Emily Graham Bean

18 July 1851–
Glover, Orleans, Vermont, United States

The Life of Emily Graham

When Emily Graham Bean was born on 18 July 1851, in Glover, Orleans, Vermont, United States, her father, Amos Phelps Bean, was 44 and her mother, Phila Evans Sartwell, was 34. She married George Stephen Whitney on 17 April 1870, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

George Stephen Whitney
1846–1924
Emily Graham Bean
1851–
Marriage: 17 April 1870
Charles Hayden Whitney
1871–1936
Cora B. Whitney
1879–1888

Spouse and Children

    George Stephen Whitney

    Male1846–1924Male

    Female1851–Female

MARRIAGE
17 April 1870
Vermont, United States
children

(2)

    Charles Hayden Whitney

    Male1871–1936Male

    Cora B. Whitney

    Female1879–1888Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Eliza Miranda Bean

    Female1835–1914Female

    Elvira Sartwell Bean

    Female1837–1911Female

    Andrew Jackson Bean

    Male1838–1926Male

    Martin Van Buren Bean

    Male1839–1924Male

    Harriet L. Bean

    Female1842–1918Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 13

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 31

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of beans, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular). Occasionally it may have been applied as a nickname for a someone considered of little importance.2 English: nickname for a pleasant person, from Middle English bēne ‘friendly’, ‘amiable’ (of unknown origin; there is apparently no connection with Bain or Bon ).3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Beathán, a diminutive of beatha ‘life’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily G Whitney in household of George S Whitney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emily G Whitney in household of George S Whitney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emily G Whitney in household of George S Whitney, "United States Census, 1880"

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