Emma Cora Showalters

18 June 1871–22 January 1952 (Age 80)
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emma Cora

When Emma Cora Showalters was born on 18 June 1871, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Showalter, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Karns, was 33. She married John Smith on 7 February 1894, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Brush Creek Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 January 1952, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mattie, East Providence Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Smith
Emma Cora Showalters
Marriage: 7 February 1894
Earl Smith
Elmer Smith
Levi Smith

Spouse and Children

7 February 1894
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States


    Earl Smith


    Elmer Smith


    Levi Smith


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 6

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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

Americanized spelling of German Schowalter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ema C Showalters in household of Jacob Showalters, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma C Smith in household of John Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma C Smith in household of John Smith, "United States Census, 1910"

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