Emma Stell

1 June 1885–15 December 1951 (Age 66)
St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Stell was born on 1 June 1885, in St. Clair, Illinois, United States, her father, George Stell, was 45 and her mother, Theresa Hindermann, was 39. She married William Acker on 30 November 1904. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 15 December 1951, in Smithton, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Smithton, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Acker
Emma Stell
Marriage: 30 November 1904
Sylvester H Acker
Clarence A Acker
Florence F Acker
Woodrow Acker
Bernice C Acker

Spouse and Children

30 November 1904
Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois


    Sylvester H Acker


    Clarence A Acker


    Florence F Acker


    Woodrow Acker


    Bernice C Acker


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 7

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name for someone who lived near a marsh, from an old dialect word stel ‘bog’, where the land was built up on mudflats (behind the dyke) for cattle grazing. The word later assumed the meaning ‘small farm’.2 English (West Yorkshire): variant of Still 2, possibly also of Steel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Acker in household of William Acker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Acker in household of William Acker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma A Acker in household of William Acker, "United States Census, 1930"

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