Olivia Christine Specht

Brief Life History of Olivia Christine

When Olivia Christine Specht was born on 25 March 1905, in New Home Township, Williams, North Dakota, United States, her father, Georg Friedrich Specht, was 34 and her mother, Eva Sperling, was 25. She married Clarence Delmont Emery on 26 June 1924, in Campion, Larimer, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Larimer, Colorado, United States in 1935 and West College Place Election Precinct, Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 23 August 1999, in La Mesa, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Clarence Delmont Emery
Olivia Christine Specht
Marriage: 26 June 1924
Eva Emery
Delmont Stewart Emery MD
Walter Clifford Emery

Sources (23)

  • Olivia Specht in household of Frederick G Specht, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Olivia C Specht, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Olivia Christine Specht Emery, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

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.

1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erwin, Hans, Heinz, Otto, Willi, Dieter, Fritz, Helmut, Karl Heinz, Klaus.

German: from Middle High German speht ‘woodpecker’ (from spehten ‘to chatter’), hence a nickname derived from some characteristic of the bird, or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a woodpecker.

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

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