Robert E Somerville


Brief Life History of Robert E

When Robert E Somerville was born in 1919, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Robert Earl Somerville, was 25 and his mother, Ruth M Glennie, was 23. He lived in North Bend, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He was buried in Melrose, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States.

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Robert Earl Somerville
Ruth M Glennie
Charlotte Euphemia Somerville
Robert E Somerville
John William Somerville
Wendell J Somerville
Jessie Rae Sommerville

Sources (3)

  • Robert Somerville in household of R E Somerville, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert E. Somerville, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Robert E Somerville in household of Earl R Somerville, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (7)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 0

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.


Age 8

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

Name Meaning

English: of Norman origin, a habitational name from Graveron-Sémerville in Eure (Normandy), from the ancient Germanic personal name Sigimar (see Siemer ) + Old French ville ‘settlement’. The surname was taken to Scotland in the 12th century by William de Somerville, a retainer of David, Earl of Huntingdon, who became King David I of Scotland.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Somacháin (see Summers ) or Mag Shamradháin (see Somers ).

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

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