Justina Edel

1 January 1873–9 April 1955 (Age 82)
Geispolsheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Justina

When Justina Edel was born on 1 January 1873, in Geispolsheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, her father, Jacques Edel, was 29 and her mother, Caroline Nuss, was 30. She married Wendelin Nuss on 16 January 1899, in Geispolsheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 9 April 1955, in her hometown, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Wendelin Nuss
Justina Edel
Marriage: 16 January 1899
Marie Josephine Nuss
Jacques Nuss
Joseph Nuss

Spouse and Children

16 January 1899
Geispolsheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France


Parents and Siblings

    Jacques Edel


    Caroline Nuss





    Louise Edel


World Events (8)


Age 2

Parliamentary power peaks. Recognition of trade unions. Separation of church and state (1905). Important scientific and technological inventions.
1886 · The Statue of Liberty

Age 13

The Statue of Liberty that is in France is identical to the one that sits in New York. The Statue was sent over from France. It symbolizes the alliance between the two countries. The French have nicknamed it the Laboulaye Lady

Age 27

Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Edilo, formed with Old High German adal ‘tribe’, ‘family’, ‘nobility’.2 German: status name from Middle High German edel ‘noble’. See also Edelmann .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Eydl, meaning ‘noble’.

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

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