Henry Harrison Emery

Male3 April 1852–12 July 1915

Brief Life History of Henry Harrison

When Henry Harrison Emery was born on 3 April 1852, in North Washington, Washington Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Emery, was 40 and his mother, Catherine Jane Pisor, was 34. He married Sarah Laura Wood on 27 October 1897, in Oil City, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 12 July 1915, in Washington Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in North Washington, Washington Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Henry Harrison Emery
Sarah Laura Wood
Marriage: 27 October 1897
Harold Clifford Emery
James Walter Emery
Ella Mae Emery
Mildred M. Emery
Raymond R Emery
Chester Arthur Emery
Russel Deloss Emery
Mabel E Emery
Ruth Geraldine Emery
Leland Edwin Emery

Sources (10)

  • Henry H Emery in household of Peter Emery, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry H. Emery, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Henry H Emery in entry for Mrs Mabel E Denton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1897Oil City, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 11

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

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 11

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 18

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the ancient Germanic personal name Amalric, composed of the elements Amal (a dynastic name among the Goths) + rīk ‘realm, power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans, developing into the Middle English personal name Amery, Emery (from Old French Amauri, Emaurri). Compare Amery , Amory , and 2 below.

    French: from the Old French personal name Aimery, ancient Germanic Haimeric, from haim ‘home’+ rīc ‘power(ful)’. This may occasionally also be a derivation of the English surname (see 1 above). Compare Lemery .

    Americanized form of German Hemmerich .

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

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