Royce Augustus Sullivan

10 March 1896–20 August 1989 (Age 93)
Parker, Linn, Kansas, United States

The Life of Royce Augustus

When Royce Augustus Sullivan was born on 10 March 1896, in Parker, Linn, Kansas, United States, his father, James Franklin Sullivan, was 36 and his mother, Eliza Ellen Mc Adow, was 35. He married Margaret Alice Provine on 24 November 1915, in Hoisington, Barton, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, Linn, Kansas, United States in 1915 and Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States in 1930. He died on 20 August 1989, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Royce Augustus Sullivan
1896–1989
Margaret Alice Provine
1897–1973
Marriage: 24 November 1915
Royce Aaron Sullivan
1916–1936
Baby Boy Sullivan
1918–1918
Ray Lesley Sullivan
1919–1929
May Alice Sullivan
1919–2013
Doris Marie Sullivan
1922–2005
Anna Elizabeth Sullivan
1924–2013
Opal Esther Sullivan
1927–2006
James Willis Sullivan
1930–2011
Eliza Juanita Sullivan
1932–2004
Laura Ellen Sullivan
1933–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1915
Hoisington, Barton, Kansas, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 5

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1921 · Flash floods kill 1500

Age 25

On June 3 1921, flash floods in Pueblo cause over $20 million in damage and kill over 1,500 people in its wake.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sullivan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name composed of the elements súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Royce Augustus Sullivan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Royce Augustus Sullivan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Royce Augustus Sullivan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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