Museum the New Llano Colony

Robert Kittle, Jr.

Birth: Born around 1909 at Ohio.  

Family Information: Son of Robert "Bob" Kittle.

Brother of Stella, Carl, Ruth, Virginia, Gladys and Donald Kittle.  


Pre-Colony History: In 1930 he was living in Kentucky with his father and siblings and working as a miner in a clay mine.

Mr. Kittle arrived in the colony in September 1930, with "quite a bunch of youngsters" -- they had come from Kentucky in an auto. He informed the colonists that where he came from cows were selling for a dollar a head.  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony:  

Other Info: At a theater program in May 1931 Robert and Stella sang two much appreciated numbers accompanied by Robert on his guitar. For an encore Robert accompanied himself singing several story-songs.

In June 1931 the Kittle family and Comrade Hiatt gave an exhibition of the square dance much to the enjoyment of the crowd. Also Robert, Jr. entertained with three numbers on his guitar while his father demonstrated a "clog".  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: US Census: 1930; "Llano Colonist": September 20, 1930, May 30, 1931, June 6, 1931  


Contact Us:


Copyright 2018 Museum of the New Llano Colony