Almira Emmons

Brief Life History of Almira

When Almira Emmons was born on 10 October 1811, in Brewerton, Cicero, Onondaga, New York, United States, her father, Isaac Emmons, was 22 and her mother, Judith Loomis, was 21. She married Frederick A. Davies on 20 March 1829, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Hammond, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1850 and Bradford, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died on 10 July 1860, in Lake Geneva, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States.

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Frederick A. Davies
Almira Emmons
Marriage: 20 March 1829
Louisa Davies
Charles F. Davies
Esther Davies
Eliza M. Davies
Almira E. Davies
Alma Davies

Sources (4)

  • Abbey Davis in household of Frederick Davis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Almira Emmons in entry for James M. Whitaker and Alma Davies, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • A Davis in household of F A Davis, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1812 · War of 1812

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: variant either of Hemmings , Edmonds (see especially Edmond 2), or Emans .

Altered form of French Émond (see Emond ).

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

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