Théophile Riemer

6 April 1868–29 February 1944 (Age 75)
Ettendorf, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Théophile

When Théophile Riemer was born on 6 April 1868, in Ettendorf, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, his father, Francois Riemer, was 39 and his mother, Anne Huss, was 28. He married Rosalie Auffinger on 14 April 1902, in Ettendorf, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 29 February 1944, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Théophile Riemer
1868–1944
Rosalie Auffinger
1875–1961
Marriage: 14 April 1902
Chrisoste Riemer
1903–1968
Maria Gertrude Riemer
1904–1989
Joseph Riemer
1905–1906
Joseph Riemer
1906–1979
Jérôme Riemer
1909–1967
Léon Riemer
1911–1983
Antoine Riemer
1913–1944
Mathilde Riemer
1914–1914
Marie Veronique Riemer
1914–1914
Marie Véronique Riemer
1915–1991

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 April 1902
Ettendorf, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1870

Age 2

Franco-Prussian war resulted in the loss of Alsace and Lorraine and the fall of Napoleon III. Paris Commune (1871).
1870 · Franco-Prussian War

Age 2

On July 19, 1870 France declared war on Prussia the south German states. The French forces were only 200,000 strong while the Prussian forces were 400,000. On September 1, 1870 the Battle of Sedan took place and Napoleon III along with 83,000 forces surrendered to the Germans. After this happened on October 7 the French minister made an escape from Paris in a balloon. Twenty days later Paris was seized.
1889 · World Expo at Paris With the Eiffel Tower

Age 21

The Eiffel Tower was built the year before the World Expo. During the World Expo in Paris the Eiffel Tower was revealed to the world. It was also during the expo that the Tower was lit up for the first time.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maker of leather reins and similar articles, Middle High German riemære, German Riemer, Yiddish rimer. Compare Riemenschneider .2 Altered spelling of German Reimer .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Theophile Riemer - Government record: death: 29 February 1944; Bas-Rhin, Alsace (Région), France

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