Emma Olinda Bilgere

22 June 1900–3 September 1985 (Age 85)
Baldwin, Randolph, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Olinda

When Emma Olinda Bilgere was born on 22 June 1900, in Baldwin, Randolph, Illinois, United States, her father, William Bilgere, was 36 and her mother, Magdalena "Lena" Hodapp, was 30. She married John Berkley Ammons Jr. on 10 February 1927. She died on 3 September 1985, in Union, Franklin, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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John Berkley Ammons Jr.
Emma Olinda Bilgere
Marriage: 10 February 1927

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1927
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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 4
    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.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 23
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    German: nickname for someone who had been on a pilgrimage, from Middle High German bilgerīm ‘pilgrim’.

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

    Sources (4)

    • Emma Bilgeve in household of William Bilgeve, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Emma Bilger in household of William Bilger, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Emma Ammons in household of John B Ammons, "United States Census, 1940"

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