Roy Lee Tackett

16 February 1893–4 August 1955 (Age 62)
Booneville, Logan, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Roy Lee

When Roy Lee Tackett was born on 16 February 1893, his father, Jessie Lee Tackett, was 23 and his mother, Dora E. Due, was 18. He married Bertha Ann Richie on 5 December 1914, in Craighead, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jackson, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Village Township, Jackson, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 4 August 1955, in Booneville, Logan, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Newport, Jackson, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Lee Tackett
Bertha Ann Richie
Marriage: 5 December 1914
Marveline Tackett
Ella Mae Tackett
Arthur O'Dell Tackett
Joe Tackett
Wynona Lorene Tackett

Spouse and Children


    Bertha Ann Richie


5 December 1914
Craighead, Arkansas, United States


    Marveline Tackett


    Ella Mae Tackett


    Arthur O'Dell Tackett


    Joe Tackett


    Wynona Lorene Tackett


Parents and Siblings

    Jessie Lee Tackett


    Dora E. Due





    Ivy Tackett


    Cora Tackett


    Sam Floyd Tackett


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 11

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a habitational name from a place called Tecket in North Tyndale.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lee Tackett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lee Tackett in household of Edward Ledbetter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lee Tackelt in household of Jessie Tackelt, "United States Census, 1900"

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