Individual Record 2714

Name}   Westcott, Rouen James Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam  9 May 1917 Place} Windsor, Essex, Ontario
Marr.: Date} Exa 30 Sep 1939 Place} , Ventura, California     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  8 Sep 1990 Place} , Orange, California
Burial: Date} Aft  8 Sep 1990 Place} at sea, off Neport Harbor, Orange, CA
  Grave Marker} No
Source 1} 863 = Letter
Source 2} 876 = Passenger ls
Source 3} 868 = 1930 USA cen
Source 4} 864 = Marriage rec
Source 5} 878 = Yearbook
Source 6} 865 = Military rec
Source 7} 877 = Phone book
Source 8} 680 = S.S. record
Source 9} 824 = Death record
Source 10}885 = Letter
Parents: } Rolo Westcott and Avis Pearl Hunt
   Relationship No.} None
1st Household No.}  
      Occupation 1} Account executive
       Occupation 2} Advertising specialist
Spouses:   Prime} Margery Ann Noble
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Rouen James Westcott was born 9 May 1917 to Rolo and Avis Pearl Hunt.  He had an older brother, Marshall.  According to family reports, he was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.  On 4 Aug 1926, at the age of 9 years, 2 months, he immigrated to the United States through Detroit with his family.  Their destination was San Gabriel, California.  In the 1930 U.S. census, the family was living in the City of San Gabriel at 419 Alhambra Road.

Rouen eloped with and married Margery Noble on September 30, 1939 in Ventura County.  He graduated in 1940 from Occidental College in Eagle Rock, California.  He and Margery had a second wedding, probably a church wedding, on 20 Jun 1940.

Rouen enlisted as a private in the USA Army on 2 Jun 1942 in Los Angeles.  His family recalls that he was a navigator.  As a civil occupation, his enlistment record states: "Coppersmith or Photoradio Operator or Airport Control Operator or Radio Dispatcher, Police."  He was 6 feet tall and weighed 155 pounds.

Rouen and Margery had four children, the first born in 1943.  Rouen went on to work as an account executive who sold time for TV and radio commercials for various companies.  Rouen died on 8 Sep 1990 from lung cancer.  His last residence was in Huntington Beach, Orange, California.  His ashes were scattered at sea outside of Newport Harbor, Orange County, California.

According to Huntington Beach telephone directories, Margery continued to live in Huntington Beach from 1995 through 2002.  She moved to an Irvine in 2005, and and passed away 16 Apr 2008 due to Alzheimer's.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} Exa  4 Aug 1926 Port} Detroit
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees} Bachelor degree
Military: Service} Army - Airborne        for the State of} United States
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death} Cancer, respiratory
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   1 Aug 2014
Date Created}  28 Jan 2008
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