Emma Laura Reinsch

26 August 1896–21 November 1985 (Age 89)
Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Emma Laura

When Emma Laura Reinsch was born on 26 August 1896, in Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States, her father, Aloyious Reinsch, was 34 and her mother, Maria Gloger, was 40. She married John James Keller on 10 May 1919, in Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Collinsville Township, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 21 November 1985, in Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Saint John Cemetery, Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John James Keller
Emma Laura Reinsch
Marriage: 10 May 1919
John Keller
Louis F. Keller
Lois Keller
William Jerome Keller

Spouse and Children

10 May 1919
Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States




    Lois Keller


    William Jerome Keller


Parents and Siblings

    Aloyious Reinsch


    Maria Gloger





    Alfred Reinsch


    Heidl Reinsch


    Minnie Reinsch


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 14

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Rein 1. The -sch ending indicates a Slavic–Eastern German origin. Compare Reinisch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Keller in household of John Keller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Keller in household of John Keller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Keller in household of John J Keller, "United States Census, 1940"

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