When George Riley Emigh was born on 13 February 1875, in Des Moines Township, Boone, Iowa, United States, his father, Edward Burgess Emigh, was 32 and his mother, Sophronia "Fronie" Hull, was 24. He married Frances Elvinia Martin on 25 April 1899, in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Blue Springs, Gage, Nebraska, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 2, Hutchinson, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 17 December 1944, in Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Collinsville, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.
Americanized form of German Emig . Compare Amick and Eighmey .