Roy Charles Laver

8 September 1894–7 September 1964 (Age 69)
Allen, Kansas, United States

The Life of Roy Charles

When Roy Charles Laver was born on 8 September 1894, in Allen, Kansas, United States, his father, Edward W Laver, was 44 and his mother, Emily Catherine Fitzsimmons, was 41. He married Addie Mary Mcgee on 14 June 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Salem Township, Allen, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Polk Township, Shelby, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 7 September 1964, in Harlan, Shelby, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Kirkman, Shelby, Iowa, United States.

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Roy Charles Laver
Addie Mary Mcgee
Marriage: 14 June 1925
Marilyn Elaine Laver
Donald Dean Laver

Spouse and Children

14 June 1925


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a washerman, Anglo-Norman French laver (an agent derivative of Old French laver ‘to wash’, Latin lavare). 2. habitational name from High, Little or Magdalen Laver in Essex, named from Old English lagu ‘flood’, ‘water’ + fær ‘passage’, ‘crossing’. 3. topographic name for someone living where bulrushes or irises grew, Old English lǣfer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy Laver, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Laver in household of Edward W Laver, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy Laver in household of Edward W Laver, "United States Census, 1900"

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