Martha Reiswig

8 January 1903–13 February 1987 (Age 84)
Fairview, Major, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Reiswig was born on 8 January 1903, in Fairview, Major, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Heinrich G Reiswig, was 24 and her mother, Caroline Seibel, was 20. She married David Delk on 16 July 1920, in San Joaquin, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Lipscomb, Texas, United States in 1910 and Elkhorn Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1920. She died on 13 February 1987, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

David Delk
1897–1987
Martha Reiswig
1903–1987
Marriage: 16 July 1920
Dorothy Delk
1923–1938
Robert Delk
1926–1950
Gordon Delk
1928–1928
Betty June Delk
1929–1929
Clifford Delk
1930–1930
Ronald Delk
1934–1961

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 July 1920
San Joaquin, California, United States
children

(6)

    Dorothy Delk

    Female1923–1938Female

    Male1926–1950Male

    Gordon Delk

    Male1928–1928Male

    Betty June Delk

    Female1929–1929Female

    Clifford Delk

    Male1930–1930Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich G Reiswig

    Male1878–1920Male

    Female1882–1961Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1927

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German: probably from a Germanic personal name composed of an unexplained element, Ris or Reis, + wīg, wīc ‘battle’, ‘conflict’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha Raeiswig in household of Henry Raeiswig, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Reiswig in household of Henry G Reiswig, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Reiswig Delk, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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