Louatta Roby

19 April 1893–6 June 1971 (Age 78)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Louatta

When Louatta Roby was born on 19 April 1893, in Indiana, United States, her father, William H. Roby, was 38 and her mother, Leora Ann Jones, was 31. She lived in Whiskey Run Township, Crawford, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Blue River Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 June 1971, in Milltown, Harrison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

William H. Roby
1854–1929
Leora Ann Jones
1861–1935
Cordela Roby
1882–1945
Ola Roby
1885–1887
Ora E Roby
1885–
Oma Roby
1888–
Naomi Roby
1888–1972
Thurman Roby
1890–1908
Louatta Roby
1893–1971

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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    Female1882–1945Female

    Female1885–1887Female

    Ora E Roby

    Female1885–Female

    Oma Roby

    Female1888–Female

    Female1888–1972Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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

English and Scottish:1. from a pet form of Robert . 2. habitational name from Roby in Lancashire (now Merseyside), named with Old Norse ‘pole’, ‘boundary mark’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lu*Ttea Roby in household of Wm H Roby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Atta L Roby in household of William H Roby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Atta Roby in household of William H Roby, "United States Census, 1900"

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