Emmaline Sulzer

18 December 1856–29 December 1930 (Age 74)
Monticello, Thompson, Sullivan, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Emmaline

When Emmaline Sulzer was born on 18 December 1856, in Monticello, Thompson, Sullivan, New York, United States, her father, Casper Sulser, was 35 and her mother, Catharina Steudler, was 36. She married Hyrum Shelton on 6 November 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Cochecton, Sullivan, New York, United States in 1860. She died on 29 December 1930, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Midway City Cemetery, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Shelton
Emmaline Sulzer
Marriage: 6 November 1879
Hyrum Shelton
Elizabeth Shelton
Joseph Shelton
Katherine Shelton
Emma Shelton
Martha Jane Shelton
Cordelia Shelton
Edith Shelton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 7
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 20
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Otto, Bernhard, Fritz.German:occupational name for someone who made prepared meats, from Middle High German sulzer ‘butcher, charcutier’.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Emilia Sulzer in household of Casper Sulzer, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emma Sulser in entry for Edith Wilson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Emma Shelton, "United States Census, 1920"

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