Roy Stone Rowe

4 November 1885–10 June 1978 (Age 92)
Marietta, Pickens, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States

The Life of Roy Stone

When Roy Stone Rowe was born on 4 November 1885, in Marietta, Pickens, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States, his father, William Alfred Joseph Rowe, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Lessie Jackson, was 27. He married Grace May Belchamber on 3 January 1910, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Severs Township, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 10 June 1978, in Meridian, Bosque, Texas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Kopperl, Bosque, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Stone Rowe
Grace May Belchamber
Marriage: 3 January 1910
Mildred Rowe
Marcelle Alma Rowe

Spouse and Children

3 January 1910
Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States


    Mildred Rowe


    Marcelle Alma Rowe


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 9

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 25

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses built next to one another, from Middle English row (northern Middle English raw, from Old English rāw). 2. from the medieval personal name Row, a variant of Rou(l) ( see Rollo , Rolf ) or a short form of Rowland . 3. English name adopted by bearers of French Baillargeon .

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

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Story Highlight

True Story of the Rails by Roy S Rowe

TRANSCRIPTION WITH CORRECTIONS The original is not dated. Probably sometime before World War II, based on the dispatcher communication being by telegraph. True Story of the Rails   Unfolding the page …

Sources (3)

  • Roy S Rowe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy Rowe in household of Dan Belchamber, "United States Census, 1910"
  • R S Rowe, "United States Census, 1930"

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