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Emil Robert GruenerAge: 80 years18601941

Name
Emil Robert Gruener
Given names
Emil Robert
Surname
Gruener
Birth May 7, 1860 54 37
Christening June 3, 1860 (Age 27 days)
Birth of a sisterClara Amalie Grüner
October 22, 1863 (Age 3 years)
Occupation
Master Baker

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 10 months)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Baptism of a sisterClara Amalie Grüner
Type: Baptême
November 3, 1863 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterIda Valesca Grüner
July 10, 1867 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 6 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Baptism of a sisterIda Valesca Grüner
Type: Baptême
August 14, 1867 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Death of a fatherEduard Ferdinand Grüner
July 10, 1871 (Age 11 years)
Burial of a fatherEduard Ferdinand Grüner
July 14, 1871 (Age 11 years)
Death of a motherBertha Emilie Künzel
October 30, 1873 (Age 13 years)
Burial of a motherBertha Emilie Künzel
November 1, 1873 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageAnna Marie NaeglerView this family
September 26, 1887 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Ida Helene Gruener
June 30, 1889 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Arthur Edward Gruener
May 31, 1891 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#3
John W. Gruener
June 30, 1894 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Emil Gruener
September 12, 1895 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Marie Gruener
February 7, 1897 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 37 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Marriage of a childArthur Edward GruenerMargaret Dorothea RauhutView this family
February 26, 1913 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 55 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Marriage of a childJohn A. MacdonaldMarie GruenerView this family
July 30, 1917 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 56 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 57 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Marriage of a childJohn W. GruenerSarah Agnes RodneyView this family
before 1925 (Age 64 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 69 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Death April 28, 1941 (Age 80 years)
Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 7, 1858Ronneburg, Thüringen, DEUTSCHLAND
18 months
himself
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Catharine Dorothea Buchmann - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 17, 1831Ronneburg, Thüringen, DEUTSCHLAND
2 years
half-sister
2 years
half-brother
4 years
half-sister
4 years
half-sister
-12 years
half-brother
Family with Anna Marie Naegler - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: September 26, 1887Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA
4 years
son
3 years
son
-5 years
daughter
8 years
daughter
-17 months
son
Emil Gruener
Birth: September 12, 1895 35 33Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Death: April 1984Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

Note

Cousin Helen indicates he trained for 5 years as an apprentice baker in Leipzig before emigrating to U.S. Leonard Gruener believes he went to baking school in Detriot

  1. Generation 1
    1. Emil Robert Gruener, master Baker, son of Eduard Ferdinand Grüner and Bertha Emilie Künzel, was born on May 7, 1860 in Ronneburg, Thüringen, DEUTSCHLAND and died on April 28, 1941 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California at the age of 80. He married Anna Marie Naegler, daughter of F. (Frederick?) Naegler and Rosena Lehman, on September 26, 1887 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. She was born on January 8, 1862 in Veldoeck, Ypres, Flandre-Occidentale and died on February 14, 1954 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California at the age of 92.

      Children of Emil Robert Gruener and Anna Marie Naegler:

      1. Arthur Edward Gruener (18911962)
      2. John W. Gruener (18941974)
      3. Ida Helene Gruener (18891985)
      4. Marie Gruener (18971983)
      5. Emil Gruener (18951984)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Arthur Edward Gruener, baker, son of Emil Robert Gruener and Anna Marie Naegler, was born on May 31, 1891 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan and died on August 18, 1962 in Torrance, California, USA at the age of 71. He married Margaret Dorothea Rauhut, daughter of Frederick Wilhelm Rauhut and Susan May Henderson, on February 26, 1913 in Bakersfield, Kern, California. She was born on February 23, 1893 in Virginia City, Storey, Nevada and died on February 17, 1952 in Santa Monica, California, USA at the age of 58.

      Children of Arthur Edward Gruener and Margaret Dorothea Rauhut:

      1. Leonard Frederick Gruener (1917)
      2. Edward Floyd Gruener (19141979)
    2. John W. Gruener, son of Emil Robert Gruener and Anna Marie Naegler, was born on June 30, 1894 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan and died on April 27, 1974 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California at the age of 79. He married Sarah Agnes Rodney before 1925. She was born on July 11, 1889 in Massachusetts, USA and died on May 24, 1972 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California at the age of 82.

    3. Ida Helene Gruener, daughter of Emil Robert Gruener and Anna Marie Naegler, was born on June 30, 1889 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan and died on February 28, 1985 in Harbor City, California, USA at the age of 95.

    4. Marie Gruener, daughter of Emil Robert Gruener and Anna Marie Naegler, was born on February 7, 1897 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan and died on February 2, 1983 in Corona, California, USA at the age of 85. She married John A. Macdonald on July 30, 1917 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada. He was born on October 26, 1893 and died on February 5, 1986 in Corona, California, USA at the age of 92.

    5. Emil Gruener, son of Emil Robert Gruener and Anna Marie Naegler, was born on September 12, 1895 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan and died in April 1984 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California at the age of 88. He married Laura Laud in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was born about 1876.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Leonard Frederick Gruener, retail Bread/Milk Sales, son of Arthur Edward Gruener and Margaret Dorothea Rauhut, was born on October 9, 1917 in 2602 Eye St., Bakersfield, Kern.

      Children of Leonard Frederick Gruener:

      1. Private
      2. Private
      3. Susan Marie Gruener (19641980)
      4. Private
      5. Private
    2. Edward Floyd Gruener, supervisior Carnation Company, son of Arthur Edward Gruener and Margaret Dorothea Rauhut, was born on February 15, 1914 in Bakersfield, Kern, California and died in February 1979 in Burbank, California, USA at the age of 64. He married Evelyn Louise Bufkin, daughter of Joe Bufkin and Grace Brennaman, on November 2, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was born on August 10, 1914 and died on June 11, 1991 in Burbank, California, USA at the age of 76.