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
1885–1931
Bertha May Comstock
1886–1923
Marriage: 12 October 1906
Frances Jane Rozema
1907–2000
Harry Reed Rozema
1909–2007
Margaret Lou Rozema
1912–1957
Bert Maxwell Rozema
1914–2003
George Donald Rozema
1916–2001
Emily Elizabeth Rozema
1918–2008
"Ted" Theodore Dick Rozema
1919–2020

Spouse and Children

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

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Mattheus Rozema

    Male1842–1928Male

    Janna Van Loo

    Female1849–1902Female

siblings

(9)

    Nicolas Johannes Rozema

    Male1874–1937Male

    William Rozema

    Male1876–1941Male

    Jan Rozema

    Male1878–Male

    Male1880–1956Male

    Male1885–1931Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

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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