Harley M. Roe

Male6 September 1877–9 October 1882

Brief Life History of Harley M.

When Harley M. Roe was born on 6 September 1877, in Castleton Township, Barry, Michigan, United States, his father, John Milton Roe, was 33 and his mother, Millie Jane Holler, was 31. He lived in Nashville, Castleton Township, Barry, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 9 October 1882, in Castleton Township, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 5, and was buried in Nashville, Castleton Township, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Milton Roe
1843–1917
Millie Jane Holler
1846–1937
Minnie Grace Roe
1869–1897
Walter Ellis Roe
1870–1925
Verdi D Roe
1875–1882
Harley M. Roe
1877–1882

Sources (4)

  • Harley Roe in household of John M Roe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harley M. Roe, "Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Harley M. Roe, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (4)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1881 · Hudson's

Age 4

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English ro(o) ‘roe deer’ (Old English ). This is the midland and southern form, also found in South Yorkshire and Lancashire. In much of northern England, however, remained unrounded and survives as Ray 3.

English: post-medieval variant of Wroe (see Wray ). Wroe may also have been used as a spelling of Roe .

English: post-medieval variant of Row (or vice versa); see Rowe .

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

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