Roy Paul Ashcraft

1899–1950 (Age 50)
Genoa, DeKalb, Illinois, United States

The Life of Roy Paul

When Roy Paul Ashcraft was born on 26 October 1899, in Genoa, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Byron Ashcraft, was 56 and his mother, Mary Melissa Coarson, was 50. He married Myrtle Jeannette Logsdon on 11 October 1924, in Winfield, Cowley, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Kansas, United States in 1905 and Windsor Township, Cowley, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 August 1950, in Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Paul Ashcraft
Myrtle Jeannette Logsdon
Marriage: 11 October 1924
Virginia Lou Ashcraft
James Templar Ashcraft
Paul Edward Ashcraft
Wauneta Ashcraft

Spouse & Children

11 October 1924
Winfield, Cowley, Kansas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Byron Ashcraft


  • Mary Melissa Coarson




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 14

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Roy P Ashcraft in household of Mary M Ashcraft, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Roy P Ashcraft, "Kansas State Census, 1905"
  • Roy Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1930"

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