Emelia Lenora Schmelzel

22 June 1902–8 April 1986 (Age 83)
New Athens, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life of Emelia Lenora

When Emelia Lenora Schmelzel was born on 22 June 1902, in New Athens, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, her father, George Schmelzel, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Gilbert, was 26. She married August Maurer on 16 September 1919, in New Athens, St. Clair, Illinois, United States. She lived in Prairie Du Long Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 April 1986, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Smithton-Franklin Cemetery, Smithton, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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August Maurer
Emelia Lenora Schmelzel
Marriage: 16 September 1919

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16 September 1919
New Athens, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 8

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 23

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

German (Württemberg): diminutive of Schmalz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lenora A Maurer in household of August Maurer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emelia Lenora Maurer in household of August Maurer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amelia Lenora Schmelzel, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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