Emma Cora Showalters

Female18 June 1871–22 January 1952

Brief Life History 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 Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Hancock, Washington, Maryland, United States in 1950. 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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John Smith
Emma Cora Showalters
Marriage: 7 February 1894
Earl Smith
Levi Smith

Sources (12)

  • Emma E Smith, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Emma C. Showalter, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Emma C Smith, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1894Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (6)

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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 form of German Schowalter .

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

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