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
1855–1932
Eliza Jane Welch
1863–1907
Marriage: 16 November 1879
Annie M Emans
1882–1900
Minnie May Emans
1884–1982
William Henry Emans Jr
1886–1978
Stephen Daniel Emans
1889–1964
Daniel S Emans
1890–
Lucy Isabelle Emans
1895–1987
Joseph Emans
1904–

Spouse and Children

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

(7)

    Annie M Emans

    Female1882–1900Female

    Minnie May Emans

    Female1884–1982Female

    William Henry Emans Jr

    Male1886–1978Male

    Stephen Daniel Emans

    Male1889–1964Male

    Daniel S Emans

    Male1890–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Emmons

    Male1821–1906Male

    Mary A

    Female1834–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1863

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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