Emma Christen

14 October 1875–21 February 1955 (Age 79)
Mülhausen, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany

The Life of Emma

When Emma Christen was born on 14 October 1875, in Mülhausen, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany, her father, Emil Christen, was 26 and her mother, Franziska Riedinger, was 20. She died on 21 February 1955, in Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Wilder, Campbell, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emil Christen
1848–1906
Franziska Riedinger
1855–1900
Emma Christen
1875–1955
Leo Christen Sr
–1944
Aloysius Christen
1877–1925
Emil Christen
1878–1938
Leo Christen
1880–1992
Elisabeth Christen
1882–1962
Joseph Christen
1884–1932
Louisa F Christen
1886–1963
Charles Christen
1888–1949
Albert Christen
1889–1907
Alfred Christen
1891–1908
Dorothy Albertine Christen
1893–1894
Victor Christen
1895–1975
Dorothy Christen
1897–1899

Parents and Siblings

    Emil Christen

    Male1848–1906Male

    Franziska Riedinger

    Female1855–1900Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1890 · ""

Age 15

Historical Boundaries - 1890: Campbell, Kentucky. United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German and Scandinavian: from the personal name Christen, one of numerous vernacular forms of Latin Christianus ( see Christian ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Emma Christen in household of Christen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emily Christen, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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