Roy Marcus McGarrah

2 January 1925–28 August 1968 (Age 43)
Lowell, Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Roy Marcus

When Roy Marcus McGarrah was born on 2 January 1925, in Lowell, Benton, Arkansas, United States, his father, Lemuel Abshel McGarrah, was 31 and his mother, Viola BRIDGES, was 18. He lived in Big Spring Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Monte Ne, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 28 August 1968, in Springdale, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Bluff Cemetery, Springdale, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
Age 4
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 12
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of McGarraher, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhearchair ‘son of Fearchar’, a personal name composed of the elements fear ‘man’ + car ‘dear’, ‘loving’.

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

Sources (4)

  • Roy Mcgarah in household of Lem Mcgarah, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Marcus McGarrah, "Arkansas First Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Roy Mcgarrah in household of L M Mcgarrah, "United States Census, 1940"

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