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Leslie Roland RobyAge: 90 years19232013

Name
Leslie Roland Roby
Given names
Leslie Roland
Surname
Roby
Birth May 21, 1923 21 20
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 6 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a paternal grandfatherZepheniah Reuben Roby
April 11, 1944 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 18 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 26 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a paternal grandmotherSallie Ann Miller
February 16, 1959 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 22 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a fatherZeph Leslie Roby
December 19, 1993 (Age 70 years)
Death of a motherMaynie Jones
August 20, 2000 (Age 77 years)
Death of a wifeFloyd Eugenia “Sissy” Knight
April 7, 2013 (Age 89 years)
Death June 28, 2013 (Age 90 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Erin Oak Hill Cemetery
Last change October 31, 201711:39:48

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Zeph Leslie Roby
Birth: September 12, 1901 32 27Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 19, 1993Houston, Tennessee, United States
mother
Marriage:
himself
Leslie Roland Roby
Birth: May 21, 1923 21 20Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 28, 2013Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
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himself
Leslie Roland Roby
Birth: May 21, 1923 21 20Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 28, 2013Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
wife
Floyd Eugenia “Sissy” Knight
Birth: November 4, 1923 37 34Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 7, 2013Houston, Tennessee, United States
daughter
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daughter
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