John Wesley Royse

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

The Life 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
Willie Royse
1887–1921
Harrison Royse
1889–
Morton Royse
1889–
Addie Frank Royse
1893–1966
John Royse
1896–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1877
Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

    Richard Parker Royse

    Male1878–1899Male

    Female1882–1957Female

    Willie Royse

    Male1887–1921Male

    Harrison Royse

    Male1889–Male

    Morton Royse

    Male1889–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Elizabeth M ROYSE

    Female1835–1852Female

    Benjamin Franklin Royse

    Male1836–Male

    Rebecca ROYSE

    Female1837–1913Female

    William ROYSE

    Male1841–1898Male

    Male1843–1918Male

+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

1 English: variant of Royce .2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Røyse, from Old Norse hreysi ‘heap of stones’.3 Probably an Americanized spelling of German Reus (or the variant Reuse), Reuss (or the variant Reusse).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Royse, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John W Royce in household of William Royce, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John W Royal, "United States Census, 1900"

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