Delaine Roan

16 October 1914–12 May 1994 (Age 79)
Melville, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Delaine

When Delaine Roan was born on 16 October 1914, in Melville, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, her father, Lonnie Baker Roan Sr., was 30 and her mother, Mamie Algie Bond, was 24. She married John Wesley Able Sr.. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Willetts, Concordia, Louisiana, United States in 1920. She died on 12 May 1994, in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 79.

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John Wesley Able Sr.
Delaine Roan
John Wesley Able Jr

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant spelling of Rowan .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Rouen in Normandy. In Scotland the name is also derived in part from any of several places named Roan in the Borders and Strathclyde. There was also a medieval female personal name Roana, which may have given rise to some examples of the surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Delane Roan in household of Loney Roan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Delaine Roan in household of Lonnie Roan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Delaine Roan Able, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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