Clement Roehrig

1869–28 July 1908 (Age 39)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Clement

When Clement Roehrig was born in 1869, in Michigan, United States, his father, Frank Roehrig, was 36 and his mother, Anna M Schenkelburg, was 33. He married Charlotta B. Brown on 22 September 1891, in Newaygo, Michigan, United States. He lived in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 28 July 1908, in Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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Clement Roehrig
Mary Alice Kirk
Marriage: 7 June 1899

Spouse and Children


    Mary Alice Kirk


7 June 1899
Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Roehrig


    Anna M Schenkelburg




    Frank Roehrig


    Anna A. Roehrig


    John Rohrig



    Clarence Rohrig


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 10

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 12

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

German (Röhrig):1. topographic name from Middle High German rōrach, roerach ‘reed bed’, or a habitational name from any of four places named with this word. 2. from a Germanic personal name, Hrodric, from hrōd ‘renown’, ‘victory’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clemens Rohrig in household of Frank Rohrig, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clement Roehrig, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Clements Roehrig, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"

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