Robert Richardson Royer

1856–1900 (Age 44)
Jamestown, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Robert Richardson

When Robert Richardson Royer was born in 1856, in Jamestown, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benjamin Royer, was 48 and his mother, Nancy Richardson, was 35. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Margaret Emeline Snodgrass. He lived in South Shenango Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1900, at the age of 44, and was buried in Park Lawn Cemetery, Jamestown, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Richardson Royer
Margaret Emeline Snodgrass
Mary S. Royer
Carrie Elizabeth Royer
David Richardson Royer
Grace N Royer

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Royer


    Nancy Richardson




    William L. Royer


    Maria Catherine Royer


    Benjamin Royer


    Eliza J Royer



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World Events (8)


Age 7

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

Age 7

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 12

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Roger in household of Nancy Roger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert Royer in household of Nancy Royer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Robt Royer in entry for David Richard Royer and Clara Ballam, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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