Roy Kenneth Montgomery

6 July 1892–20 January 1973 (Age 80)
Eureka, Greenwood, Kansas, United States

The Life of Roy Kenneth

When Roy Kenneth Montgomery was born on 6 July 1892, in Eureka, Greenwood, Kansas, United States, his father, John Arelius Robinson, was 30 and his mother, Lemah Evelena Powell, was 19. He married Estella May Randall on 5 February 1913, in El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Bachelor Township, Greenwood, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 January 1973, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Colton, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Roy Kenneth Montgomery
Estella May Randall
Marriage: 5 February 1913
Kenneth Jacob Montgomery
Perry LeRoy Montgomery
Howard Phillip Montgomery
Clarence Eugene Montgomery

Spouse and Children

5 February 1913
El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States



    Perry LeRoy Montgomery


    Howard Phillip Montgomery


    Clarence Eugene Montgomery


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 14

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Calvados, France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ + a Germanic personal name composed of the elements guma ‘man’ + rīc ‘power’. In Ireland this surname has been Gaelicized as Mac Iomaire and in Scotland as Mac Gumaraid.

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

Sources (3)

  • Roy R Robinson in household of John Robinson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roy K Montgomery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy K Robinson in household of John A Robinson, "United States Census, 1910"

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