Monta Leroy 'Roy' Foresee

28 April 1893–14 October 1977 (Age 84)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Monta Leroy 'Roy'

When Monta Leroy 'Roy' Foresee was born on 28 April 1893, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Stephen Henry Foresee, was 33 and his mother, Missouri Ann "Curl" Robbirds, was 26. He married Zuma Irene Davidson about 1918, in Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Sugar Loaf Township, Boone, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Davis Township, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 14 October 1977, at the age of 84, and was buried in Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States.

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Monta Leroy 'Roy' Foresee
Zuma Irene Davidson
Marriage: about 1918

Spouse and Children

about 1918
Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 11

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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

1 Americanized form of French Fortier .2 See Forshee .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leroy Foresee in household of Strom Foresee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ray Foresee in household of Henry Foresee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy L Foresee, "Find A Grave Index"

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