Elmer Durward Rolph

13 September 1898–3 May 1960 (Age 61)
Osceola Township, Osceola, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Elmer Durward

When Elmer Durward Rolph was born on 13 September 1898, in Osceola Township, Osceola, Michigan, United States, his father, Herbert Elmer Rolph, was 23 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Wigglesworth, was 19. He married Blanche Irene Getty on 27 November 1919, in Dundee, Monroe, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Dundee, Monroe, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Summerfield Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1950. He died on 3 May 1960, at the age of 61, and was buried in Petersburg, Monroe, Michigan, United States.

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Elmer Durward Rolph
Blanche Irene Getty
Marriage: 27 November 1919
Virginia Irene Ralph
Durward Elmer Rolph

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1919Dundee, Monroe, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium
    Age 6
    The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 18
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: of Norman origin, a variant of Rolfe .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Elmer Ralph, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
    • Elmer Ralph in household of Herbert Ralph, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Elmer D. Roepel, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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