Weldon Keith Roemer

13 October 1920–6 February 1996 (Age 75)
Long Mott, Calhoun, Texas, United States

The Life of Weldon Keith

When Weldon Keith Roemer was born on 13 October 1920, in Long Mott, Calhoun, Texas, United States, his father, Edward Henry Roemer, was 51 and his mother, Alice E Dierlam, was 33. He lived in Commissioner's Precinct 4, Calhoun, Texas, United States in 1940 and Hillsborough, Florida, United States in 1945. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 6 February 1996, in Texas City, Galveston, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Webster, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Henry Roemer
1869–1937
Alice E Dierlam
1887–1965
Ellis Edward Roemer
1912–1989
Mildred Laverne Roemer
1913–2000
Weldon Keith Roemer
1920–1996

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Henry Roemer

    Male1869–1937Male

    Female1887–1965Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 9

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1941

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German (Römer):1. nickname for a pilgrim, Middle High German Roemer (literally ‘Roman’). 2. habitational name for someone from Rom near Ludwigslust or Röhmen in Württemberg. 3. nickname from Middle Low German romer ‘braggart’. 4. from a personal name composed of the Old High German elements hrōd ‘renown’ + māri ‘outstanding’, ‘famous’. 5. habitational name from a house so named because of its situation near Roman remains, as for example the Frankfurt city hall.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Weldon K Roemer, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Weldon J Roemer in household of Alice E Roemer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Weldon K Roemer in household of Edward H Roemer, "United States Census, 1930"

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