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Zepheniah Reuben RobyAge: 75 years18691944

Zepheniah Reuben Roby
Given names
Zepheniah Reuben
Birth March 10, 1869 41 27
MarriageSallie Ann MillerView this family

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth Freeman
May 27, 1877 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a half-brotherRalph E Roby
1883 (Age 13 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Zeph Leslie Roby
September 12, 1901 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherGreenberry Wilson Roby
September 9, 1911 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 47 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 48 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Leslie Roland Roby
May 21, 1923 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherBarton Aquilla Roby
December 4, 1941 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 72 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 -
Death April 11, 1944 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Erin Oak Hill Cemetery
Last change October 31, 201711:29:43

by: Barry Shemwell
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Zepheniah Reuben Roby
Birth: March 10, 1869 41 27Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 1944Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Lenora Eldridge - View this family
Family with Sallie Ann Miller - View this family
Zepheniah Reuben Roby
Birth: March 10, 1869 41 27Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 1944Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Sallie Ann Miller
Birth: December 23, 1873Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 16, 1959Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Zeph Roby familyZeph Leslie Roby
Birth: September 12, 1901 32 27Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 19, 1993Houston, Tennessee, United States

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