Roy Phillip Wennesheimer

Brief Life History of Roy Phillip

When Roy Phillip Wennesheimer was born on 23 September 1903, in Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Wennesheimer, was 25 and his mother, Phoebe Alice Turnbull, was 19. He married Mildred E Walker on 13 July 1928, in Niagara, New York, United States. He immigrated to Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, United States in 1922 and lived in Nipissing, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He registered for military service in 1929. He died on 11 November 1986, in Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Phillip Wennesheimer
1903–1986
Mildred E Walker
1905–1996
Marriage: 13 July 1928

Sources (18)

  • Roy Wennesheimer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Philip Wenesheimer, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Roy Wennesheimer, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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World Events (8)

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

1927

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

Name Meaning

Originally a Scottish name, representing an Anglicized spelling of the Gaelic nickname Ruadh ‘red’. It has since spread to other parts of the English-speaking world, where it is often reanalysed as Old French roy ‘king’ ( compare Leroy ).

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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