Royale Heath

25 February 1873–1964 (Age 90)
Newburg, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Royale

When Royale Heath was born on 25 February 1873, in Newburg, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, his father, Chauncey Heath, was 30 and his mother, Amelia Mercedes Chidester, was 30. He married Ella I. Banks on 10 November 1892, in Corunna, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in 1964, at the age of 91, and was buried in Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States.

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Royale Heath
Ella I. Banks
Marriage: 10 November 1892
Vera Eva Heath
Grace Heath

Spouse and Children

10 November 1892
Corunna, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States



    Grace Heath


Parents and Siblings



    Cora E. Heath


    Eva A. Heath



    Flora Belle Heath


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a heath (Middle English hethe, Old English hǣð) or a habitational name from any of the numerous places, for example in Bedfordshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and West Yorkshire, named with this word. The same word also denoted heather, the characteristic plant of heathland areas. This surname has also been established in Dublin since the late 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy Heath, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy Heath, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy Heath, "United States Census, 1930"

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