Emory Clinton Foote

Male16 November 1873–31 May 1950

Brief Life History of Emory Clinton

When Emory Clinton Foote was born on 16 November 1873, in Newtown Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Gideon Foote Jr., was 39 and his mother, Julia A Webb, was 33. He married Helen Wallace Lunger on 26 May 1906, in Johnson City, Broome, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Roaring Brook Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Union, Broome, New York, United States for about 35 years. He died on 31 May 1950, in Johnson City, Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Endicott, Union, Broome, New York, United States.

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Emory Clinton Foote
Helen Wallace Lunger
Marriage: 26 May 1906
Kenneth L. S. Foote
Fred Foote
Frances M. Foote
Donald A. Foote

Sources (16)

  • Emory Foote in household of Geoden Foote, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emery C Foote - birth: 16 November 1873; Newton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Emery C Foote, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    26 May 1906Johnson City, Broome, New York, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1878: Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 23

    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

    English and Scottish: from Middle English fot ‘foot’ (Old English fōt), sometimes translated in medieval documents by Latin cum pede ‘with the foot’. Probably a nickname for someone with a deformity of the foot or with large feet.

    English: occasionally perhaps from the rare Middle English personal name Fot, from Old Norse Fótr, originally a nickname with the same sense as 1 above.

    English: topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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

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