Madeline Huster

FemaleSeptember 1893–14 March 1985

Brief Life History of Madeline

When Madeline Huster was born in September 1893, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Frank Huster, was 22 and her mother, Florence E Shannon, was 21. She had at least 4 daughters with James A. Somers. She lived in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 March 1985, in Treasure Island, Lake, Florida, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

James A. Somers
Madeline Huster
Madeline Regina Somers
Madeline Somers
Joan Somers
Marianne Somers

Sources (10)

  • Madeline A Sommers, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Madeline Somers, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Madeline A Somers in household of James A Somers, "United States Census, 1940"

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Children (4)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 5

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 12

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 


Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Armin, Heinrich, Othmar.

habitational name for someone from any of several places called Husten in Westphalia.

nickname for someone with a cough, from Middle High German huosten ‘to cough’.

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

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