Marie Bertha Erdmann

16 April 1913–7 January 1999 (Age 85)
Verdon, Brown, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Marie Bertha

When Marie Bertha Erdmann was born on 16 April 1913, in Verdon, Brown, South Dakota, United States, her father, August Robert Carl Erdmann, was 50 and her mother, Anna Ida Milbrandt, was 26. She married Herbert Albert William Schramm on 27 November 1930, in Lake, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Boise, Idaho, United States in 1959 and Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States in 1991. She died on 7 January 1999, in Bonner, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Meridian, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Albert William Schramm
Marie Bertha Erdmann
Marriage: 27 November 1930
Ruth Schramm
Duane Schramm
Rose Schramm
Gail M Schramm
Kenneth Donald Schramm

Spouse and Children

27 November 1930
Lake, South Dakota, United States


    Ruth Schramm


    Duane Schramm


    Rose Schramm




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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: probably from the personal name Ertmar, from Germanic ert-, erde ‘earth’ + māri, mēri ‘famous’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marie Schramm in household of Herbert Schramm, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marie Erdmann in household of August Erdmann, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marie Erdmann in household of August Erdmann, "United States Census, 1920"

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