Anna Elizabeth Emch

20 February 1850–30 December 1928 (Age 78)
Switzerland

The Life of Anna Elizabeth

When Anna Elizabeth Emch was born on 20 February 1850, in Switzerland, her father, Benedicht Emch, was 30 and her mother, Anna Barbara Zangar, was 24. She married John E Witschey on 10 April 1868, in Wetzel, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Magnolia Magisterial District, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 30 December 1928, in Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wetzel, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John E Witschey
1837–1922
Anna Elizabeth Emch
1850–1928
Marriage: 10 April 1868
Margaret Sullivan Witschey
1867–1892
Rosa Anna Witschey
1869–1961
Benedict Forrest Witschey
1872–1940
Daniel Sherman Witschey
1874–1968
Lena or Adaline Witschey
1877–1878
John William Witschey
1879–1963
Lewis Walter Witschey
1882–1970
Lucy Virginia Witschey
1884–1969
Joseph Abraham "Joe" Witschey
1887–1968
Arnold Isaac Witschey
1889–1953
Witschey
1892–1892
Della Luella Witschey
1896–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 April 1868
Wetzel, West Virginia, United States
children

(12)

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Parents and Siblings

    Benedicht Emch

    Male1819–1881Male

    Anna Barbara Zangar

    Female1825–1870Female

siblings

(11)

    Mary Magdalena Emch

    Female1847–1890Female

    Johannes 'John' Emch

    Male1848–1924Male

    Female1850–1928Female

    Benjamin or Knabe Emch

    Male1851–1851Male

    Benedicht Benjamin Emch

    Male1852–1875Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863

Age 13

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of German Emich, a reduced form of Emmerich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna E Witchey in household of John E Witchey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Witschey in household of John E Witschey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna E Witschey in household of John Witschey, "United States Census, 1900"

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