Roy Hester Anderson

17 February 1898–20 June 1963 (Age 65)
Lumpkin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Roy Hester

When Roy Hester Anderson was born on 17 February 1898, in Lumpkin, Georgia, United States, his father, William Bartley Anderson, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Jones, was 28. He lived in District 559, Walton, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 June 1963, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Roy Hester Anderson
Lillian Louise Curtis

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    Lillian Louise Curtis


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    Pearl Anderson


    Carrie Anderson


    Cornelia Anderson


    Rufus B. Anderson


    John A. Anderson


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful "oil boom".
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Ray H Anderson in household of W B Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy Anderson in household of Wm B Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roy Anderson in household of W B Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"

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