Elisabeth Louisa Betz

16 October 1878–19 August 1971 (Age 92)
Ölbronn-Dürrn, Enzkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Elisabeth Louisa

When Elisabeth Louisa Betz was born on 16 October 1878, in Ölbronn-Dürrn, Enzkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, her father, Johannes Friedrich Betz, was 32 and her mother, Elisabetha Velte, was 27. She married August Gottfried Schempf on 10 November 1906, in Pforzheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. She died on 19 August 1971, in Maulbronn, Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

August Gottfried Schempf
Elisabeth Louisa Betz
Marriage: 10 November 1906

Spouse and Children

10 November 1906
Pforzheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Friedrich Betz


    Elisabetha Velte




World Events (7)


Age 12

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 36

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 36

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal names Berthold or Bernhard . Compare Betsch .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Elisabeth Luise Betz, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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