Emma Browning

1877–7 November 1967 (Age 90)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Browning was born in 1877, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Clifton Browning, was 28 and her mother, Mary E Rickman, was 27. She had at least 1 son with Ed Knowles. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Van Zandt, Texas, United States for about 15 years and Justice Precinct 1, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 7 November 1967, in Grapevine, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 90.

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Andrew Cornelius Foster
Emma Browning
L C Foster
Milton H. Foster

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World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 1

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 24

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old English personal name Brūning, originally a patronymic from the byname Brūn ( see Brown ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma H Foster in household of Andrew C Foster, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emmer Foster in household of Andrew Foster, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emmerly Knowles in household of Thomas C Browning, "United States Census, 1910"

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