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Henry Romire
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Birth: 1856
Death: Apr. 14, 1922
Washington County
Ohio, USA

See genealogy and house location detail under photo caption at right.

Henry Romire, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

name: Henry Romire

event: Death
event date: 14 Apr 1922
event place: Marietta, Washington, Ohio
residence: Marietta, Ohio
street address: 512 Barbra [ Barbara ] Ave [ buried under the current Fort Harmar Drive approach to the Washington Street bridge ]
gender: Male
death age: 63y 4m 16d
marital status: Married
race: White
occupation: Harness Maker
birth date: Nov 1858
birthplace: Watertown, Ohio
estimated birth year: 1859
burial date: 17 Apr 1922
burial place: Washington Co, Ohio
cemetery: Good Hope
father: Goetlib Romire
father's titles & terms:

father's birthplace: Germany

mother: Katie Carius [ Kyress ]

mother's titles & terms:
mother's birthplace: Germany
spouse's titles & terms:
reference number: fn 25525
film number: 1992022
digital folder number: 4025031
image number: 2859
Citing this Record

"Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 Jan 2013), Henry Romire, 14 Apr 1922; citing Marietta, Washington, Ohio, reference fn 25525; FHL microfilm 1992022.


Henry was born in Washington County to German immigrants.

In 1860, Henry shows as a 1-year-old Rampmear in Watertown, living with his parents and older siblings, Ernst William, John G., Fred F. and Lucy (called Caroline in later censuses and her death record).

In 1870, Henry was an 11-year-old living with Barlow Township neighbors of his former Watertown home while his birth family, right after his father died, was called "Rumwin" in Salem Township. His mother's brother, John Kyress, who is buried with Henry's mother, was in the house, and probably owned it before John's sister and family moved there. There were two brothers Frederick, 12/Frederic, 6 in this household.

In 1880, the household of Henry,21, and his mother also included Uncle John plus Henry's younger siblings Caroline, then 20; Rosa, then 17; Frederic [ C. not F. ], then 15; and David, then 12.


Romire burials in Washington County, according to Washington County Historical Society:

ROMIRE, Bertha A, d. 1881, Pleasant Hill, Lawrence Twp. [ likely niece ]
ROMIRE, Catherine, 1828-1888, Lower Salem, Salem Twp. [ his mother ]
ROMIRE, Ella, Eastlawn/Valley, Marietta Twp. [ nephew Fred's wife ]
ROMIRE, Fred, Eastlawn/Valley, Marietta Twp. [ Henry's nephew ]
ROMIRE, Henry, 1856-1922, Good Hope, Salem Twp.
ROMIRE, Ida M, 1861-1929, Good Hope, Salem Twp. [ Henry's wife ]
ROMIRE, Rosa, 1863-1914, Lower Salem, Salem Twp. [ Henry's sister ]
ROMIRE, Sophia, Eastlawn/Valley, Marietta Twp. [ Henry's niece ]
ROMIRE, William, d. 1885, Scott's Ridge, Liberty Twp. [ Henry's brother ]

The list omits some.

Family links: 
  Catherine Kyress Romire (1828 - 1888)
  Ida May Cunningham Romire (1861 - 1929)
  William Romire (____ - 1885)*
  John Gilbert Romire (1855 - 1904)*
  Henry Romire (1856 - 1922)
  Carolina Kampmeier (1860 - 1881)*
  Fred C. Romire (1863 - 1942)*
  Rosa Romire (1863 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Good Hope Cemetery
Washington County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: Sue Patterson Miller Smi...
Originally Created by: JDM
Record added: Jan 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46617147
Henry Romire
Added by: Sue Patterson Miller Smith
Henry Romire
Added by: JDM
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