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Gemma Romine

Female 1897 - 1974  (76 years)


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  • Name Gemma Romine  [1, 2, 3
    Born 5 Dec 1897  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died Mar 1974  [3
    Notes 
    • Volume 18 of the STIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST, published September 5, 1955, reported that she was promoted to Telegraph Editor of the Pontiac Michigan Daily Press. Volume 23 of the Broadcast, published September 7, 1963, reported that she had spent the summer at her cottage on Walpole Island, Ontario. She returned in June from a trip around the world on the freighter "Flying Fish" of the Isbradntsen Steamship line. She had retired in January from the editorial staff of the Pontiac Press. The freighter trip was four and one-half months long, stopping at such unusual ports as Beirut, Lebanon; Karachi, Pakistan; Saigon, South Vietnam, and Pusan, Korea.
    Person ID I30435  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Family Harry C. Striffler, D. D. S.,   b. 19 Jul 1891, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1951, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 2 Aug 1916  Monroe County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Friday, August 4, 1916
      Page Five

      Cass City friends of Dr. Harry C. Stiffler have received announcements of his marriage on Wednesday, August 2, to Miss Gemma, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ellsworth ROMINE, of Monroe. Dr. Stiffler is located at Monroe practising his profession of dentistry.

      The 1941 issue of the Striffler-Benkelman Broadcast showed that Dr. and Mrs. Harry C. Striffler of Pontiac were married 25 years ago, Aug. 2, 1916.
    Children 
     1. Hurley Beatrice Striffler,   b. 10 Mar 1917, Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1917, Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Shirley Lillian Striffler,   b. 10 Mar 1917, Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1917, Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. David F. Striffler,   b. 24 Oct 1922, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1995, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2008 
    Family ID F9809  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, Friday, August 4, 1916 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Michigan, Oakland County, Pontiac Township ED 63-77 SD 14 Sheet 24B (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    4. [S595] Striffler-Benkelman Broadcast, (Family Publication, published sporadically to record family milestones in connection with the annual Striffler-Benkelman Family Reunions, with Vol. 1, Number 1, published Sept. 7, 1936. Issues on file at the Rawson Memorial Library in Cass City, Michigan include Vol. 5 (1941), Vol. 7 (1944) and Volumes 8 (1945) through Vol. 28 (1968). Issues published from 1961 through 1964 were not assigned volume numbers, and 1963 appears to be missing. Xeroxes of the existing issues were also made by Melinda McLemore Strong in 2007. According to a article published by the Cass City Chronicle on August 6, 1981, commemorating the Fiftieth and Final Striffler-Benkelman Reunion, the final issue of the STRIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST appears to have been Volume 28, published in 1968.), Volume 5, September 1, 1941 (Reliability: 3).