Frederick B. Roof

Brief Life History of Frederick B.

When Frederick B. Roof was born on 21 February 1909, in Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Theodore Roof Jr., was 25 and his mother, Molly, was 23. He married Constance Winifred Ward on 19 August 1930, in Suffolk, New York, United States. He lived in Sparta, Sparta Township, Sussex, New Jersey, United States in 1920 and Newton, Sussex, New Jersey, United States in 1940. He died in February 1983, in Union, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 74.

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Frederick B. Roof
Constance Winifred Ward
Marriage: 19 August 1930

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  • Frederick B Roof, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frederick Barber Roof, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Frederick Roof, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.


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

English: variant of Rolfe .

English: variant of Ruff .

German: from Ruffo, a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘fame, renown’. This surname is very rare in Germany.

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

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