Rutherford Milburn Roane

6 July 1895–23 October 1984 (Age 89)
Banner, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Rutherford Milburn

When Rutherford Milburn Roane was born on 6 July 1895, in Banner, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States, his father, Henry Clarence Roane, was 20 and his mother, Fannie Lou Blount, was 21. He married Ida Pounders Roane on 26 November 1924, in Shelby, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Beat 2, Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 23 October 1984, in Senatobia, Tate, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Water Valley, Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rutherford Milburn Roane
1895–1984
Lena Eleanor Young Willliams Roane
1898–1972
Marriage: 30 July 1929

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 July 1929
Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Rowan or possibly a variant of Ruane .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Milburn R Roane, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Milburn Roane in household of Clarence Roane, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Milburn R Roane in household of Henry C Roane, "United States Census, 1920"

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