Emily Henrietta Moyer

24 June 1895–11 January 1980 (Age 84)
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emily Henrietta

When Emily Henrietta Moyer was born on 24 June 1895, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Mann Moyer, was 22 and her mother, Edna E. Eisenhart, was 21. She married Reuban Webster Wimmer on 31 March 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Springfield Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Riegelsville, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 January 1980, in Boonton, Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Durham, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuban Webster Wimmer
Emily Henrietta Moyer
Marriage: 31 March 1920
Reuban Lee Wimmer
Valeria Moyer Wimmer
Gloria Emily Wimmer

Spouse and Children

31 March 1920


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Mann Moyer


    Edna E. Eisenhart




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.

Age 8

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: possibly a shortened form of MacMoyer, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’, from maor ‘steward’.2 Americanized form of German Meyer 1.3 Dutch: occupational name for a mower or reaper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily H Moyer in household of Harvey M. Moyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emily Wimmer in household of Reuben Wimmer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emily Wimmer in household of Reuben Wimmer, "United States Census, 1940"

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