Emily Melissa Nokes

Female1827–9 August 1907

Brief Life History 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 17 May 1843, in Brown, 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 for about 20 years. She died on 9 August 1907, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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Sidney Clark Raymond
Emily Melissa Nokes
Marriage: 17 May 1843
Elnora Raymond
Mary Elizabeth Raymond
Minerva Raymond
Martha Raymond
Emma Jane Raymond
Sarah Raymond
Sidney Clark Raymond
Margaret R. Raymond

Sources (19)

  • Emily M Raymond in household of Sidney Raymond, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emily Melissa Nokes - Published information: birth-name: Emily Melissa Nokes
  • Emily A Nokes, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1843Brown, Illinois, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    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.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1831: Cook, Illinois, United States [Spreads across Cook and DuPage counties]

    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 Nock with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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