Roy Hewitt Linscott II

6 January 1929–21 January 1984 (Age 55)
The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Roy Hewitt

When Roy Hewitt Linscott II was born on 6 January 1929, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, his father, Roy Hewitt Linscott, was 37 and his mother, Doris Lillian Howker, was 31. He married Grace Louise Topham in Natick, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. He died on 21 January 1984, in Natick, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Saint Patricks Cemetery, Natick, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Roy Hewitt Linscott II
Grace Louise Topham

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Natick, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 15

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Linscott in Moretonhampstead or Limscott in Bradworthy, both in Devon and so named from the Old English personal name Lēofwine + Old English cot ‘cottage’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ray H Linscott in household of Ray H Linscott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy H Linscott in household of Roy Linscott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy H Linscott, "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003"

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