Roxie Belle Deweese

30 August 1893–3 October 1968 (Age 75)
Swanton, Saline, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Roxie Belle

When Roxie Belle Deweese was born on 30 August 1893, in Swanton, Saline, Nebraska, United States, her father, Ulysses Grant Deweese, was 30 and her mother, Susanna Gabel, was 26. She married Harvey Moir Elliott on 24 June 1915, in Swalwell, Kneehill County, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Gill Township, Clay, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. She died on 3 October 1968, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 75.

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Harvey Moir Elliott
Roxie Belle Deweese
Marriage: 24 June 1915
Harvey Grant Elliot
Margaret Elaine Elliot

Spouse and Children

24 June 1915
Swalwell, Kneehill County, Alberta, Canada


    Harvey Grant Elliot


    Margaret Elaine Elliot


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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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.
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

Dutch: from Middle Dutch weese ‘orphan’ + the definite article de.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roxie Elliott in household of Harvey Elliott, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Roxie B Dew Weese in household of Ulysses G Dew Weese, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roxie Dewesse in household of Ulysses G Dewesse, "Canada, Northwest Provinces Census, 1906"

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