Emma Fanning

29 June 1842–

The Life of Emma

When Emma Fanning was born on 29 June 1842, her father, David Fanning, was 45 and her mother, Mary S Hoyt, was 41. She married Charles Samuel Barney on 13 May 1896, in San Francisco, California, United States. She lived in San Rafael Judicial Township, Marin, California, United States in 1900.

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Charles Samuel Barney
1841–1919
Emma Fanning
1842–
Marriage: 13 May 1896

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 May 1896
San Francisco, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · The California Gold Rush

Age 6

On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Fenning .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Barney in household of Charles Barney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma Barney in entry for Charles S Barney, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Emma Fanning, "California, San Francisco County Records, 1824-1997"

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