Charles Wesley Royal

Male22 February 1871–3 June 1914

Brief Life History of Charles Wesley

When Charles Wesley Royal was born on 22 February 1871, in Lowndes, Georgia, United States, his father, Harmon Royal, was 49 and his mother, Margaret Ann Taft, was 38. He married Rilla Odom about 1891, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in District 1144, Berrien, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Screven, Wayne, Georgia, United States in 1900. He died on 3 June 1914, in Wayne, Georgia, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Screven Cemetery, Screven, Wayne, Georgia, United States.

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Charles Wesley Royal
Rilla Odom
Marriage: about 1891
Leonard H. Royal
about 1894–about 1898
Curtis Wesley Royal
James Henry Royal
Dora Royal
Charles Royal

Sources (8)

  • Charles Royals in household of Harmon Royals, "United States Census, 1880"
  • C W Ruyall, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Charles Wesley Royal, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    about 1891Georgia, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1872 · The Amnesty Act

    Age 1

    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.


    Age 15

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Royle in Burnley (Lancashire), so named from Old English ‘roe deer’ + hyll ‘hill’. The surname may have been confused with Rial .

    Americanized form of German Reul or Reule .

    Possibly also an Americanized form of Spanish and Portuguese Real .

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

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