Sylvester Raymond Roe

13 January 1915–2 February 1977 (Age 62)
Fuller Township, Codington, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Sylvester Raymond

When Sylvester Raymond Roe was born on 13 January 1915, in Fuller Township, Codington, South Dakota, United States, his father, William Roe, was 41 and his mother, Amelia Mary Gautsch, was 32. He lived in South Dakota, United States in 1915. He died on 2 February 1977, in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Roe
Amelia Mary Gautsch
Iva Essie Roe
Earl Edward Roe
Ida Laura Roe
Floyd E Roe
Lila Mary Roe
Sylvester Raymond Roe

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    Ida Laura Roe


    Floyd E Roe


    Lila Mary Roe


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World Events (8)

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Age 1

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Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 17

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a timid person, from Middle English ro ‘roe’; this is a midland and southern form of Ray 2.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Roe or Røe, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’.3 English name adopted by bearers of French Baillargeon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sylvester Roe, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Sylvester R Roe, "South Dakota State Census, 1945"
  • Sylvester Roe, "South Dakota State Census, 1915"

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