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
1869–1953
Emma Stell
1885–1951
Marriage: 30 November 1904
Sylvester H Acker
1906–
Clarence A Acker
1908–
Florence F Acker
1911–
Woodrow Acker
1914–
Bernice C Acker
1920–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1904
Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois
children

(5)

    Sylvester H Acker

    Male1906–Male

    Clarence A Acker

    Male1908–Male

    Florence F Acker

    Female1911–Female

    Woodrow Acker

    Male1914–Male

    Bernice C Acker

    Female1920–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

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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