Hester Roy

Brief Life History of Hester

When Hester Roy was born in 1873, in Helena, Shelby, Alabama, United States, his father, Lafayette Needham Roy, was 35 and his mother, Caroline Melindy Davidson, was 31. He lived in Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Lafayette Needham Roy
1838–1928
Caroline Melindy Davidson
1842–1925
Mary Lucinda Roy
1867–1938
Margaret Lucinda Roy
1867–
Charles Malden Roy
1868–1928
Sallie Jane Roy
1870–1943
Robert Nathan Roy
1872–1933
Hester Roy
1873–
Moses Eugene Roy
1874–1960

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1904

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Lucien, Normand, Andre, Jacques, Marcel, Emile, Laurent, Pierre, Cecile, Donat, Gilles. Indian Dipak, Sumit, Amit, Ajit, Dipankar, Partha, Ranjan, Shyamal, Aloke, Amitava, Chitra, Gautam.

    Scottish: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Gaelic ruadh ‘red’. Compare Reed .

    English (of Norman origin): from Old French roi ‘king’, used as a nickname (see 3 below) and also as a personal name. Compare Ray 2.

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

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