Emma L Markham

23 March 1842–5 October 1921 (Age 79)
Dayton, Cattaraugus, New York, United States

The Life of Emma L

When Emma L Markham was born on 23 March 1842, in Dayton, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, her father, Darius Markham, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Merrill, was 24. She married William Wallace Remington on 16 June 1861. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Red House, Red House, Cattaraugus, New York, United States for about 15 years. She died on 5 October 1921, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

William Wallace Remington
1839–1912
Emma L Markham
1842–1921
Marriage: 16 June 1861
Ida Adelia Remington
1862–1918
Norton Remington
1862–1864
George Remington
1865–1893
Frank Orange Remington
1868–1948
Newell Remington
1870–1870
Millie Blanche Remington
1874–1956
Delbert Remington
1876–1943
William W Remington
1891–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1861
children

(8)

    Female1862–1918Female

    Norton Remington

    Male1862–1864Male

    George Remington

    Male1865–1893Male

    Male1868–1948Male

    Newell Remington

    Male1870–1870Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Darius Markham

    Male1810–1888Male

    Mary Ann Merrill

    Female1817–1887Female

siblings

(10)

    Electa Markham

    Female1839–1890Female

    Ellen C. Markham

    Female1839–Female

    Ruth A Markham

    Female1841–1924Female

    Female1842–1921Female

    Matilda Markham

    Female1844–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 21

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, named in Old English as ‘homestead at a (district) boundary’, from mearc ‘boundary’ + hām ‘homestead’.2 Irish: English surname used as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó Marcacháin ‘descendant of Marcachán’, a diminutive of Marcach ( see Markey ). This is a Galway surname, which is sometimes ‘translated’ as Ryder .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Markham in household of Darius Markham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emma Markham in household of Darius Markham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ema S Remington in household of Walice W Remington, "New York State Census, 1905"

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