Roy Ervin Stoker

Brief Life History of Roy Ervin

When Roy Ervin Stoker was born on 8 April 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, King Ellibious Stoker, was 37 and his mother, Ella Emma Dover, was 23. He married Murel Olive Lancaster on 15 November 1916, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States. He died on 22 May 1987, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Roy Ervin Stoker
1893–1987
Daisy Ruth Pickard
1896–1976
Marriage: about 1938

Sources (12)

  • Ray E Stoker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy Stoker, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Roy E Stoker, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone who lived at a place called Stoke; see Stoke .

English: in northeastern England, a variant of Stokoe .

English: in southern England, especially in Sussex and Surrey, a variant of Stocker .

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

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