When Robert Midden Haviland was born on February 17, 1914, in Cynthiana, Kentucky, his father, Robert, was 28 and his mother, Artemesia, was 27. He married Mary Gordon Taylor Rudder on July 19, 1936, in Harrison, Kentucky. They had four children during their marriage.
In 1920, Robert Haviland was 5 years old and lived in Elmarch District of Cynthiana, Kentucky with his father, mother, brother, and sister.
In 1930, Robert M. Haviland was 16 years old and lived in Harrison County, Kentucky with his father, mother, brother, and 2 sisters.
On April 1, 1940, Robert Haviland was 26 years old and lived in Harrison, Kentucky with his father, mother, wife, daughter, and brother.