William Edward Bremser

14 December 1877–12 March 1953 (Age 75)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Edward

When William Edward Bremser was born on 14 December 1877, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Johann Carl Frederick Bremser, was 28 and his mother, Anne Marie Miller, was 17. He married Sarah Buckalew on 2 March 1899. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Central Township, Madison, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 1953, in Zion, Madison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Bremser
Kathryn Margaret McDermott
Marriage: 5 June 1912
Mary Lillian Bremser
Howard Anthony Bremser
James Benton Bremser
Virginia Theresa Bremser
William Edward Bremser
Claude Hall Bremser
Kathryn Eleanor Bremser
Ruth Rose Bremser
Robert Le Roy Bremser

Spouse and Children

5 June 1912
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States



    Howard Anthony Bremser


    James Benton Bremser


    Virginia Theresa Bremser



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Carl Frederick Bremser


    Anne Marie Miller




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname for an irascible person, from dialect bremsen ‘to rage’. 2. habitational name from Brömse near Frankfurt.

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

Sources (3)

  • Wm E Bremser in household of Charles Bremser, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William E Bremser in household of John E Bremser, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wm Edw Bremser in household of John C F Bremser, "United States Census, 1880"

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