| Wilhemina Emma Mumme was the second child of Carl Theodore Mumme and Elise Ernst. Emma was born near New Braunfels, Texas on August 28, 1858. She was christened Jun 19, 1862 by Rev. Gustaves Elley at the First Methodist Church there. Emma died September 25, 1936.|
Emma's mother died when she was seven years old. Emma remembered that all of the family gathered by the bedside and they all sang a pretty song with her mother just before she died.
Gottfried Lange and Emma eloped December 23, 1878. They lived the first years of their married life on a farm at Albert, Texas, in Gillespie County. In the early 1900's they sold this farm and moved to San Antonio. Here, they owed and operated a chicken farm.
After their retirement, they bought a home in Harper, Texas, where they spent their remaining years.
Gottfried and Emma celebrated their golden wedding anniversary a short time before his death.