Emily Gratz

3 February 1862–5 October 1953 (Age 91)
Chojnice, Pomerania, Poland

The Life of Emily

Emily Gratz was born on 3 February 1862, in Chojnice, Pomerania, Poland. She had at least 8 sons and 1 daughter with Anton Singer. She died on 5 October 1953, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Anton Singer
1862–1916
Emily Gratz
1862–1953
Thomas Singer
1886–
John Joseph Singer
1889–1963
Anton Singer
1891–
Walter Singer
1898–1968
Leon Singer
1899–
Frank Singer
1900–
Joseph Jacob Singer
1903–1985
Maximilian Emil Singer
1905–1993
Helen Singer
1908–

Spouse and Children

    Anton Singer

    Male1862–1916Male

    Female1862–1953Female

children

(9)

    Thomas Singer

    Male1886–Male

    Male1889–1963Male

    Anton Singer

    Male1891–Male

    Male1898–1968Male

    Leon Singer

    Male1899–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · January Uprising

Age 1

The Polish citizens of the Russian Partition launched an insurrection against the Russian Empire on January 22, 1863. The inciting event of the rebellion was the proposal of a draft to force young Polish activists to serve twenty years in the Imperial Russian Army. Although the protest began with primarily with the youth, they were eventually joined by high-ranking officers and political members. Unfortunately for the Poles, they were disorganized and quickly outnumbered. The Russian Empire carried out retaliation in the form of deportations and public executions. The Poles were soundly defeated, suffering between 10,000 to 20,000 casualties.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

South German (also Grätz):1. habitational name from several places so named in Austria, Bohemia, and Moravia. 2. from a short form of a Germanic personal name reflected by Old High German grātag ‘greedy’. 3. from a short form of the personal name Pankratz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Singer in household of Anton Singer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emillia Singer in household of Anton Singer, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Emilie Singer in household of Anton Singer, "United States Census, 1900"

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