Emma Frances Graves

14 February 1851–16 November 1914 (Age 63)
Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emma Frances

When Emma Frances Graves was born on 14 February 1851, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Henry Graves, was 24 and her mother, Mary Christina Wright, was 21. She married James Alexander McConkey on 4 July 1879, in Nodaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Corning, Adams, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 16 November 1914, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Alexander McConkey
1849–1923
Emma Frances Graves
1851–1914
Marriage: 4 July 1879
Margaret McConkey
1880–1959
Thomas Henry McConkey
1882–1977
Effie Mae McConkey
1884–1916
Emit McConkey
1886–1886
Emma Jane McConkey
1886–1948
George B. McConkey
1889–1973
Harry McConkey
1895–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 July 1879
Nodaway, Missouri, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 17

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Grave 1.2 French: topographic name from the plural of Old French grave ‘gravel’ ( see Grave ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma F Mcconkey in household of J A Mcconkey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Mcconkey in household of James Mcconkey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma F Mc Conkey in household of James A Mc Conkey, "United States Census, 1880"

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