Roy John Henry Naeve

26 March 1904–15 February 1994 (Age 89)
Crawford, Iowa, United States

The Life of Roy John Henry

When Roy John Henry Naeve was born on 26 March 1904, in Crawford, Iowa, United States, his father, Nicholas Henry Naeve, was 21 and his mother, Emma Marie Louise Jensen, was 20. He lived in Otter Creek Township, Crawford, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Nishnabotny Township, Crawford, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died on 15 February 1994, in Schleswig, Crawford, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Morgan Cemetery, Schleswig, Crawford, Iowa, United States.

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Roy John Henry Naeve
Hedwig Margaretha Sophia Boysen

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 9

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German (Näve): see Neve 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy H Naeve in household of Nic Naeve, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Roy Naeve in household of Nick Naeve, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy Naeve in household of Nic Naeve, "United States Census, 1920"

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