Roy Kenneth Montgomery

Male6 July 1892–20 January 1973

Brief Life History of Roy Kenneth

Roy Kenneth Montgomery was born on 6 July 1892, in Eureka, Greenwood, Kansas, United States. 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

Sources (7)

  • Roy R Robinson in household of John Robinson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roy Kenneth Montgomery, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Roy K Montgomery, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1913El Dorado, Butler, Kansas, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (4)

    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 Sainte-Foy-de-Montgomery and Saint-Germain-de-Montgomery (Calvados). In Ireland this surname was present in the medieval period, died out, and was then reintroduced from Scotland in the 17th century. It has been Gaelicized in Ireland as Mac Iomaire and in Scotland as Mac Gumaraid.

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

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