LeRoy Henry Zweber

16 May 1918–21 March 1996 (Age 77)
New Market, Scott, Minnesota, United States

The Life of LeRoy Henry

When LeRoy Henry Zweber was born on 16 May 1918, in New Market, Scott, Minnesota, United States, his father, John Joseph Zweber, was 33 and his mother, Mary Mayme Cecelia Thomas, was 30. He married Helen Mary Wermerskirchen on 1 July 1943, in Shakopee, Scott, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in New Market Township, Scott, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 21 March 1996, in Apple Valley, Dakota, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lakeville, Dakota, Minnesota, United States.

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LeRoy Henry Zweber
Helen Mary Wermerskirchen
Marriage: 1 July 1943
Clare Marie Zweber
Ann Bernadine Zweber
Mark Ray Zweber
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John Roy Zweber
Janet Helen Zweber

Spouse and Children

1 July 1943
Shakopee, Scott, Minnesota, United States


    Clare Marie Zweber


    Ann Bernadine Zweber


    Mark Ray Zweber


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 13

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: probably from Middle Low German swebbe ‘blatherer’, ‘ditherer’, ‘coward’, an unflattering nickname.

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

Sources (3)

  • Leroy Zweber in household of John J Zweber, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leroy Zweber in household of John J Zweber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leroy Zweber in household of John J Zweber, "United States Census, 1920"

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