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Roy Howard Hummel (1890 - 1953)

Roy Howard Hummel
Born in Savanna, Carroll, Illinois, United Statesmap
Brother of
Husband of — married 1912 in Clinton, Iowamap
Died at age 62 in Savanna, Carroll, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Oct 2009
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Roy Howard Hummel was born on April 13, 1890 in Savanna, Illinois to William and Mary Amelia (nee Kindred) Hummel. Roy was one of two children. He had one sister, Ella, born in 1891.

Roy lived in Savanna, Illinois during his childhood. In 1912, Roy married Bertha Zelma Beavers in Clinton, Iowa. Together, they would have seven children: Alberta, Dale, Jack, Shirley, Eleanor, Sarah and Mary. Except for a brief stint in California, Roy lived his entire life in Illinois.

Based on census records, Roy spent his entire career with the railway. The majority of his career, he was an engineer on the steam trains.

Roy died January 29, 1953 in Savanna, Illinois. He is buried at the Savanna Township Cemetery in Savanna, Illinois.


  • 1900 United States Federal Census.
  • 1910 United States Federal Census.
  • 1920 United States Federal Census.
  • 1930 United States Federal Census.
  • 1940 United States Federal Census.
  • 1950 United States Federal Census.
  • California, U.S., Voter Registrations, 1900-1968.
  • Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1947.
  • U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-Current.
  • U.S., Obituary Index, 1800s-Current.
  • U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current.
  • U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  • U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  • U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.

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