Roy Stewart Say

Male22 January 1893–24 July 1966

Brief Life History of Roy Stewart

When Roy Stewart Say was born on 22 January 1893, in Saxonburg, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benton Grant Say, was 28 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Stewart, was 29. He married Lulu Viola Smoyer in 1919, in Lucas, Fayette, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Keating Township, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Foster Township, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 24 July 1966, in Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lafayette, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Roy Stewart Say
Lulu Viola Smoyer
Marriage: 1919
Elizabeth Say

Sources (11)

  • Roy Say, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Stewart Say, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Roy Stewart Say, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    1919Lucas, Fayette, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

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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.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 12

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 20

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English: of Norman origin, a habitational name from Sai in Orne or Say in Indre, France, perhaps so called from a Gaulish personal name Saius + the Latin locative suffix -acum (see also French name 3 below).

    English: nickname, perhaps for someone who made or sold say, a type of woollen cloth, or for an habitual wearer of clothes made of this material, from Middle English sai(e) ‘say’ (Old French saie, from Latin saga, plural of sagum ‘military cloak’). See also Sayer .

    French (southern): topographic name from saix (from Latin saxum) ‘rock’, or a habitational name from a place called with this word, for example, Say in Loire, Saix in Tarn and Vienne, Le Saix in Hautes-Alpes, or Les Saix in Isère.

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

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