Draper Waring Roth

Brief Life History of Draper Waring

When Draper Waring Roth was born on 5 April 1946, in Summerville, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States, his father, Arthur James Roth Sr, was 30 and his mother, Lovic Waring, was 27. He lived in United States in 1949 and Dorchester, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States in 1950. He died on 24 June 1966, in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Summerville, Dorchester, South Carolina, United States.

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Arthur James Roth Sr
Lovic Waring
Arthur James Roth Jr
Draper Waring Roth
William Jonathan Roth

Sources (4)

  • D Haning Roth, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Draper Waring Roth, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Waring Draper Roth, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

1949 · Briggs vs. Elliot

Briggs v Elliot is filed with the federal court in South Carolina. The idea is that parents of African American students want bus transportation for their students. This request is later combined with Brown v the Board of Education case.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person with red hair, from Middle High German rōt, German rot ‘red’. As a Jewish name it is at least in part artificial: its frequency as a Jewish surname is disproportionate to the number of Jews who, one may reasonably assume, were red-headed during the period of surname adoption. This form of the German surname (especially in this sense and in the sense 2 below) is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), where it is most common, and in some other European countries, e.g. Czechia and Croatia.

German and English (Middlesex): topographic name for someone who lived on land that had been cleared, from Old High German rod, Middle English roth(e) (Old English roth) ‘clearing’. In England, the name may also be a habitational name from any of the places like Rothend in Ashdon (Essex), Roe End in Markyate (Hertfordshire), Roe Green in Hatfield (Hertfordshire), or Roe Green in Sandon (Hertfordshire).

German: from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic personal names with the first element hrōd ‘renown’. Compare Rode 1, Ross 4.

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

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