Emma Siegert

Female30 June 1898–13 June 1966

Brief Life History of Emma

Emma Siegert was born on 30 June 1898, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. She married William C Graeff on 8 February 1921, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 13 June 1966, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

William C Graeff
1895–1966
Emma Siegert
1898–1966
Marriage: 8 February 1921
William Graeff Jr
1922–1990
Viola Marie Graeff
1923–1996

Sources (3)

  • Emma Graeff in household of William Graeff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census
  • 1940 United States Federal Census

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1921The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

    Age 15

    At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 18

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Ewald, Gunter, Johann, Klaus, Kurt, Manfred, Otto.

    German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Sigihart, a compound of sigi ‘victory’ + hart ‘hard’.

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

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