Emily Derr

Brief Life History of Emily

When Emily Derr was born on 18 October 1878, in Columbia, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Derr, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Catharine Fisher, was 26. She married J Harry Price on 19 May 1904. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 25 February 1935, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Columbia, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

J Harry Price
1880–1955
Emily Derr
1878–1935
Marriage: 19 May 1904
Thelma L Price
1906–1981
Kathryn M Price
1909–2004

Sources (8)

  • Emily Price in household of J Harry Price, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emily Derr, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Emily Derr Price, "BillionGraves Index"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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

South German and East German: nickname for a thin person, a variant of Dürr (see Durr ).

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

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