Emma Fornoff

about 1890–about 1949 (Age 59)
Montgomery, Illinois, United States

The Life of Emma

Emma Fornoff was born about 1890, in Montgomery, Illinois, United States. She married Joseph Fiefer Rogers about 1920, in Montgomery, Illinois, United States. She died about 1949, in her hometown, at the age of 59, and was buried in Litchfield, Montgomery, Illinois, United States.

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Joseph Fiefer Rogers
Emma Fornoff
Marriage: about 1920

Spouse and Children

about 1920
Montgomery, Illinois, United States

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 0

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

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

Variant of the German topographic name Vornhof ‘in front of the farm’.

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

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