Emma Sumners

7 May 1865–18 November 1884 (Age 19)
Gibson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Sumners was born on 7 May 1865, in Gibson, Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph M. Sumners, was 37 and her mother, Minerva Montgomery, was 36. She died on 18 November 1884, in her hometown, at the age of 19.

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Joseph M. Sumners
Minerva Montgomery
Mary E. Sumners
Thomas Sumners
Louisa Sumners
John Sumners
Oscar Sumners
Emma Sumners

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 7

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: variant or patronymic form of Sumner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Sumners in household of Minerva Sumners, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma Sumners in household of Menerva Sumners, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emma Sumners, "Find A Grave Index"

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