Who was the Charles C. Roemer who m. Rosalia Marie Van Wert and had a son, Earl V. Roemer, b. 10 Sep 1887, Hampton, Franklin Co., IA, who m. 17 Feb 1909, Houston, Texas Co., MO, Ada Parsons and had a son, Charles Roemer, b. 27 Mar 1910, Houston, MO?
Was that the same man as the Charles Christian Roemer, b. Karl Roemer, 31 Mar 1862, Minden, Germany, d. 14 Jan 1937, Santa Ana, Orange Co., CA, who m. 13 Aug 1888, Post Chapel, Ft. Randall, Todd Co., Dakota Territory, Margaret Elizabeth McLaughlin?
They had five children, born 1890-1903, Sioux City, Woodbury Co., IA.
Military records show him as a private, Co. A, 15th Infantry, Ft. Snelling, MN, 30 June 1885; corporal, Co. A, Ft. Beaufort, D.T., 1 Dec 1885; sergeant, Co. A, Ft. Beaufort, 22 Sep 1887. He enlisted as Karl, which soon became Carl; his friends began calling him Charlie or C.C., and he adopted the name Charles Christian. His surname was spelled Roemer on the 1900 census; a grandson recalled seeing C. Romer (with an umlaut) on a mailbox in the 1920s.