Edna K Daum

2 March 1901–23 May 1987 (Age 86)
Altona, Wayne, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Edna K

When Edna K Daum was born on 2 March 1901, in Altona, Wayne, Nebraska, United States, her father, Henry Daum, was 32 and her mother, Lena Reinhardt, was 22. She married Earl Fred Romberg on 3 September 1924, in Woodbury, Iowa, United States. She lived in Plum Creek Township, Wayne, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years and Plum Creek Election Precinct, Wayne, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 23 May 1987, in Madison, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in First Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Altona, Wayne, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Fred Romberg
Edna K Daum
Marriage: 3 September 1924

Spouse and Children

    Earl Fred Romberg



3 September 1924
Woodbury, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Daum


    Lena Reinhardt




    Elsie L Daum



    Meta Daum


    Rosa Daum


    Alvin G L Daum


World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a short person, from from Middle High German doum ‘tap’, ‘plug’, or dūme, German Daumen ‘thumb’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna Romberg in household of Earl Romberg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna Romberg in household of Earl Romberg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna Daum in household of Henry Daum, "United States Census, 1920"

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