When John Wesley Royse was born on 4 January 1843, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Royse, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Rebecca Reeves, was 38. He married Martha Ann Wilson on 8 October 1869, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 1 Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Camargo, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 15 April 1918, in Rowan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Rowan, Kentucky, United States.
English (Lancashire): variant of Rose .
Norwegian (Røyse): habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Røyse, from Old Norse hreysi ‘heap of stones’.
Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Roys .
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