Merle Arthur Romey

21 November 1903–18 September 1995 (Age 91)
Iowa, Iowa, United States

The Life of Merle Arthur

When Merle Arthur Romey was born on 21 November 1903, in Iowa, Iowa, United States, his father, Edwin Alfred (Ted) Romey, was 33 and his mother, Flora Etta Martin, was 25. He married Edith Mildred Davis on 6 May 1931, in Marion, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Hartley, O'Brien, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 18 September 1995, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Clinton Lawn Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States.

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Merle Arthur Romey
Edith Mildred Davis
Marriage: 6 May 1931
Wanda Lee Romey
Merla Jean Romey

Spouse and Children

6 May 1931
Marion, Arkansas, United States


    Wanda Lee Romey


    Merla Jean Romey


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 10

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Romig .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Merle A Romey, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Marme A Romey in household of Edwin A Romey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Merle Romey in household of E A Romey, "United States Census, 1910"

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