Arthur Roy

1929–2014 (Age 85)
New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Roy was born in 1929, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jean Baptiste Roy, was 28 and his mother, Marie Irene Blais, was 22. He died in 2014, in Somerset, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Roy
1929–2014
Theresa M Locke
1925–2014

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jean Baptiste Roy

    Male1901–Male

    Marie Irene Blais

    Female1907–1988Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 0

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.
1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 26

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname for a person with red hair, from Gaelic ruadh ‘red’.2 English (of Norman origin): variant of Ray 1, cognate of 3.3 French: from Old French rey, roy ‘king’ (from Latin rex, genitive regis), a nickname for someone who lived in a regal fashion or who had earned the title in some contest of skill or by presiding over festivities.

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

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  • Arthur H Roy in entry for Mrs Theresa Roy Hadfield Locke, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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