 25 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 37 years)
Marriage of a childPreston Gaines “Buddie” Northrup IILavinnia KennedyView this family
about 1939 (Age 46 years)

Census April 10, 1940 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 49 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 57 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 53 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death March 1, 1956 (Age 63 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Forest Park Cemetery
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by: Barry Shemwell
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Annis Vinita Armstrong
Birth: July 13, 1895 25 21Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: March 29, 1965Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Marriage: 1915
1 year
Robert Lewis Northrup Jr.
Birth: January 11, 1916 23 20Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Death: October 26, 1986Fort Bend, Texas, United States
3 years

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