Ella Nora Esser

16 December 1891–28 October 1964 (Age 72)
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ella Nora

When Ella Nora Esser was born on 16 December 1891, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Lewis Esser, was 25 and her mother, Annie Hoffman, was 18. She had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with George Elmer Scheetz. She lived in Nockamixon Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Tinicum Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 28 October 1964, in Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Upper Tinicum Cemetery, Upper Black Eddy, Bridgeton Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Elmer Scheetz
Ella Nora Esser
George Sylvester Scheetz
Wesley Scheetz
Irene Scheetz
Theodore Scheetz
Della Mae Scheetz
Margaret Scheetz
Raymond Chester Scheetz
Florence Scheetz

Spouse and Children

    George Elmer Scheetz





+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Esser


    Annie Hoffman





    Walter Esser


    Alfred Esser


    Chester Esser



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a wheelwright or cartmaker, from Middle Low German asse ‘axle’ + the agent suffix -er.2 German: variant of Essner .3 English: perhaps a variant of Asser, itself a variant of Asher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nara Schutz in household of Elmer Schutz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nora Sheetz in household of Elmer Sheetz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nora E Scheetz in household of Elmer G Scheetz, "United States Census, 1940"

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