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Robert Begins Living With Estella Coleman

Robert Begins Living With Estella Coleman

1933 or 34 – Begins living with Estella Coleman (Staines) (34 or 35) in (14) Helena, mother of Robert Lockwood (born to Robert and Estella Lockwood ca 1915) 1920 census shows a Milton Stames as a border in the Lockwood household. 1930 Census has Estella listed as Estella Staines (perhaps a misspelling of Stames?) with a Joe Coleman as a border and Robert Lockwood her son.

During this time Robert plays in: (16) Rosedale, (17) Friars Point, (18) Lula, (19) Coahoma, (20) Midnight, (21) Inverness, (22) Moorhead, (23) Itta Bena, (24) Tchula, (25) Drew, (26) Jonestown, (27)Yazoo City, (28) Hollandale, (29) Greenville, (30) Leland, (31) Shaw, (32) Gunnison, (33) Beaulah, (34) Lobdell, (35) Lamont, (36) Winterville, (37) Tunica, (8) Robinsonville, (38) Walls, (15) Marianna, (39) Clarksdale, (40) Tutwiler, (41) Ruleville, (42) Cleveland, (43) Merigold, (44) Shelby, (45) Minter City, (46) Vicksburg, (47) Crystal Springs, (48) Bogalusa, LA, (49) Gulfport.

His repertoire includes: My Blue Heaven, Yes Sir, That’s My baby, Tumbling Tumbleweeds

He also makes frequent visits to his aunt Clara Majors Rice (his mother’s sister) in (1) Hazlehurst. Her son Howard sees Robert as a childhood idol since he can play so many instruments.

Robert was also visiting Charles and Molly Spencer in (3) Memphis.