Emilia Hamm

21 November 1894–7 October 1965 (Age 70)
Volhynia, Russia

The Life of Emilia

Emilia Hamm was born on 21 November 1894, in Volhynia, Russia. She married Wilhelm August Hoeppner on 26 December 1913, in Dickinson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 7 October 1965, in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Wilhelm August Hoeppner
Emilia Hamm
Marriage: 26 December 1913
Emil Herman Hoeppner
Edward Hoeppner
William Herbert Hoeppner
Adeline Emilia Hoeppner
Verona Anna Hoeppner
Alice May Hoeppner
Elaine Esther Hoeppner
Raymond Hoeppner

Spouse and Children

26 December 1913
Dickinson, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 12

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Old English hamm, denoting a patch of flat, low-lying alluvial land beside a stream (often a promontory or water meadow in a river bend), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word, for example in Gloucestershire, Greater London, Kent, Somerset, and Wiltshire.2 German: topographic name for someone who lived on land in a river bend, Old High German ham (see 1 above).3 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Hamm, a city in Westphalia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emilia Hamm in entry for Richard I Quaschnick and Alice Hoeppner, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Emilia Hamm in entry for Herbert John Ritzmann and Adeline Emilia Hoeppner, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Hamm im Eintrag für Verona Anna Schmiedt, „California Death Index, 1940-1997“

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