Elmer Charles Seltzer

Male15 January 1909–30 January 1997

Brief Life History of Elmer Charles

When Elmer Charles Seltzer was born on 15 January 1909, in Gibson, Indiana, United States, his father, Jacob Seltzer, was 39 and his mother, Victoria Foster, was 30. He married Nellie Vashti O'Neal on 16 March 1929, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 30 January 1997, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Locust Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Elmer Charles Seltzer
Nellie Vashti O'Neal
Marriage: 16 March 1929
Bonnie May Seltzer
Carol Laverne Seltzer
Harold D Seltzer

Sources (11)

  • Elmer Seltzer in household of Jacob Seltzer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer Seltzer, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Elmer Charles Seltzer, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1929Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 1

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    1910 · The Mann Act

    Age 1

    This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.


    Age 23

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt, from an agent derivative of Middle High German salz, German Salz ‘salt’. See also Selcer and Selser .

    German: variant of Seltz .

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

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