Emma Jane Yale

26 April 1857–2 September 1930 (Age 73)
Durham, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Yale was born on 26 April 1857, in Durham, Quebec, Canada, her father, James Yale, was 31 and her mother, Jane McLaughlin, was 20. She married James Shipp Waggener Jr. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in L'Avenir, Drummond, Quebec, Canada in 1871 and Kingsey Falls, Drummond, Quebec, Canada in 1881. She died on 2 September 1930, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Shipp Waggener Jr
1859–1933
Emma Jane Yale
1857–1930
Marriage:
Bessie Waggener
1884–1967
Juanita Waggener
1887–1887
Norine W Waggener
1889–
Verner Claire Waggener
1892–
Pauline Helen Waggener
1899–1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

(5)

    Female1884–1967Female

    Juanita Waggener

    Female1887–1887Female

    Norine W Waggener

    Female1889–Female

    Verner Claire Waggener

    Male1892–Male

    Female1899–1923Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Yale

    Male1825–1906Male

    Jane McLaughlin

    Female1836–1922Female

siblings

(9)

    Lucinda Mary Yale

    Female1855–1895Female

    Female1857–1930Female

    Augusta Etta Yale

    Female1861–1942Female

    Letita L Yale

    Female1863–1864Female

    Ellsworth E Yale

    Male1865–1869Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name for someone who lived in the commote of Iâl (near Wrexham in northeastern Wales), named with Welsh iâl ‘fertile or arable upland’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Emma Yale in household of James Yale, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Emma Y Waggener in household of James Waggener, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma J Waggener in household of James Waggener Jr., "United States Census, 1910"

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