Alma Schirmer

3 March 1904–3 October 1995 (Age 91)
Ellington, Tuscola, Michigan, United States

The Life of Alma

When Alma Schirmer was born on 3 March 1904, in Ellington, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, her father, David Karl Schirmer, was 26 and her mother, Johanna Holzwarth, was 24. She married Johann John Neuwirth on 15 January 1923. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Rich Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 3 October 1995, in Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Florida Memorial Gardens, Rockledge, Brevard, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann John Neuwirth
Alma Schirmer
Marriage: 15 January 1923
Melvin Neuwirth
John Neuwirth
Donald Neuwirth

Spouse and Children

    Johann John Neuwirth



15 January 1923


    Melvin Neuwirth


    John Neuwirth


    Donald Neuwirth


Parents and Siblings

    David Karl Schirmer





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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 3

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name, from Middle High German schirmer ‘fencing master’, ‘street player’ ( see Schermer 1). 2. (Saxony): habitational name for someone from Schirma near Freiberg

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Sources (1)

  • Alma Schirmer in household of David Schirmer, "United States Census, 1920"

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