Melissa Elizabeth Wiygul

December 1843–4 May 1910 (Age 66)
Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Melissa Elizabeth

When Melissa Elizabeth Wiygul was born in December 1843, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Joseph Alfred Wiygul, was 45 and her mother, Nancy A. Mayfield, was 34. She married Pinckney Emerson on 10 November 1860. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Beat 3, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States in 1880. She died on 4 May 1910, in Mansfield, Scott, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Wister, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pinckney Emerson
1842–1913
Melissa Elizabeth Wiygul
1843–1910
Marriage: 10 November 1860
Thomas Alford Emerson
1865–1928
Nancy Maddillen Emerson
1866–1903
Leonitis Emmerson
1868–1890
Angelo Fairfield Emmerson
1870–1947
Mary Artelia Emmerson
1872–1908
James Ephraim Emmerson
1875–1950
Samantha Melverde Emerson
1878–
Elza Emerson
1879–1938
Pinkney Loransa Emerson
1881–1956
Dovey Emerson
1884–1884
Gille Elizabeth Emerson
1885–1928
Tranquillus Clifton Emerson
1887–1970
Claude Columbus Emmerson
1889–

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (7)

1846
Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861
Age 18
Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1861
Age 18
Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant, under Slavic influence, of German Weigel or Wiegel .

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

Possible Related Names

Weigel
Wiegel

Sources (7)

  • Milissa Wiggle in household of Alfred Wiggle, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Melissa E Wiggle in household of Alfred Wiggle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Melissa Emmerson in household of Pink Emmerson, "United States Census, 1870"

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