Emma Wertz

27 February 1893–21 May 1963 (Age 70)
Livingston, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Wertz was born on 27 February 1893, in Livingston, Illinois, United States, her father, Christian Wertz, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Zimmerman, was 35. She married Charles Schultheis on 6 February 1917, in Flanagan, Livingston, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Pike Township, Livingston, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. She died on 21 May 1963, in Pontiac, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70.

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Charles Schultheis
Emma Wertz
Marriage: 6 February 1917
Geneva Schultheis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1917Flanagan, Livingston, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 17
    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 19
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a pet form of the personal name Werner .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (12)

    • Emma Wertz in household of Sarah Wertz, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Emma Wertz, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Emma Wertz in household of Christ Wertz, "United States Census, 1900"

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