Alma Suhr

16 March 1903–8 January 1985 (Age 81)
Benedict, York, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Alma

When Alma Suhr was born on 16 March 1903, in Benedict, York, Nebraska, United States, her father, Christian William Martin 'Carl' Suhr, was 35 and her mother, Bothilla Sophia Henriette Petersen, was 30. She married William Daehling on 8 April 1922. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Butler, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Township C, Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 8 January 1985, in Utica, Seward, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Staplehurst, Seward, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Daehling
Alma Suhr
Marriage: 8 April 1922
Murvil O. Daehling

Spouse and Children

8 April 1922


Parents and Siblings

    Christian William Martin 'Carl' Suhr


    Bothilla Sophia Henriette Petersen




+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

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.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

North German:1. nickname for a bitter or cantankerous person, from Middle Low German sūr ‘sour’. 2. German: habitation name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein. The surname is also found in Sweden and Denmark, probably taken there from Germany.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alma Suhr in household of Carl Suhr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alma Suhr in household of Carl Suhr, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alma Daehling in household of William Daehling, "United States Census, 1940"

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