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.
English: habitational name from Markham Clinton or East Markham (Nottinghamshire). The placename derives from Old English mearc ‘mark, boundary’ + hām ‘village, homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’.
Irish: English surname used as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó Marcacháin ‘descendant of Marcachán’, a diminutive of Marcach ‘horseman, rider’ (see Markey ). This was originally a Galway surname but is now found mainly in Clare, sometimes translated into English as Ryder .
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