Emma Fanning

Female29 June 1842–

Brief Life History of Emma

When Emma Fanning was born on 29 June 1842, her father, David Fanning, was 45 and her mother, Mary Langford 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
Emma Fanning
Marriage: 13 May 1896

Sources (5)

  • 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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 May 1896San Francisco, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Marin, California, United States

    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 .

    Irish: from Ó Fionnáin ‘descendant of Fionnán’, a diminutive of Finn (see Fannin ). It is also a variant of the name of a Norman family in Munster, otherwise called Panin (a diminutive of Pagan ), Gaelicized as Fainín. The family was located at Fanningstown, formerly Ballyfanning, Limerick. Compare Fagan 2.

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

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