Emma Fiebig

17 August 1884–26 September 1964 (Age 80)
Homewood, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Fiebig was born on 17 August 1884, in Homewood, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Herman F. Fiebig, was 30 and her mother, Alvina Catherine Lohse, was 19. She married Charles Julius Adam on 25 May 1902, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She died on 26 September 1964, in South Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Homewood, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Louis Minge
Emma Fiebig
Marriage: 5 October 1929

Spouse and Children

5 October 1929
Lake, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Herman F. Fiebig


    Alvina Catherine Lohse




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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

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: topographic name for someone who lived by a drovers' road, Middle High German vihewec, from vehe, vihe, vich ‘cattle’ + wec ‘way’, ‘path’. The surname originated chiefly in Saxony, Silesia, and Bohemia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Fiebig in household of Ralph W Lane, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma Fiebig in household of Herman Fiebig, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma Minge in household of Fred Minge, "United States Census, 1930"

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