Raymond Edward Roby

12 August 1924–3 August 1953 (Age 28)
Rockingham, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Raymond Edward

When Raymond Edward Roby was born on 12 August 1924, in Rockingham, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Ralph Homer Roby, was 37 and his mother, Mabel Ellen Lane, was 29. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 3 August 1953, at the age of 28, and was buried in Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Homer Roby
Mabel Ellen Lane
Iola Gray Roby
Dorothy Lane Roby
Hazel Gertrude Roby
Raymond Edward Roby

Parents and Siblings

    Ralph Homer Roby





    Iola Gray Roby


    Dorothy Lane Roby


    Hazel Gertrude Roby



World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

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.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 11

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. from a pet form of Robert . 2. habitational name from Roby in Lancashire (now Merseyside), named with Old Norse ‘pole’, ‘boundary mark’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Raymond Edward Roby, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Raymond E Roby, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • Raymond E Roby, "Find A Grave Index"

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