Robert Finley Herriott
Martha Elizabeth Richart
Rev. John A. DeSpelder
Myrtle Herriott
Romeyn Finley DeSpelder


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1. Lulu Aylesworth

2. Adeline Wright

Romeyn Finley DeSpelder

  • Born: 26 Jul 1885, Iowa
  • Marriage (1): Lulu Aylesworth on 19 May 1915 in Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan
  • Marriage (2): Adeline Wright
  • Died: 14 May 1972, Marysville, Union County, Ohio at age 86
  • Buried: Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan

bullet  General Notes:

Lulu was also called Lula.

Brookside/Lenawee Hills Cemeteries (Burial Records): Despelder, Lula (Aylesworth) listed as 1st wife of R. Finley

Brookside Cemetery, Gravestone Inscription: "Lula Aylesworth DeSpelder 1886-1938"

Mrs. R. Finley DeSpelder Obituary: "Mrs DeSpelder was the daughter of the late Albert C. Aylesworth and wife, and was born at their farm home in Irish Hills [MI] May 10, 1886. ...For several years she was on the staff of the Tecumseh Herald... Later she was employed in the post office and following that was associated with the Webster Anderson Co, until her marriage to R. Finley DeSpelder, ... the culmination of a high school romance. The wedding was celebrated in the same house from which she was buried, ...and the ceremony was performed by the same minister, Rev. W. A. Rex who conducted the funeral service. In the 23 year interval, Rev. Rex has baptized both of the DeSpelder daughters. Mrs. DeSpelder was a member of the Tecumseh Presbyterian church since childhood..."


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.


Romeyn married Lulu Aylesworth, daughter of Albert C. Aylesworth and Unknown, on 19 May 1915 in Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan. (Lulu Aylesworth was born on 10 May 1886 in Michigan, died on 11 Jun 1938 in Columbus, Ohio and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan.)


Romeyn next married Adeline Wright. (Adeline Wright was born on 18 Nov 1891, died on 14 Nov 1974 and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan.)

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