Roy Grover Filkins

1884–1901 (Age 17)
Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States

The Life of Roy Grover

When Roy Grover Filkins was born on 22 October 1884, in Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States, his father, James B Filkins, was 29 and his mother, Phoebe J Walker, was 24. He lived in Howell Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 25 December 1901, at the age of 17.

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Family Time Line

James B Filkins
1855–1908
Phoebe J Walker
1860–1908
Arnold Thomas Filkins
1880–1955
Dexter James Filkins
1881–1937
Herbert Walker Filkins
1883–1964
Roy Grover Filkins
1884–1901
Mary Filkins
1889–
Marion B. Filkins
1890–1966
Alta E. Filkins
1892–1980
Warren Thomas Filkins
1893–1982
Filkins
1898–1899

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 3

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 6

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip . 2. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Grover Fitkins in household of James B Fitkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roy G Filkins, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Roy G. Filkins, "Michigan, Births, 1867-1902"

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