Lewis Earl “Earl” Roquet

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Lewis Earl “Earl” Roquet

  • Birth 16 Jun 1894 Fremont, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 8 Nov 1991 Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 52133013

Direct descendent of Thomas Axtell (1619-1646)
Direct descendent of Thomas Wellman (1620-1672)

6th great grandson of Thomas Wellman, of 'Descendents of Thomas Wellman of Lynn MA by Joshua Wyman Wellman published 1918, pgs 183-184

5th great grandson of Thomas Axtell, of 'Axtell Genealogy by Carson A Axtell published 1945 pgs 48-49

5th great grandson of Henry Axtell, who was killed by Indians during King Philip's War in Sudbury MA. 1676

4th great grandson of Abraham Wellman 1673-1745, who signed on with General Pepperill, for an expedition to Nova Scotia as a mechanic and was never heard from again. His sons always stated throughout their lives that he died in the French war during the seige of Louisburg sometime after June of 1745, most likely around Oct 26, 1745.

3th great grandson of Revolutionary War Veteran Capt. Jacob Wellman and Jenny Jane Johnson

2nd great grandson of Revolutionary War Veterans Thomas Axtell and wife Rebecca French and Abraham Wellman and wife Rebecca Pearson.

great grandson of Daniel Axtell and Jane Wellman

Grandson of Fanny C Axtell Yeoman and Richard C Yeoman and Frederick Cole Roquet & Cathrina Roquet

Son of Lewis Cole and Margaret Jane Yeoman Roquet

Siblings: Cora Celinda Roquet Hockett 1870-1957, Hamer Almerian Roquet 1872-1964, Chester Augustus Roquet 1874-1958, George Riley Roquet 1876-1957, Ira Cleo Roquet 1877-1976, Elpha Gustena Roquet Waltman 1879-1941, Ethel Elnora Roquet Robbins 1884-1963, Walter Arthur Roquet 1887-1945,

Married 3 Jul, 1919 Verna C Wilkinson 1897-1980

Gregory Dwight Roquet

Courtney Lynn Roquet

Des Moines Register Mon Nov 11, 1991

L Earl Roquet, 97, of Valley View Village, 2571 Guthrie Ave., died of a heart ailment Friday at Veterans Medical Center. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Merle Hay Mortuary, with interment at Merle Hay Mausoleum.

Mr. Roquet was born in Fremont and lived in Des Moines 71 years. He was an Army veteran of World War I and had retired from the Des Moines Transit Co. He was a member of First Christian Church of Des Moines and Highland Park American Legion Post.

Survivors include two sons, D. Dwight and Wayne L. both of Des Moines, a daughter Darlene Anderson of Urbandale; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to his church.





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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Earl “Earl” Roquet (16 Jun 1894–8 Nov 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52133013, citing Chapel Hill Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by InSearchOf (contributor 47282406) .