Thomas Joseph Roy

Brief Life History of Thomas Joseph

When Thomas Joseph Roy was born on 2 March 1894, in Prairie du Rocher, Randolph, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Roy, was 26 and his mother, Emma Barbeau, was 24. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Emma Doiron. He lived in Prairie du Rocher Precinct, Randolph, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died in January 1986, in Prairie du Rocher, Randolph, Illinois, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Joseph Roy
1894–1986
Emma Doiron
1896–1972
Margaret Wilmarth Gross
1918–1991
Leo Thomas Roy
1919–1968
Aaron Joseph Roy
1921–1988
Ernest Elias Roy
1921–1999
Marcella Roy
1925–2016

Sources (13)

  • Thomas Roy, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Thomas J Roy, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Thomas Roy, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Lucien, Normand, Andre, Jacques, Marcel, Emile, Laurent, Pierre, Cecile, Donat, Gilles. Indian Dipak, Sumit, Amit, Ajit, Dipankar, Partha, Ranjan, Shyamal, Aloke, Amitava, Chitra, Gautam.

Scottish: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Gaelic ruadh ‘red’. Compare Reed .

English (of Norman origin): from Old French roi ‘king’, used as a nickname (see 3 below) and also as a personal name. Compare Ray 2.

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

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