August Royer

27 May 1854–26 October 1883 (Age 29)
Richecourt, Meuse, Lorraine, France

The Life of August

When August Royer was born on 27 May 1854, in Richecourt, Meuse, Lorraine, France, his father, Justin Royer, was 24 and his mother, Marie Rose Simon, was 35. He married Hannah Mariah Whitehead about 1872. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 26 October 1883, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

August Royer
Hannah Mariah Whitehead
Marriage: about 1872
Lazetta Royer

Spouse and Children

about 1872


Parents and Siblings

    Justin Royer


    Marie Rose Simon




World Events (7)

1858 · The Vision of Bernadette Soubirous at Lourdes

Age 4

Bernadette Soubirous was a young woman that born in poverty on January 7, 1844 in Lourdes, France. She started having visions of a lady that would tell her to do different things such as drink from water that was under a rock. She was also instructed to tell priests to build a church. As time went on she was interrogated by the police and never denied what she saw. People come from all over to Lourdes, France.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 9

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name for a wheelright, from Old French roier, rouwier, rouer, roer.2 French: from a Germanic personal name composed of hrōd ‘renown’ + hari, heri ‘army’.3 Respelling of German Rauer .

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

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Sources (1)

  • August Royer, "United States Census, 1880"

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