Lionel Cullum Boehmer

Brief Life History of Lionel Cullum

When Lionel Cullum Boehmer was born on 25 July 1919, in Bellevue, Campbell, Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Harry Boehmer Sr, was 34 and his mother, Violet L Cramer, was 34. He married Janet Eileen Murphy on 20 September 1947, in Bellevue, Campbell, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Campbell, Kentucky, United States for about 86 years. He died on 17 May 2006, in Fort Thomas, Campbell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, Campbell, Kentucky, United States.

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Lionel Cullum Boehmer
Janet Eileen Murphy
Marriage: 20 September 1947

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  • Lionel Boehmer in household of Charles Boehmer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mr Lionel C Boehmer, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Lionel C Boehmer, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

German (mainly Böhmer) and Jewish (western Ashkenazic; also Böhmer): ethnic name for a native or inhabitant of Bohemia (see Boehm ).

North German (mainly Böhmer): topographic name or occupational name from Middle Low German bōmer, an agent derivative of bōm ‘tree’, denoting someone who lived by a barrier (in German Schlagbaum or just Baum, literally ‘tree’) or have to open or close one (perhaps a toll collector).

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

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