Emma Olga Widmer

28 January 1903–31 July 2007 (Age 104)
Warden, Grant, Washington, United States

The Life of Emma Olga

When Emma Olga Widmer was born on 28 January 1903, in Warden, Grant, Washington, United States, her father, Daniel Widmer, was 25 and her mother, Magdalene Reile, was 24. She lived in Adams, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 31 July 2007, in Washington, United States, at the age of 104.

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Lawrence Quast
Emma Olga Widmer

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Widmer


    Magdalene Reile




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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 4

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 

Age 28

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German widemer ‘tenant of land or property belonging to a church’, an agent derivative of widem ‘prebend’.2 German: variant of Wittmer 1.3 English: habitational name from Widmere in Ibstone, Buckinghamshire, named from Old English wīdig ‘willow’ + mere ‘pool’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Emma Olga Widmer in household of Daniel Widmer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Quast in entry for Ida M Widmer Roloff, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"

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