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
1856–1900
Margaret Emeline Snodgrass
1848–1918
Mary S. Royer
1882–
Carrie Elizabeth Royer
1883–1968
David Richardson Royer
1885–1951
Grace N Royer
1889–1892

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Royer

    Male1808–1860Male

    Nancy Richardson

    Female1821–1907Female

siblings

(7)

    William L. Royer

    Male1842–Male

    Maria Catherine Royer

    Female1847–1915Female

    Benjamin Royer

    Male1849–Male

    Eliza J Royer

    Female1852–Female

    Male1856–1900Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

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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