NameGeorge R. Edward “Ed” Royse, 3C3R
Birth3 Dec 1878, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Marriageabt 1919, Rowan Co., Kentucky
SpouseHelena May Wescott
Birth12 Jun 1890, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death10 Dec 1930, Carter Co., Kentucky
Birth2 Jul 1920, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth26 Dec 1922, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Notes for George R. Edward “Ed” Royse
The annual birth report to the Kentucky state auditor for 1878 lists George R. E. Royse born 3 Dec 1878 in Rowan Co., father Fleming Royse, mother’s maiden name Martha Pelfrey, both parents born in Morgan Co.
(There was also a George E. Royse born 21 March 1878 in Bath Co., son of Benjamin Royse and Elvira Hargets, so be careful not to get them confused in later records.)
Notes for Helena May Wescott
Her death certificate records May Royse, age 42 years 5 months 28 days, born 12 June 1888 in Elliott Co., Ky, died 10 Dec 1930 in Soldier, Carter Co., Ky, married, wife of Ed Royse, father John Wescott, mother’s maiden name Nancy Wescott, both born in Elliott Co., cause of death chronic nephritis, informant Ed Royse, Soldier, Ky.
1900 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Morehead precinct, lists:
Wescott, John, 65, b. Apr 1835; Dee, wife, 32, b. May 1868, married 9 years, mother of 3 children, 3 living; May, dau, 10, b. Apr 1890; Mary E., dau, 8, b. May 1892; Ethel, dau, 5, b. Apr 1895; Nora, dau, 2, b. Aug 1897. All born Ky Ky Ky.
Census Notes for George R. Edward “Ed” & Helena May (Family)
1920 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Hogtown precinct, lists as family #240/243:
Royce, Ed, 41, farmer; May, wife, 39; Jula, neice, 19; Utterback, Glenwood, stepson, 2 1/12. All born Ky Ky Ky.