Roy Morris Tomlinson

1899–1963 (Age 63)
Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Roy Morris

When Roy Morris Tomlinson was born in August 1899, in Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, William Henry Tomlinson, was 24 and his mother, Edith May Spaulding, was 20. He married Mildred Pinckert on 25 September 1920, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Buchanan Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Michigan Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 3 February 1963, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Southlawn Cemetery, Centre Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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Roy Morris Tomlinson
Mildred Pinckert
Marriage: 25 September 1920
Carl William Tomlinson
Paul Tomlinson

Spouse & Children

25 September 1920
St. Joseph, Indiana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • William Henry Tomlinson


  • Edith May Spaulding




  • Male1899–1963Male

  • Cecil Dorothy Tomlinson


  • Myrtle Tomlinson


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 4

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

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: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Roy Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy M Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Tomlinson in household of Edith Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1920"

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