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
1877–1918
Lilla Somers
1878–1954
Marriage: 30 January 1900
Irene E Stemple
1901–1969
Viola Amelia Stemple
1902–1992
Helen E Stemple
1909–1950
Ruth Anna Stemple
1913–1985
Edward Stemple
1916–1974

Spouse and Children

    Edward Stemple

    Male1877–1918Male

    Female1878–1954Female

MARRIAGE
30 January 1900
Shelburne, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Louis Sommers

    Male1847–1886Male

    Amelia Fall

    Female1845–1890Female

siblings

(9)

    Mary Ann Sommer

    Female1869–1874Female

    Theresa K Sommers

    Female1870–1954Female

    Kesiah Lomers

    Female1871–Female

    John Louis Sommers

    Male1871–Male

    Emma Theresa Somner

    Female1873–1951Female

+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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