Emma Bertha Bluemel

5 October 1862–8 February 1949 (Age 86)
Janowitz, Breslau, Breslau, Silesia, Prussia, Germany

The Life Summary of Emma Bertha

When Emma Bertha Bluemel was born on 5 October 1862, in Janowitz, Breslau, Breslau, Silesia, Prussia, Germany, her father, Ernest Wilhelm Bluemel, was 29 and her mother, Johanne Christiane Friedericke Adolph, was 29. She married James Marshall Conger on 29 November 1883, in Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 8 February 1949, in Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Marshall Conger
Emma Bertha Bluemel
Marriage: 29 November 1883
William James Conger
Ethel May Conger
Anna Estella Conger
Nita Onida Conger
Afton Desmond Conger
Otto Alvord Conger

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1883Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
    Age 7
    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
    Age 28
    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hermann, Ralf.South German (Blümel): from a diminutive of Middle High German bluome ‘flower’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a gardener or florist or, in some cases, possibly a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a flower. Compare Blumel .

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Emma Conger in entry for Conger, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Emma B Pendsey in household of James R Pendsey, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Emma B Bluewel, "Wyoming Marriages, 1869-1923"

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