The Shemwell Family

William Henry RohrerAge: 49 years18951945

William Henry Rohrer
Given names
William Henry
Birth September 28, 1895 44 29
Birth of a brotherRobert Travers Rohrer
May 11, 1896 (Age 7 months)
Birth of a brotherFrank Sheppard Rohrer
October 4, 1897 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 2 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a sisterMargaret Elizabeth Rohrer
May 21, 1899 (Age 3 years)
Census June 5, 1900 (Age 4 years)
Census April 27, 1910 (Age 14 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Henry Jewell Rohrer
April 2, 1914 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 20 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 21 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 22 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 34 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 1, 1930 (Age 34 years)
Death of a motherAlice Virginia Mitchell
July 30, 1933 (Age 37 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret Elizabeth Rohrer
October 27, 1943 (Age 48 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 46 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death February 23, 1945 (Age 49 years)

Note: WWII
Cemetery: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Last change September 27, 202016:45:50

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: April 28, 1892Washington, District of Columbia, United States
10 months
elder sister
Dorothy Sidney Rohrer
Birth: February 26, 1893 42 26Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: February 6, 1999Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
3 years
William Henry Rohrer
Birth: September 28, 1895 44 29Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: February 23, 1945
7 months
younger brother
17 months
younger brother
Frank Sheppard Rohrer
Birth: October 4, 1897 46 31Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: October 22, 1978Los Angeles, California, United States
20 months
younger sister

William Henry Rohrer has 3 first cousins recorded

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Henry Jewell Rohrer - Household

1106 14th Avenue Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania

Rohrer, William HheadWMDec185049M8PAPAPAChief Clerk P.R.R.
Rohrer, AlicewifeWFJun186733M855MDMDMD
Rohrer, Dorothy SdaughterWFFeb18937MPAPAMDAt School
Rohrer, William HsonWMSep18945SPAPAMDAt School
Rohrer, Robert TsonWMMay18964SPAPAMD
Rohrer, Frank SsonWMSep18972SPAPAMD
Rohrer, Margaret EdaughterWFMay18991SPAPAMD

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Henry Jewell Rohrer - Household

Washington, District of Columbia

Rohrer, William HheadMW59M118PAPAPAManufacturerIron Car Works Emp.
Rohrer, Alice VwifeFW43M11855MDVADC
Rohrer, Dorothy SdaughterFW17MPAPADC
Rohrer, William HsonMW15SPAPADC
Rohrer, Robert TsonMW13SPAPADC
Rohrer, F SheppardsonMW12SPAPADC
Rohrer, Margaret EdaughterFW10SPAPADC