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
Heimke Emmen
Margaret Emmen Gerdes
John Emmen
George Emmens

Parents and Siblings

    Ulfert Immen


    Heimke Emmen




World Events (8)


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.

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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