Female12 December 1887–27 May 1957

Brief Life History of Emma

When Emma BRANDT was born on 12 December 1887, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Charles Brandt, was 45 and her mother, Elisabeth Bank, was 39. She married August Kuhn on 21 October 1908, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in United States in 1949 and South Haven, South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1950. She died on 27 May 1957, in South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Kuhn
Marriage: 21 October 1908
Bernard John Kuhn I
Elizabeth Augusta Kuhn
David D Kuhn
Leona Bertha Kuhn

Sources (16)

  • Emma Kuhn in household of Charles Brandt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Brandt in entry for Bernard J Kuhn and Caroline E Howe, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Emma Brandt in household of Charles Brandt, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1908Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1889 · The first Skyscraper in Detroit

    Age 2

    The Hammond Building was a high-rise building completed in 1889 and was 151 feet tall. It's considered the first skyscraper in the city and was the tallest in Michigan after it was built. The Hammond Building was demolished in 1956 to make way for the National Bank of Detroit Building.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 19

    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 and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area that had been cleared by fire, Middle High German brant (from brennen ‘to burn’).

    German and Swiss German: variant of Brand 1.

    Scandinavian: of German origin (see above), or a variant of Brand 3.

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

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