John Wesley Royse

4 January 1843–15 April 1918 (Age 75)
Fleming, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of John Wesley

When John Wesley Royse was born on 4 January 1843, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Royse, was 34 and his mother, Rebecca Royse, 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.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Royse
1843–1918
Emily Rebecca McClain
1856–1905
Marriage: 20 December 1877
Richard Parker Royse
1878–1899
Cynthia Ann Royse
1882–1957
William W. Royce
1887–1921
Harrison Royse
1889–
Morton Royse
1889–
Addie Frank Royse
1893–1966
John Royse
1896–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1877Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries 1848: Mongtomery, Kentucky, United States
    1863
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 731;2007: 1475; 2010: 1970)English (Lancashire): variant of Rose .Norwegian (Røyse): habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Røyse, from Old Norse hreysi ‘heap of stones’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Roys
    Rose

    Sources (18)

    • John Royse, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John W Royce, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • John W. Royse, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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