Emma Louise Spuck

5 July 1893–19 June 1964 (Age 70)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Louise

When Emma Louise Spuck was born on 5 July 1893, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Jacob Sebastian Spuck, was 32 and her mother, Louise Ortwig, was 25. She married Andrew Casper on 21 June 1913, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 19 June 1964, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Casper
1889–
Emma Louise Spuck
1893–1964
Marriage: 21 June 1913
Lillian Kathryn Casper
1914–1988
Richard F. Casper
1916–1916
Robert Casper
1923–
Shirley Ida Casper
1930–1989

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated
Age 4
The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 19
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Spaak, a metonymic occupational name for someone who made spokes for wheels, from Middle Dutch spaak ‘spoke’.

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

Sources (16)

  • Emma Spuck in household of Henry Spuck, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Casper in household of Andrew Casper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Sp* in household of Henry Sp*, "United States Census, 1900"

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