Roy Ervin Stoker

8 April 1893–22 May 1987 (Age 94)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life 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
Murel Olive Lancaster
Marriage: 15 November 1916

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15 November 1916
Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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

Age 3

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

Age 25

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

1 English: habitational name for someone from any of the numerous places called Stoke .2 Dutch: occupational name for a stoker, Middle Dutch stokere, or from the same word in the sense ‘fire raiser’, ‘arsonist’.3 Scottish: occupational name for a trumpeter, Gaelic stocaire, an agent derivative of stoc ‘Gaelic trumpet’. The name is borne by a sept of the McFarlanes.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ray E Stoker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy E Stoker in household of King E Stoker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy Stoker in household of King E Stoker, "United States Census, 1900"

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