George Riley Emigh

Male13 February 1875–17 December 1944

Brief Life History of George Riley

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.

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George Riley Emigh
Frances Elvinia Martin
Marriage: 25 April 1899
Thomas Irvin Emigh
Frank Allen Emigh
Norene Emigh
Monroe Emigh
Elaine Emigh
Edward Emigh
Ermal Emigh
Noble Emigh
Maybelle Emigh

Sources (23)

  • George R Emigh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Riley Emigh - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Goerge Riley Emigh
  • G A Emigh, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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  • Marriage
    25 April 1899Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1876: Hutchinson, Texas, United States

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 19

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Emig . Compare Amick and Eighmey .

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

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