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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Family Time Line

Roy Hester Anderson
1898–1963
Lillian Louise Curtis
1908–1994

Spouse and Children

    Male1898–1963Male

    Lillian Louise Curtis

    Female1908–1994Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

    Pearl Anderson

    Female1888–Female

    Carrie Anderson

    Female1891–Female

    Cornelia Anderson

    Female1892–Female

    Rufus B. Anderson

    Male1893–1959Male

    John A. Anderson

    Male1897–Male

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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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