James Edward Romesberg

2 November 1899–22 June 1961 (Age 61)
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Edward

When James Edward Romesberg was born on 2 November 1899, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Mahlon A Romesberg, was 36 and his mother, Louisa A. Albright, was 32. He married Cora Malcolm Stevanus on 23 November 1925, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 22 June 1961, in his hometown, at the age of 61, and was buried in Garrett, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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James Edward Romesberg
Cora Malcolm Stevanus
Marriage: 23 November 1925

Spouse and Children

23 November 1925
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Mahlon A Romesberg


    Louisa A. Albright




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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 6

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Possibly of German origin, perhaps an altered form of a habitational name (Römersberg) from a place so named in Hesse.

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

Sources (3)

  • James E Romesburg in household of Mahlan A Romesburg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James E Romesberg in household of Mahlon A Romesberg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Romesberg in household of Mahlon Romesberg, "United States Census, 1900"

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