Alma M. Wuest

September 1893–16 November 1940 (Age 47)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Alma M.

When Alma M. Wuest was born in September 1893, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, John Wuest, was 31 and her mother, Barbara Beuttel, was 27. She died on 16 November 1940, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wuest
1861–
Barbara Beuttel
1866–
Ida B. Wuest
1887–1972
Lillian C. or Lillie Wuest
1890–1962
Alma M. Wuest
1893–1940
Hilda M. Wuest
1896–
Johnetta E. Wuest
1899–1990
Rhoda H. Wuest
1909–1998

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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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 13

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

German (Wüst):1. from Middle High German wüeste ‘empty’, ‘uncultivated’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a piece of waste or fallow land, or a nickname for a coarse or uncultivated man. 2. habitational name from any of various places called Wust, for example in Brandenburg and Saxony.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alma Wiest in household of Barbara Wiest, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alma M Nuest in household of Barbara Nuest, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alma Wiest in household of Barabara Wiest, "United States Census, 1920"

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