Roy Robert Marshall

31 December 1919–5 July 2008 (Age 88)
Denton, Texas, United States

The Life of Roy Robert

When Roy Robert Marshall was born on 31 December 1919, his father, Homer Leroy Marshall, was 27 and his mother, Ina Adell Calhoun, was 28. He married Aneva Mae Newell Street Morrison on 27 September 1958. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Clinton, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Rock River, Albany, Wyoming, United States in 2006. He died on 5 July 2008, in Denton, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States.

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Roy Robert Marshall
Aneva Mae Newell Street Morrison
Marriage: 27 September 1958
Lyle Edward Street

Spouse and Children


    Aneva Mae Newell Street Morrison


27 September 1958


Parents and Siblings



    Louise Edith Marshall


    Kenneth Charles Marshall



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 10

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: status name or occupational name from Middle English, Old French maresc(h)al ‘marshal’. The term is of Germanic origin (compare Old High German marah ‘horse’, ‘mare’ + scalc ‘servant’). Originally it denoted a man who looked after horses, but by the heyday of medieval surname formation it denoted on the one hand one of the most important servants in a great household (in the royal household a high official of state, one with military responsibilities), and on the other a humble shoeing smith or farrier. It was also an occupational name for a medieval court officer responsible for the custody of prisoners. An even wider range of meanings is found in some other languages: compare for example Polish Marszałek ( see Marszalek ). The surname is also borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy Marshall in household of Homer L Marshall, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy R Marshall in household of Homer L Marshall, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy R Marshall in household of Homer L Marshall, "United States Census, 1930"

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