Martha Frances Emmalou Trice

Female10 June 1858–1 April 1943

Brief Life History 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 Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1910 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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (9)

  • Emma Corrington in household of Alex D Vories, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mattie Trice, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Mattie Corington in household of Catherine Grayson, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1882Buchanan, Missouri, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

    Age 9

    The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 

    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

    English (Kent): unexplained.

    Probably also an altered form of German Treis .

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

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