Emma Yoder

22 February 1888–15 July 1989 (Age 101)
Holmes, Ohio, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Yoder was born on 22 February 1888, in Holmes, Ohio, United States, her father, Tobias J Yoder, was 21 and her mother, Mary Troyer, was 16. She married Joseph D Schrock on 3 October 1915. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Newstead, Erie, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 July 1989, in Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Good Cemetery, Clarence, Erie, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph D Schrock
Emma Yoder
Marriage: 3 October 1915
Ervin Albert Schrock
Alvin J. Schrock
Perry Schrock
Verna Schrock
Tobias "Tobe" Schrock
Benjamin Schrock

Spouse and Children

3 October 1915
, , Lagrange County, Indiana, USA


    Ervin Albert Schrock



    Perry Schrock


    Verna Schrock


    Tobias "Tobe" Schrock


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Tobias J Yoder


    Mary Troyer





    Emanuel Yoder


    Atlee Yoder


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 28

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

Americanized spelling of the Swiss surname Joder, from a reduced form of the personal name Theodor(us) ( see Theodore ). This was the name of the patron saint of western Switzerland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anna Schrock in household of Joseph O Schrock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma Schrock in household of Joseph D Schrock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Yoder Schrock in entry for Benjamin Schrock, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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