Emma Rosalie Stiller

21 April 1872–1969 (Age 96)
Berlin, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Emma Rosalie

When Emma Rosalie Stiller was born on 21 April 1872, in Berlin, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Reinhardt John Stiller, was 20 and her mother, Auguste Marie Dumdai, was 19. She married Richard Ronaldo Rimpler on 10 May 1892, in Faribault, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ritz Election Precinct, Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1920 and Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1974. She died in 1969, at the age of 97, and was buried in Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Richard Ronaldo Rimpler
Emma Rosalie Stiller
Marriage: 10 May 1892
Hilda Hedwig Rimpler
Mamie Rosalie Rimpler
Adelbert Richard Rimpler
Leola M Rimpler
Rollo Rosco Rimpler
Geraldine Evenell Rimpler
Vivian Florine Rimpler
Myerl Delmar Rimpler
Kenneth Weber
Lois May Rimpler
Henry Collins

Spouse and Children

10 May 1892
Faribault, Minnesota, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Reinhardt John Stiller


    Auguste Marie Dumdai





    Edith L Stiller


    Henry Stiller



    Louis C Stiller


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 11

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 26

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a calm individual, variant of Still 1.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fish trap in a river ( see Still 2).3 German: habitational name from Still in Alsace.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Rimpler in household of R Rimpler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma Rimpler in household of Richard Rimpler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Rimpler in household of Richard Rimpler, "United States Census, 1910"

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