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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James Alexander McConkey
Emma Frances Graves
Marriage: 4 July 1879
Margaret McConkey
Thomas Henry McConkey
Effie Mae McConkey
Emit McConkey
Emma Jane McConkey
George B. McConkey
Harry McConkey

Spouse and Children

4 July 1879
Nodaway, Missouri, United States


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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.

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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