Dick Rozema

18 April 1885–3 May 1931 (Age 46)
Allendale Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of Dick

When Dick Rozema was born on 18 April 1885, in Allendale Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, his father, Mattheus Rozema, was 42 and his mother, Janna Van Loo, was 35. He married Bertha May Comstock on 12 October 1906, in Georgetown Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Election District 9, Platte, Wyoming, United States in 1920. He died on 3 May 1931, in Chugwater, Platte, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Platte, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dick Rozema
Bertha May Comstock
Marriage: 12 October 1906
Frances Jane Rozema
Harry Reed Rozema
Margaret Lou Rozema
Bert Maxwell Rozema
George Donald Rozema
Emily Elizabeth Rozema
"Ted" Theodore Dick Rozema

Spouse and Children

12 October 1906
Georgetown Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Mattheus Rozema


    Janna Van Loo




    Nicolas Johannes Rozema


    William Rozema


    Jan Rozema




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 13

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Frisian: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Richard Rozema in household of Mathew Rozema, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dick Rozema, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dick Rozema, "United States Census, 1930"

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