Emily Melissa Nokes

1827–1907 (Age 80)
Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Emily Melissa

When Emily Melissa Nokes was born in 1827, in Franklin, Vermont, United States, her father, John Nokes, was 18 and her mother, Hannah Twombly, was 16. She married Sidney Clark Raymond on 21 May 1843, in Brown Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Brown, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Lee Township, Brown, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 9 August 1907, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80.

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Sidney Clark Raymond
Emily Melissa Nokes
Marriage: 21 May 1843
Elenor Raymond
Mary Elizabeth Raymond
Minerva Raymond
Martha Raymond
Emma Jane Raymond
Sarah Raymond
Sidney Clark Raymond
Margaret R. Raymond

Spouse and Children

    Sidney Clark Raymond



21 May 1843
Brown Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1833 · The Town of Chicago is Founded

Age 6

Chicago became an incorporated town after the Potawatomi Native Americans and the United States Government signed the Treaty of Chicago. The name comes from the indigenous word shikaakwa meaning onion, or something similar, because of the wild garlic that grew abundantly in the area.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade

Age 21

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and is open 22 hours per day . 

Name Meaning

English: variant of spelling Noakes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Raymond in household of S C Raymond, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emily Raymond in household of Sidney C Raymond, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emily Raymond in household of Sydney Raymond, "United States Census, 1880"

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