Forest Kelly Roark

Male11 November 1912–25 March 1999

Brief Life History of Forest Kelly

When Forest Kelly Roark was born on 11 November 1912, in Hail, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jesse William Roark, was 36 and his mother, Cordilia Ellen Burchfield, was 27. He married Anna Belle Siler on 12 January 1935, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in United States in 1949 and Pulaski, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1950. He died on 25 March 1999, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Wesley's Chapel Cemetery, Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Forest Kelly Roark
Anna Belle Siler
Marriage: 12 January 1935
Donna Jean Roark
Forest David Roark

Sources (17)

  • Farster Roark, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Forest Roark, "Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Forest K Roark, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1935Campbell, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    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.

    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

    Age 14

    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 23

    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

    Irish: shortened and altered form of O'Rourke .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Training date

    On the back of this post card are these hand-written words "From Squirt Oct. 24.44. Tuesday" I never knew my dad called himself "Squirt"!

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