Roy Ruggles Bryant

5 December 1881–7 January 1954 (Age 72)
Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Roy Ruggles

When Roy Ruggles Bryant was born on 5 December 1881, in Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, his father, Elbert William Bryant, was 27 and his mother, Kate A. King, was 24. He married Bertha Edith Alling on 25 July 1906, in Morrice, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States. He lived in Morrice, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Morrice, Perry Township, Shiawassee, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 7 January 1954, in Perry, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Perry, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States.

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Roy Ruggles Bryant
Bertha Edith Alling
Marriage: 25 July 1906

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25 July 1906
Morrice, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 6

The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit "water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream." H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, "TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII".
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southwestern England): variant of Bryan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy Bryant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • R R Bryant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy Bryant, "United States Census, 1930"

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