Percy Romer

15 December 1888–28 February 1963 (Age 74)
Townsville, Queensland, Australia

The Life Summary of Percy

Percy Romer was born on 15 December 1888, in Townsville, Queensland, Australia as the son of Walter Christian Romer and Bridget Power. He died on 28 February 1963, in his hometown, at the age of 74, and was buried in Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Percy Romer
1888–1963
Violet Florence Gregg
1904–1969

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World Events (3)

1892
Age 4
Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901
Age 13
First Federal election.
1901
Age 13
The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German (Römer): see Roemer .2 English, Dutch, and German: regional or ethnic name for a Roman or more generally for an Italian.3 English and Dutch: nickname for a pilgrim, someone who has traveled to Rome ( see Romero ).

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

Possible Related Names

Roemer
Romero
Rummer

Sources (3)

  • Percy Romer, "Australia, Queensland Cemetery Records, 1802-1990"
  • Percy Romer in the Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985
  • Percy Romer in the Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922

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