Emilie Sophie Ilse Donner

14 May 1872–21 October 1954 (Age 82)
Kiel, Schwesing, Friedrichstadt, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Emilie Sophie Ilse

When Emilie Sophie Ilse Donner was born on 14 May 1872, in Kiel, Schwesing, Friedrichstadt, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, her father, Peter Christian Kinch Donner, was 32 and her mother, Miss Schultz, was 25. She married Christian Heinrich Theodor Scheit on 14 July 1892, in Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 21 October 1954, in Britz, Neukölln, Berlin, Germany, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Christian Heinrich Theodor Scheit
Emilie Sophie Ilse Donner
Marriage: 14 July 1892
Dr. Christine Dorothea Siegrid Scheit

Spouse and Children

14 July 1892
Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany


    Dr. Christine Dorothea Siegrid Scheit


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Christian Kinch Donner


    Miss Schultz





    Ingrid Donner


    Peter Donner


World Events (7)


Age 18

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 42

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 42

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

1 German: nickname for a loud or irascible man, from Middle High German doner ‘thunder’ (Old High German thonar).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of German Donner ‘thunder’.

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

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