Emily Runyan

1843–1905 (Age 62)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Emily

When Emily Runyan was born in 1843, in Ohio, United States, her father, David Runyan, was 46 and her mother, Sarah Cooper, was 37. She married John William Jenkins on 25 November 1869, in Columbiana, Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Yellow Creek Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Union Township, Worth, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1905, in Sheridan, Worth, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62.

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John William Jenkins
Emily Runyan
Marriage: 25 November 1869
William David Jenkins
Lewis P Jenkins
John Howard Jenkins
Lacy H Jenkins
Eva Louise Jenkins
Margaret Jenkins

Spouse and Children

    John William Jenkins



25 November 1869
Columbiana, Columbiana, Ohio, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 17

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Runyon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Emily Runyon in household of David Runyon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emily Runyan in household of Davd Runyan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emily Jenkins in household of John W Jenkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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