Simon Edward Sommer

Brief Life History of Simon Edward

When Simon Edward Sommer was born on 15 October 1898, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Andrew Sommer, was 34 and his mother, Mathilda Teresa Dorschner, was 28. He married Alvina Anna Gitter on 17 September 1919, in Dale, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in United States in 1940 and Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States in 1950. He died on 7 January 1985, in Grand Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Saint Peter, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simon Edward Sommer
1898–1985
Alvina Anna Gitter
1899–1975
Marriage: 17 September 1919
Bernice Sommer
1920–1972
Lyle Edward Sommer
1921–1998
Francis Sommer
1923–
Mary Ann Sommer
1925–2013
Robert Sommer
1929–
Verona Mae Sommer
1930–2002

Sources (10)

  • Simon E Sommers, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Simon E. Sommer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Simon E Sommer in entry for Verona Mae Refinski, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Hans, Fritz, Aloys, Helmut, Wolfram, Armin, Eldor, Erwin, Gerhard, Guenther.

German, Danish, and Norwegian: from Middle German sumer, Danish, Norwegian sommer ‘summer’, a nickname for someone with a warm or sunny disposition, or for someone associated with the season of summer in some other way, e.g. because he was born or found (as a foundling) in this part of the year, or through a tax or rent obligation, or from living in a sunny place.

German: occupational name from Middle High German soumǣre, sommer, Middle Low German somer(e) ‘pack animal’, or a leader of those.

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

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