Wilber Homer Alleman

15 June 1860–6 March 1932 (Age 71)
New Oregon Township, Howard, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Wilber Homer

When Wilber Homer Alleman was born on 15 June 1860, in New Oregon Township, Howard, Iowa, United States, his father, Herman Alleman, was 26 and his mother, Rachel Johnson, was 18. He married Martha Caroline Monger on 4 December 1881, in Albany, Gentry, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States in 1900 and McKee, Marion, Oregon, United States in 1930. He died on 6 March 1932, in Woodburn, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Belle Passi Cemetery, Woodburn, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Wilber Homer Alleman
Martha Caroline Monger
Marriage: 4 December 1881
James Homer Alleman
Carl Ernest Alleman
Granville Alleman
Arol Dewey Alleman

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World Events (8)

1862 · The Homestead Act
Age 2
The Homestead Act of 1862 gave each citizen 160 acres of land. The qualified applicants were required to build a home and cultivate the land for five years.  
1865 · Slavery Abolished
Age 5
On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880
Age 20
The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  

Name Meaning

1 French: from Old French Aleman ‘German’ (Late Latin Alemannus, from a Germanic tribal name, probably meaning ‘all the men’), hence a regional or ethnic name for a Germanspeaker in a predominantly French-speaking area. Compare Allman .2 German (Allemann): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + man ‘man’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (9)

  • W H Allman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wilbur H Alleman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilber U Alleman in household of Herman Alleman, "United States Census, 1870"

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