Cornelia Louisa Wilderman

6 May 1892–19 August 1982 (Age 90)
Freeburg, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life of Cornelia Louisa

When Cornelia Louisa Wilderman was born on 6 May 1892, in Freeburg, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, her father, Millard Fillmore Wilderman, was 31 and her mother, Emma Mary Hermann, was 33. She married Walter P Tisch on 20 January 1914. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Centreville Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 19 August 1982, at the age of 90, and was buried in Green Mount Protestant Cemetery, Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Walter P Tisch
Cornelia Louisa Wilderman
Marriage: 20 January 1914
Waldo Wilderman Tisch
Mary Jean Tisch

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20 January 1914


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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wild .2 Respelling of German Wildermann, an elaborated form of Wild , with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cornelia L Sisch in household of Walter P Sisch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cornelia Tisch in household of Walter P Tisch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cornelia Tisch in household of Walter Tisch, "United States Census, 1920"

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