Eldor Bernard Homme

19 June 1918–13 February 2004 (Age 85)
Echo, MN

The Life of Eldor Bernard

When Eldor Bernard Homme was born on 19 June 1918, his father, Ole Homme, was 38 and his mother, Elisa Kvistad, was 33. He had at least 1 son with Maxine Marcella Timm. He lived in Minnesota Falls Township, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States in 1930. He died on 13 February 2004, at the age of 85.

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Eldor Bernard Homme
Maxine Marcella Timm
Colin Roger Homme

Spouse and Children


    Maxine Marcella Timm




Parents and Siblings

    Ole Homme


    Elisa Kvistad




    Gordon Stanford Homme


    Sarah Homme


    Bernice K Homme



    Marcella J Homme


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Age 5

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 13

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Agder and Telemark, so named from Old Norse hvammr ‘small valley’.2 French: nickname from Old French homme ‘man’ ( compare Mann ), or status name from the same word with the sense ‘vassal’, ‘feudal tenant’.3 Northern French (Hommé): from a French form of the Germanic personal name Autmar, Otmar, composed of the elements aud ‘wealth’ + meri, mari ‘renowned’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eldor B Homme in household of Ole G Homme, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eldor B. Homme in entry for Eldor B. Homme, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955"
  • Eldor B. Homme in entry for Eldor B. Homme, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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