Emily Mae Hanley

Female10 August 1910–1 December 1983

Brief Life History of Emily Mae

When Emily Mae Hanley was born on 10 August 1910, in Cherokee, Kansas, United States, her father, Walter Hanley, was 22 and her mother, Jenette Jenkins, was 20. She married Leslie Herbert Scovell on 12 February 1949, in Benton, Arkansas, United States. She died on 1 December 1983, in Weir, Cherokee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 73.

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Leslie Herbert Scovell
Emily Mae Hanley
Marriage: 12 February 1949

Sources (6)

  • Emily Hanley in household of Joseph Hanley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hanley, "Kansas County Birth Records, 1885-1911"
  • Emily Maye Hanley, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1949Benton, Arkansas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 2

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

    Age 17

    The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.


    Age 21

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Conor, Declan, Donovan, Eamonn, John Patrick.

    Irish: shortened form of O'Hanley, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁinle ‘descendant of Áinle’, a personal name meaning ‘champion’. This is the name of a former ruling family in Connacht and is now common throughout southern Ireland.

    English: habitational name from any of the many places called Handley (Cheshire, Derbyshire, Dorset, Northamptonshire) or Hanley (Staffordshire, Worcestershire), named with Old English hēan, the weak dative form (originally used after a preposition and article) of hēah ‘high’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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