Edward W Royer

23 March 1875–12 November 1964 (Age 89)
Lake Township, Stark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edward W

When Edward W Royer was born on 23 March 1875, in Lake Township, Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, Urias Garman Royer, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Bollinger, was 28. He married Mary Leah Hershberger on 27 January 1901, in Stark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Frankfort, Clinton, Indiana, United States in 1934 and Jackson Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 12 November 1964, in Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in North Union Cemetery, Wakarusa, Olive Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States.

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Edward W Royer
Mary Leah Hershberger
Marriage: 27 January 1901
Sarah Marie Royer
David Edward Royer
Lydia Jane Royer

Spouse and Children

27 January 1901
Stark, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name for a wheelright, from Old French roier, rouwier, rouer, roer.2 French: from a Germanic personal name composed of hrōd ‘renown’ + hari, heri ‘army’.3 Respelling of German Rauer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Royer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward Royer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Royer, "United States Census, 1910"

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