Emma Lamm

3 September 1872–27 March 1943 (Age 70)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Lamm was born on 3 September 1872, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joshua Lamm, was 39 and her mother, Caroline Brendle, was 41. She married Charles Heck Deppen on 8 August 1896, in Womelsdorf, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Heidelberg Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 27 March 1943, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Charles Heck Deppen
Emma Lamm
Marriage: 8 August 1896
Clarence Charles Deppen

Spouse and Children

    Charles Heck Deppen



8 August 1896
Womelsdorf, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 5

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from Middle English lamb, Middle High German lamp ‘lamb’; a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. As a German name particularly, it may also have been a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of the paschal lamb.2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Deppen in household of Charles Deppen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma L Deppen in household of Chas H Deppen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Q Deppen in household of Charles H Deppen, "United States Census, 1910"

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