Roy J. Tomlinson

1901–1989 (Age 88)
Topeka, Mason, Illinois, United States

The Life of Roy J.

When Roy J. Tomlinson was born on 3 April 1901, in Topeka, Mason, Illinois, United States, his father, Homer Abram Tomlinson, was 31 and his mother, Mary Alice Rilea, was 30. He married Stella Hinkel on 30 June 1920, in Pekin, Tazewell, Illinois, United States. He lived in Forest City, Mason, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 8 August 1989, in Pekin, Tazewell, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Pekin Township, Tazewell, Illinois, United States.

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Roy J. Tomlinson
Stella Hinkel
Marriage: 30 June 1920

Spouse & Children

  • Male1901–1989Male

  • Stella Hinkel


30 June 1920
Pekin, Tazewell, Illinois, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Homer Abram Tomlinson


  • Female1870–1945Female



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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 9

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 24

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

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 Tomlinson in household of Mary A Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy Thomlinson, "Illinois, Tazewell County, Obituary Card Index from the "Pekin Times", 1914-2007"

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