Margaret Emmen Gerdes

24 December 1864–8 August 1949 (Age 84)
Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Emmen Gerdes was born on 24 December 1864, in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany, her father, Ulfert Immen, was 26 and her mother, Heimke Emmen, was 26. She died on 8 August 1949, in Fulda, Murray, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Ulfert Immen
1838–1922
Heimke Emmen
1838–1920
Margaret Emmen Gerdes
1864–1949
John Emmen
1866–1919
George Emmens
1873–1946

Parents and Siblings

    Ulfert Immen

    Male1838–1922Male

    Heimke Emmen

    Female1838–1920Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 20

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1890

Age 26

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: metronymic from the female Germanic personal name Imma, Emma.

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

Sources (2)

  • Margaret Gerdes, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret /Emmen/ - Published information: birth-name: Margaret /Emmen/

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