Rutherford Milburn Roane

Brief Life History 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 on 26 November 1924, in Shelby, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Beat 1, Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States in 1950. 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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Rutherford Milburn Roane
Lena Eleanor Young Willliams Roane
Marriage: 30 July 1929

Sources (8)

  • R Milburn Roane, "United States 1950 Census"
  • R M Roane, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Rutherford Roane, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

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

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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 of Rowan or possibly a variant of Ruane .

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

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