George Jerome Rehm1

#12, (4 January 1895 - 24 February 1965)
Father*Augustus Rehm (1867 - 1932)
Mother*Julia Wheeler2 (c 1870 - 1906)
Syngeneia Collection


Anna Margaret Donovan b. 1896, d. 1943
He was Traffic Manager for Sonneborne Petroleum Products. 
His Social Security Number was 072-01-8556. 
George Jerome Rehm lived at 30 2nd Avenue, Pelham, Westchester Co., New YorkG
Birth*4 January 1895He was born on 4 January 1895 at New York, New York; poss. 14 Jan 1895.3,4 
Baptism14 January 1895He was baptized on 14 January 1895 at St. Jerome Church, 230 Alexander Avenue, Mott Haven, Bronx, New YorkG.1 
16 June 1900He appeared on the census of 16 June 1900 in the household of Augustus Rehm and Julia Wheeler at 128 St. Ann's Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG, age 5, b. NY Jan. 1895.2
1 June 1905He appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Julia Wheeler at 414 E. 120th Street, New York, New York, age 10; Augustus and his mother Elizabeth were in hh of his sister, Anna (Rehm) Ferris.5
18 April 1910He appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 in the household of Edward F Dougherty and Mary J Wheeler at 223 E. 124th Street, New York, New York, age 15.6
1 June 1915He appeared on the census of 1 June 1915 in the household of Edward F Dougherty and Mary J Wheeler at 3038 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, New York, age 20, bill clerk.7 
1917He was a clerk, New York Central RR in 1917.8 
5 June 1917He registered for the military draft on 5 June 1917, residence 3038 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG.8
between 17 July 1918 and 4 March 1919He was in military service between 17 July 1918 and 4 March 1919.9
1920He was a clerk for an oil company in 1920. 
22 January 1920He appeared on the census of 22 January 1920 in the household of Edward F Dougherty and Mary J Wheeler at Bronx, New YorkG, as nephew age 24.10
20 November 1923He lived on 20 November 1923 at 3040 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG.11 
Marriage*21 November 1923He married Anna Margaret Donovan, daughter of James Patrick Donovan and Margaret Alice Campion, on 21 November 1923 at St. Brendan's Church, 333 E. 206th Street at Perry Ave., Bronx, New YorkG.11
1930He was traffic manager, paint house in 1930. 
17 April 1930He and Anna Margaret Donovan appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at 717 Pelhamdale Avenue, North Pelham Village, Westchester Co., New YorkG; The young couple and their almost-four year-old lived in a house owned by Louis C. and Louise Epple, paying $80 per month rent. Mr. and Mrs. Epple were immigrants from Switzerland and France respectively. He was a florist.12 
15 April 1940He and Anna Margaret Donovan appeared on the census of 15 April 1940 at 114 Second Avenue, North Pelham Village, Westchester Co., New YorkG.13
Death*24 February 1965He died on 24 February 1965 at Crestwood, Westchester Co., New YorkG, at age 70.14
Burial*27 February 1965He was buried on 27 February 1965 at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester Co., New YorkG
ChartsAncestors of George Rehm


  1. [S2145] New York Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms, online George Jerome [sic] Rehm, b. 4 Jan 1895, son of August Rehm and Julia Wheeler; bapt. St. Jerome parish, Bronx NY, 14 Jan 1895.
  2. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Augustus (32), b. NY Jun 1867, parents b. Germany, printer; Julia (27), b. NY Aug 1872, parents b. Ireland, 2 children, both living; marr. 6 yrs.
  3. [S215] New York Births and Christenings 1640-1962 index, online, George J. Rehm, b. Manhattan NY, 14 Jan 1895; father Gus Rehm, mother Julia Wheeler Rehm. Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C00457-8, System Origin: New_York-ODM; Source Film Number: 1322310.
  4. [S421] New York City Births, 1891-1902 (index), online, Gorge J. Rehm, b. New York, N.Y., 14 Jan 1895. Original data: New York Department of Health. Births reported in the city of New York, 1891-1902, certificate 3853.
  5. [S31] 1905 New York State Census. Julia Rehm (32), housework.
  6. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Edward (45) (brass moulder), Mary (40), Mae V (21) (sewer, dressmaker's), Agnes H (16), Edward F (14), George J Rehm (15, nephew), Edward (14, nephew); Edward and Mary parents born in Ireland.
  7. [S357] 1915 New York State Census, image viewed online or, Edward (50), P.O. clerk; Mary (48), housekeeper.
  8. [S1278] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, image viewed online or Bronx NY, Precinct 51-35, June 5, 1917. No. 53; George J. Rehm, age 22; b. NY NY, 4 Jan 1895, single; res. 3038 Bainbridge Ave., Bronx NY; empl. N. Y. Central Railroad, 540 Lexington Ave., NY NY, clerk; Height 5' 7½", gray eyes, blond hair.
  9. [S777] New York Abstracts of World War I Military Service 1917-1919, online, [index card image, typed with handwritten "500" upper right corner] Rehm George J., Army ser. no. 3.592.130; res. 3038 Bainbridge Ave New York NY; inducted NY NY 17 Jul 1918; b. NY Jan 4/1895; service: "MG Tng Dep Camp Hancock Ga to Disch"; Grades: "Pvt lcl Sept 21/18; Corp Sept 25/18; Sgt Oct 9/18; Regt Sgt Maj Dec 27/18"; no overseas service; discharged 4 Mar 1919; 0% disabled; [reverse] [stamped no.] 2991. Img 963/1198.
  10. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Edward (52) (clerk, mfg. company), Mary (48), Mary (27) (stenographer, insurance company) George Rehm (24, nephew) (clerk, oil company), Edward (23) (clerk, powder works); George Rehm (nephew, 24, clerk oil company) and Edward Rehm (nephew, 23, clerk powder works), parents b. New York; Cecilia Wheeler (sister-in-law, 38, sales lady dept. store, b. New York, parents b. Ireland).
  11. [S45] New York City Marriage Cerificate, New York City Municipal Archives, Dept. of Records, New York, New York.
  12. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. George J (35), parents b. NY, traffic manager for a paint company; Anne (32); Doris A (3y 10m).
  13. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. George J (45), traffic manager, wholesale oil; Anne (39).
  14. [S520] VWH, He had suffered a stroke earlier while in Grand Central Terminal and had been living in Crestwood.