Emma Jane Calhoun

29 October 1873–24 December 1948 (Age 75)
Grant, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Calhoun was born on 29 October 1873, in Grant, Louisiana, United States, her father, John Caldwell Calhoun, was 41 and her mother, Louisa Caroline Sholars, was 31. She married Mitchell L. O'Neal on 28 March 1889, in Grant, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Ward Five, Winn, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Ward Seven, Grant, Louisiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 December 1948, in Verda, Grant, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mars Hill Cemetery, Atlanta, Winn, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willie Hunter Dixon
Emma Jane Calhoun
Marriage: about 1904
Milton Lenair Dixon
Herd Vrill Dixon
Irma Dixon
Jasmine Dixon
Merrett A. Dixon

Spouse and Children

about 1904
Louisiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Scottish Colquhoun .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Dixon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma Dixon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs. Emma Dixon, "United States Census, 1920"

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