Elvira Ryrie

3 January 1887–21 May 1964 (Age 77)
Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Elvira

When Elvira Ryrie was born on 3 January 1887, in Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States, her father, Robert Ryrie, was 35 and her mother, Julia C Rooney, was 31. She married Joseph Romaine on 15 October 1905, in Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Camden, New Jersey, United States in 1900 and Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 21 May 1964, in West Collingswood, Camden, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in New Camden Cemetery, Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Romaine
Elvira Ryrie
Marriage: 15 October 1905
Jeanette Delphine Romaine
Josephine Romaine
Lenore Veronica Romaine
Julia Romaine
Marie Romaine
Andrew Romaine
Everett Romaine
Paul Romaine

Spouse and Children

15 October 1905
Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Robert Ryrie


    Julia C Rooney




    John F. Ryrie


    Joseph W. Ryrie


    Melvena Ryrie


    Jullia Ryrie


    Charles Ryrie


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 7

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Scottish: relationship name from a shortened form of Gaelic Mac Roithridh ‘son of Roithridh’.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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Sources (3)

  • Alvira Romaine in household of Joseph Romaine, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elvia M Romaine in household of Joseph Romaine, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elvira Romane in household of Joseph Romane, "United States Census, 1920"

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