Martha Frances Emmalou Trice

10 June 1858–1 April 1943 (Age 84)
Gower, Clinton, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Frances Emmalou

When Martha Frances Emmalou Trice was born on 10 June 1858, in Gower, Clinton, Missouri, United States, her father, Reverend Samuel Spencer Trice, was 47 and her mother, Frances Elizabeth "Fanny Ellen" Minor, was 30. She married John William Corrington on 7 March 1882, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Gower, Atchison Township, Clinton, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. She died on 1 April 1943, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Antioch Cemetery, Atchison Township, Clinton, Missouri, United States.

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John William Corrington
Martha Frances Emmalou Trice
Marriage: 7 March 1882
Mary Ellen Corington
Beulah Corington
William Tandy Corington
Christine Corrington
Catherine 'Katie' Frances Corington

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World Events (8)

Age 2
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
Age 11
The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles
Age 24
Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 

Name Meaning

1 English (Kent): perhaps a variant of Treece .2 Altered spelling of German Treis, a topographic name for someone who lived by or owned an uncultivated piece of land used as pasture, from Middle Low German drīsch ‘fallow land’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word (in Hessian dialect treis), in Hesse or on the Mosel river. Alternatively, in some instances it may be from a short form of the personal name Andreas ( see Andrew ).

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

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Sources (8)

  • Mattie Corington in household of Catherine Grayson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mattie Corrington in household of Mary E Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mattie L Corrington, "United States Census, 1900"

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