Emma Woll

6 September 1885–18 May 1964 (Age 78)
La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Woll was born on 6 September 1885, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Nels Christiansen Woll, was 36 and her mother, Anne Thorine Baarstad, was 41. She married William Dewey Lingg about 1921. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States for about 25 years. She died on 18 May 1964, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Dewey Lingg
Emma Woll
Marriage: about 1921
Mary Thorine Lingg
Elizabeth Anne Lingg
Elizabeth A Lingg

Spouse and Children

    William Dewey Lingg



about 1921



    Elizabeth Anne Lingg


    Elizabeth A Lingg


Parents and Siblings




    peyton voll



    johanes " john" woll


    thea Woll


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

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

1 English: variant of Wool .2 German: variant of Wolle .3 Norwegian: spelling variant of Voll .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Emma Lingg in household of William D Lingg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Woll in household of Nels C Woll, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Woll in household of Nels Woll, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"

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