Lilla Somers

November 1878–1954 (Age 75)
Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lilla

When Lilla Somers was born in November 1878, in Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Louis Sommers, was 31 and her mother, Amelia Fall, was 33. She married Edward Stemple on 30 January 1900, in Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died in 1954, at the age of 76, and was buried in Arms Cemetery, Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Stemple
Lilla Somers
Marriage: 30 January 1900
Irene E Stemple
Viola Amelia Stemple
Helen E Stemple
Ruth Anna Stemple
Edward Stemple

Spouse and Children

    Edward Stemple



30 January 1900
Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Louis Sommers


    Amelia Fall




    Mary Ann Sommer


    Theresa K Sommers


    Kesiah Lomers


    John Louis Sommers


    Emma Theresa Somner


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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 Irish: variant of Summer or Summers .2 English (northern): patronymic from Summer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lilla M Lomers in household of Louis Lomers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lilla M Stemple, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lilla Stemple, "United States Census, 1940"

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