Emma Louise Schick

20 September 1887–8 January 1995 (Age 107)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Emma Louise

When Emma Louise Schick was born on 20 September 1887, her father, Joseph Schick, was 35 and her mother, Emma Schwarz, was 22. She married Adna Vince L. West on 29 June 1916, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mooney Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 8 January 1995, at the age of 107.

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Family Time Line

Adna Vince L. West
1883–1939
Emma Louise Schick
1887–1995
Marriage: 29 June 1916
Pauline A. West
1917–1997
Adna Bud West
1919–1979
Phyllis Johanna West
1921–2009
Imogene H. West
1924–2001
George Warner West
1927–2011
Fred D. West
1933–2011

Spouse and Children

    Adna Vince L. West

    Male1883–1939Male

    Female1887–1995Female

MARRIAGE
29 June 1916
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Schick

    Male1852–Male

    Emma Schwarz

    Female1865–Female

siblings

(8)

    Martha Schick

    Female1885–Female

    Female1887–1995Female

    Hattie Schick

    Female1890–Female

    Female1895–1990Female

    Mabel Schick

    Female1898–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 17

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 29

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a well-mannered and experienced person, from Middle High German schic ‘orderly’, ‘skillful’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps from a pet form of the Yiddish personal name Shimen ‘Simon’, but compare Sik .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma L West in household of Adna West, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Emma West, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma L West in household of Adna West, "United States Census, 1930"

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