John Edward McRoy

Male10 July 1888–6 February 1964

Brief Life History of John Edward

When John Edward McRoy was born on 10 July 1888, in Brunswick, North Carolina, United States, his father, Caleb McRoy, was 30 and his mother, Adaline A Spencer, was 28. He married Rosa Lee Mathews on 2 March 1921, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Smithville, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Smithville Township, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 6 February 1964, at the age of 75, and was buried in Southport, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States.

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John Edward McRoy
Rosa Lee Mathews
Marriage: 2 March 1921
Jack Stacy McRoy
Edward Lee McRoy
Catherine McRoy
Mae Morris McRoy
Pearl McRoy
Rosa Louise McRoy

Sources (11)

  • John E Mcroy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Edward McRoy - Government record: birth-name: John Edward McRoy
  • John E McRoy in entry for Jas London McRoy, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1921Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 9

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 20

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Rúaidh, a patronymic from the personal name or byname Rúadh ‘red’. See also Roe .

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

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