Emily Martha Gleiter

22 March 1908–27 September 2006 (Age 98)
Helenville, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Emily Martha

When Emily Martha Gleiter was born on 22 March 1908, in Helenville, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Frederick Michael Gleiter, was 43 and her mother, Martha "Mattie" Medick, was 26. She married Robert L Stoker about 1934, in United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hebron, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. She died on 27 September 2006, in Leesburg, Lee, Georgia, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Jefferson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert L Stoker
Emily Martha Gleiter
Marriage: about 1934

Spouse and Children

about 1934
United States




Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 11

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 26

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Leiter ‘leader’, status name for a foreman or for the leader of a military expedition, from Middle High German leiten ‘lead’.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Leitner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily M Staker in household of Robert L Staker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Millie M Gleiter in household of Fred Gleiter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emily M Stoker, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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