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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William H. Roby
Leora Ann Jones
Cordela Roby
Ola Roby
Ora E Roby
Oma Roby
Naomi Roby
Thurman Roby
Louatta Roby

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    Ora E Roby


    Oma Roby



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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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