Emma Laura Becker

1887–1955 (Age 68)
New York, United States

The Life of Emma Laura

Emma Laura Becker was born in 1887, in New York, United States. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Richard Wray Werner. She lived in Kenmore, Erie, New York, United States in 1940. She died in 1955, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Richard Wray Werner
1885–1981
Emma Laura Becker
1887–1955
Lt Colonel Richard Kendrick Werner
1916–2008
Betty Jane Werner
1917–
Rodger Bixby Werner
1920–2010

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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 3

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch, German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, from backen ‘to bake’.2 English: occupational name for a maker or user of mattocks or pickaxes, from an agent derivative of Old English becca ‘mattock’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • E Lee Werner in household of Richard W Werner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma Lu Becker Werner in entry for Lieutenant Colonel Richard K Werner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Emma Lu Becker Werner in entry for Lieutenant Colonel Richard K Werner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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