Charles Rolland Niemeyer

17 January 1917–29 September 1992 (Age 75)
Cresbard, Faulk, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Charles Rolland

When Charles Rolland Niemeyer was born on 17 January 1917, in Cresbard, Faulk, South Dakota, United States, his father, Carl Friedrich Niemeyer, was 39 and his mother, Blanche Austin, was 38. He lived in Fairview Township, Faulk, South Dakota, United States in 1920. He died on 29 September 1992, at the age of 75, and was buried in Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota, United States.

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Carl Friedrich Niemeyer
Blanche Austin
Lucille Niemeyer
Clyde W. Niemeyer
Charles Rolland Niemeyer

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a newly arrived steward or tenant farmer, from Middle Low German nie ‘new’ + Meyer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles R Niemeyer, "South Dakota State Census, 1945"
  • Roland Charles Niemeyer in household of Carl F Niemeyer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Roland Niemeyer, "Find A Grave Index"

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