Emma Butzin (1900 - 1985)

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Emma Butzin
1900 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Emma Butzin was born on December 27, 1900. She died in January 1985 at 84 years old. We know that Emma Butzin had been residing in Alma, Gratiot County, Michigan 48801.


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Emma Butzin passed away in January 1985 at 84 years old. She was born on December 27, 1900. There is no information about Emma's family or relationships. We know that Emma Butzin had been residing in Alma, Gratiot County, Michigan 48801.
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In 1900, in the year that Emma Butzin was born, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1915, when she was just 15 years old, in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1937, at the age of 37 years old, Emma was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1976, she was 76 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1985, in the year of Emma Butzin's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Lucille Butzin
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Selma Butzin
Aug 18, 1904 - March 1976
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Barbara J Butzin
Jul 31, 1933 - Oct 14, 1998
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Orville F Butzin
Sep 5, 1928 - January 1993
Grace A Butzin
Aug 11, 1934 - Mar 27, 2005
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Albert A Butzin
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Saginaw, MI
Louis Butzin
Jan 7, 1912 - September 1986
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Leo R Butzin
Aug 17, 1916 - Jul 13, 2005
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Adolph Butzin
Jul 1, 1900 - October 1964
Edward Butzin
Jun 18, 1910 - March 1975
Saginaw, Michigan
Mcclellan Butzin
Jun 12, 1910 - October 1977
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Dale Butzin
Apr 16, 1921 - August 1986
Tawas City, Michigan
Roslyn E Butzin
Jul 15, 1924 - August 1995
East Tawas, MI
D M Butzin
May 20, 1936 - July 1999
Gary W Butzin
Jun 9, 1946 - Jul 17, 2008
Saginaw, MI
Carl F Butzin
Dec 26, 1923 - May 12, 2000
Belleville, MI
Nettie Butzin
Apr 8, 1891 - April 1974
Saginaw, Michigan

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