Emma Wertz

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

The Life 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 10 years. She died on 21 May 1963, in Pontiac, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Charles Schultheis
1892–1971
Emma Wertz
1893–1963
Marriage: 6 February 1917
Geneva Schultheis
1917–2003

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 February 1917
Flanagan, Livingston, Illinois, United States
children

(1)

    Geneva Schultheis

    Female1917–2003Female

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Wertz

    Male1857–1908Male

    Female1857–1915Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1879–1956Male

    Jonas Wertz

    Male1883–1914Male

    Louie John Wertz

    Male1887–1945Male

    Female1893–1963Female

    Female1893–Female

+2 More Children

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 short form of the personal name Werner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Wertz in household of Sarah Wertz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Wertz in household of Christ Wertz, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma Wertz Schultheis in entry for Geneva Schultheis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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