Roy Walter Webb

20 January 1891–1 June 1963 (Age 72)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Roy Walter

When Roy Walter Webb was born on 20 January 1891, in Kansas, United States, his father, William Franklin Webb, was 35 and his mother, Martha Evans, was 33. He married Nina Minerva Jackson on 28 February 1917, in Fredonia, Wilson, Kansas, United States. He lived in Talleyrand Township, Wilson, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Neodesha, Wilson, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 1 June 1963, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Neodesha Cemetery, Neodesha, Wilson, Kansas, United States.

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Roy Walter Webb
Nina Minerva Jackson
Marriage: 28 February 1917

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28 February 1917
Fredonia, Wilson, Kansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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 7

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webbe, from Old English webba (a primary derivative of wefan ‘to weave’; compare Weaver 1). This word survived into Middle English long enough to give rise to the surname, but was already obsolescent as an agent noun; hence the secondary forms with the agent suffixes -er and -ster.2 Americanized form of various Ashkenazic Jewish cognates, including Weber and Weberman.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy W Webb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ray W Webb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy L Webb in household of W F Webb, "United States Census, 1910"

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