Ruby Lucille Royer

6 October 1893–30 January 1985 (Age 91)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Ruby Lucille

When Ruby Lucille Royer was born on 6 October 1893, in Ohio, United States, her father, Charley Albert Royer, was 24 and her mother, Nellie Lodge, was 20. She married Orva Leland Chapman on 22 May 1917, in Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Randolph Township, Portage, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Stark, Ohio, United States in 1985. She died on 30 January 1985, in Alliance, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Homeland Cemetery, Rootstown, Portage, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orva Leland Chapman
Ruby Lucille Royer
Marriage: 22 May 1917
Roy Chapman

Spouse and Children

22 May 1917
Portage, Ohio, United States


    Roy Chapman


Parents and Siblings

    Charley Albert Royer





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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name for a wheelright, from Old French roier, rouwier, rouer, roer.2 French: from a Germanic personal name composed of hrōd ‘renown’ + hari, heri ‘army’.3 Respelling of German Rauer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruby Chapman in household of O L Chapman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruby Lucille Chapman in household of Orva Leland Chapman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruby L Roger in household of Charles A Roger, "United States Census, 1910"

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