Roy Orrin Weishair

1895–1974 (Age 78)
St. James, Watonwan, Minnesota

The Life of Roy Orrin

When Roy Orrin Weishair was born on 4 May 1895, his father, Frank August Weishair, was 24 and his mother, Nellie Dellphina Tracy, was 18. He married Esther Hall on 20 December 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Leslie Township, Todd, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Burleene Township, Todd, Minnesota, United States for about 30 years. He died on 19 January 1974, at the age of 78.

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Roy Orrin Weishair
Esther Hall
Marriage: 20 December 1920
Royce Franklin Weishair

Spouse and Children

20 December 1920


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+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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 · The Kensington Runestone

Age 3

A Swedish man, Olof Ohman, was farming on his land when he came across a 202-pound rock slab that had strange writing on it. Convinced it was proof that Scandinavian explorers came to that area before Columbus found the Americas, he had it looked at by scholars and linguists to find its translation. There has been a drawn-out debate on the stone's authenticity, with a scholarly consensus that classifies it as a hoax and the community which is convinced that it is authentic.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with white hair, from Middle High German wīz ‘white’ + hār ‘hair’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy Weishair, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Weishair in household of Frank Weishair, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy Weshair in household of Frank A Weshair, "United States Census, 1910"

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