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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Théophile Riemer
Rosalie Auffinger
Marriage: 14 April 1902
Chrisoste Riemer
Maria Gertrude Riemer
Joseph Riemer
Joseph Riemer
Jérôme Riemer
Léon Riemer
Antoine Riemer
Mathilde Riemer
Marie Veronique Riemer
Marie Véronique Riemer

Spouse and Children

14 April 1902
Ettendorf, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France


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World Events (8)


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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