Percy Duncan Roy

4 January 1912–14 May 2009 (Age 97)
Autauga, Alabama, United States

The Life of Percy Duncan

When Percy Duncan Roy was born on 4 January 1912, in Autauga, Alabama, United States, his father, Peter Duncan Roy, was 29 and his mother, Tymna Oswald Timmerman, was 27. He married Anna Louise Carr on 6 December 1933, in Autauga, Alabama, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 10 Liberty, Autauga, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 May 2009, in Pine Level, Autauga, Alabama, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States.

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Percy Duncan Roy
Anna Louise Carr
Marriage: 6 December 1933

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6 December 1933
Autauga, Alabama, United States

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 5

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.

Age 29

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (3)

  • Percy D Roy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pursie Roy in household of P D Roy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Perry D Roy in household of Peter D Roy, "United States Census, 1930"

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