Roy Family Genealogy

Captain Robert Gladwin Roy

Captain Robert Gladwin Roy

Male 1919 - 1966  (46 years)

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  • Name Robert Gladwin Roy 
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    Title Captain 
    Nickname Bob 
    Born 05 Oct 1919  Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Census 1920  Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Christened 11 Jun 1922  Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Agency: Akron Universalist Church  
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Religion 28 Mar 1934  Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    He was confirmed at the Incarnation Episcopal Church. 
    Census 1940  Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    History 1940  [9
    He joined the U.S. Army Medical Corp. 
    Residence 1941  Fort Devens, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    It was at Fort Devens, that then Sgt. Roy kept the PX lunch counter open late so that Shirley Woodman could get lunch. 
    Bob and Shirley at Fort Devens
    Bob and Shirley at Fort Devens
    Residence Jun 1942  Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    New Estate Road
    Littleton , Massachusetts  
    History 1945  [11, 12
    Capt. Robert Gladwin Roy was discharged from the Army in 1945. 
    Residence 1946 to 1948  Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    34 Deshon Manner 
    Residence 1949  West Alexander, Washington County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Liberty Street 
    History 1950  [12
    Having joined the National Guard, he was called up with the 28th Division during of the Korean War. 
    Residence 1951  Camp Atterbury, Bartholomew County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1952 to 1953  Göeppingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    77 Schiller Stß 
    Residence 1953 to 1954  Bad Canstatt, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Argonnen Stß 
    Residence 1955 to 1957  Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Kimbro Loop 
    Residence 1957 to 1966  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 12
    Address:
    33 Blanchard Circle 
    Retired 1957  Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    He retired from the Army with a medical discharge. 
    History 1958  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    He worked at the Orange Credit Union. 
    Office Held 1959  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Director of Civil Defense 
    Residence 1960  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Athol, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1960 
    Address:
    33 Blanchard Circle 
    SSN 295-05-5838  [2
    Died 03 May 1966  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9, 14, 15, 16
    Buried 09 May 1966  Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11, 17
    Gravestone of Capt. Robert G. Roy
    Gravestone of Capt. Robert G. Roy
    Plot: section 51, grave 1392
    Person ID I2  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2015 

    Father Leo Joseph Roy,   b. 13 Sep 1891, Rochester, Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jul 1980, Westlake, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Gladys C. Gladwin,   b. 09 Aug 1891, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1969, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 18 Jan 1913  Windsor, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19
    Marriage Record of Leo Roy and Gladys Gladwin
    Marriage Record of Leo Roy and Gladys Gladwin
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Shirley Frances Woodman,   b. 29 Oct 1917, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 2016, Cabot, Butler County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 03 May 1942  Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 15, 16
    Children 
     1. Robert Alan Roy
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 05 Oct 1919 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1920 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - Agency: Akron Universalist Church - 11 Jun 1922 - Akron, Summit County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1930 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - He was confirmed at the Incarnation Episcopal Church. - 28 Mar 1934 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. His occupation is listed as an orderly in a hospital. - 1940 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - It was at Fort Devens, that then Sgt. Roy kept the PX lunch counter open late so that Shirley Woodman could get lunch. - 1941 - Fort Devens, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 03 May 1942 - Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    New Estate Road
    Littleton , Massachusetts - Jun 1942 - Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    34 Deshon Manner - 1946 to 1948 - Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania
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    Liberty Street - 1949 - West Alexander, Washington County, Pennsylvania
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1951 - Camp Atterbury, Bartholomew County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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    77 Schiller Stß - 1952 to 1953 - Göeppingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    Argonnen Stß - 1953 to 1954 - Bad Canstatt, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    Kimbro Loop - 1955 to 1957 - Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    33 Blanchard Circle - 1957 to 1966 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsRetired - He retired from the Army with a medical discharge. - 1957 - Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He worked at the Orange Credit Union. - 1958 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - Director of Civil Defense - 1959 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Athol, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1960 - 1960 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 03 May 1966 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 09 May 1966 - Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Bob Roy when in High School
    Bob Roy when in High School
    Bob and Shirley Roy
    Bob and Shirley Roy

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Birth Certificate.
      Birth Certificate 6952D Roy, Robert Gladwin

    2. [S10] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    3. [S16] Ohio Vital Records Office, Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1964, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).

    4. [S11] 1920 U.S. Census - Ohio, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).

    5. [S4] Baptismal Certificates.
      Roy, Robert Gladwin, Universalist Church, Akron, Ohio

    6. [S12] 1930 U.S. Census - Ohio , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).

    7. [S5] Confirmation Certificate.

    8. [S13] 1940 U.S. Census - Ohio, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: T627_3236; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 92-833

    9. [S1] Roy, Robert A., Personal Knowledge.

    10. [S18] News Article: Roy-Woodman Wedding, (Lowell, Massachusetts:Lowell Sun, 1942).

    11. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).

    12. [S19] Obituary of Robert G. Roy, (Athol, Massachusetts: Athol Daily News, 5 May 1966).

    13. [S23] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1989, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    14. [S17] Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901-1980, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).

    15. [S2] Delvy, Florine Isabel. Delvey Genealogies, (manuscript, 1968).

    16. [S3] Brodeur, Diane. Descendants of Ruth Melinda Delvey, (Oxford, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1981).

    17. [S15] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006).

    18. [S34] Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010).
      Marriage Certificate 026883

    19. [S39] Anonymous. Akron and Summit County, Ohio 1825-1928 - Biographical volume II, (Chicago and Akron, Ohio: S. J. Clark Publishing Company, 1928 ).