Alma Emma Neuman

19 September 1906–6 December 2003 (Age 97)
Fontanelle, Adair, Iowa, United States

The Life of Alma Emma

When Alma Emma Neuman was born on 19 September 1906, in Fontanelle, Adair, Iowa, United States, her father, Wilhelm Johann Neuman, was 25 and her mother, Ana Catherina Louise Rohner, was 23. She married John Ralph Houchin on 28 March 1928, in Fontanelle, Adair, Iowa, United States. She lived in Summerset Township, Adair, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 6 December 2003, in Fontanelle, Adair, Iowa, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Fontanelle, Adair, Iowa, United States.

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John Ralph Houchin
Alma Emma Neuman
Marriage: 28 March 1928

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    John Ralph Houchin



28 March 1928
Fontanelle, Adair, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 7

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 26

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Neumann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alma C Newman in household of William J Newman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alma Houchin in household of John Ralph Houchin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Emma Neumann, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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