William Henry Emans Sr

14 February 1855–12 February 1932 (Age 76)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Emans Sr was born on 14 February 1855, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Andrew Emmons, was 34 and his mother, Mary A, was 21. He married Eliza Jane Welch on 16 November 1879, in Central Lake Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Echo Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Kearney Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 12 February 1932, in Bellaire, Antrim, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Southern Cemetery, Central Lake Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Emans Sr
Eliza Jane Welch
Marriage: 16 November 1879
Annie M Emans
Minnie May Emans
William Henry Emans Jr
Stephen Daniel Emans
Daniel S Emans
Lucy Isabelle Emans
Joseph Emans

Spouse and Children

16 November 1879
Central Lake Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States


    Annie M Emans


    Minnie May Emans


    William Henry Emans Jr


    Stephen Daniel Emans


    Daniel S Emans


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Emmons


    Mary A




World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 12

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 21

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; from documentary evidence, there appears to be from a medieval English female personal name, Ismaine or Ismenia.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Emens, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William H Emans, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William H Emans Sr., "United States Census, 1910"

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