Almira Emery

March 1863–1926 (Age 62)
Maine, United States

The Life of Almira

When Almira Emery was born in March 1863, in Maine, United States, her father, John Emery Jr., was 23 and her mother, Cordelia Strickland, was 21. She married Abraham Lincoln Johnson Sr. on 10 March 1889, in Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1880 and Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1926, in Maine, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Lincoln Johnson Sr.
Almira Emery
Marriage: 10 March 1889
Della May Johnson
Adeline Louise Johnson
Abraham Lincoln Johnson Jr.
Hazel Ruth Johnson
Clarice A. Johnson

Spouse and Children

10 March 1889
Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Emery Jr.


    Cordelia Strickland




    Lovina Alice Emery



    Fred Emery


    Mary A Emery


World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English and French: from a Germanic personal name, Emaurri, composed of the elements amja ‘busy’, ‘industrious’ + rīc ‘power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans. There has been some confusion with Amory .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmira Emery in household of John Emery, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rufina Emery in household of John Emery, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elmira Johnson in household of A L Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"

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