Emily Margaret Hulsey

6 July 1862–5 July 1933 (Age 70)
Spring Place, Murray, Georgia, United States

The Life of Emily Margaret

When Emily Margaret Hulsey was born on 6 July 1862, in Spring Place, Murray, Georgia, United States, her father, Jefferson Parks Hulsey, was 32 and her mother, Sarah E. Haney, was 32. She married William Lazarus King on 19 January 1882, in Dennis, Putnam, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Ball Ground, Murray, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Taylor, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 July 1933, in Tye, Taylor, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lazarus King
Emily Margaret Hulsey
Marriage: 19 January 1882
Ella Vermell King
Sarah Ava Rilla King
William Jefferson King
Carrie Orene King
Myrtie Lou King
Rev John Perry King
Beulah Pearl King
Clarence Kansas King
Emma Maude King
Thomas Boyd King
Gertye Mae King
Elizabeth Rhae King
Rufus C. Burleson King
Edna Jewell King

Spouse and Children

19 January 1882
Dennis, Putnam, Georgia, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Jefferson Parks Hulsey


    Sarah E. Haney




    Pleasant Andrew Hulsey


    Malinda Hulsey



    John W Hulsey


    Hillard Smith Hulsey


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 3

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 19

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

Of English origin: unexplained. It may be a variant of Halsey . This is a very frequent name in GA, AL, and TX.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret E Hulsey in household of Jefferson P Hulsey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emmalyn M King in household of Will L King, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emily Hulseg in household of Jeffrson Hulseg, "United States Census, 1880"

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