Roy Hoss May Sr

27 May 1911–1 February 1999 (Age 87)
Fluvanna, Scurry, Texas, United States

The Life of Roy Hoss

When Roy Hoss May Sr was born on 27 May 1911, in Fluvanna, Scurry, Texas, United States, his father, Rev. James DeWitt May Sr, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Ann Ophelia Campbell, was 32. He lived in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Concho, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 1 February 1999, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States.

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 3

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

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 English, French, Danish, Dutch, and German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ) or any of its many cognates, for example Norman French Maheu.2 English, French, Dutch, and German: from a nickname or personal name taken from the month of May (Middle English, Old French mai, Middle High German meie, from Latin Maius (mensis), from Maia, a minor Roman goddess of fertility). This name was sometimes bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May; it was also used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition, or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May, such as owing a feudal obligation then.3 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young man or woman’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ray H May, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy H May in household of James May, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy Hoss May, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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