Emory Addison Willbur

23 August 1850–29 December 1926 (Age 76)
Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life of Emory Addison

When Emory Addison Willbur was born on 23 August 1850, in Calhoun, Michigan, United States, his father, Edwin Willbur, was 42 and his mother, Eunice S. Tripp, was 40. He married Anna E. Dawn on 4 July 1872, in Union City, Branch, Michigan, United States. He lived in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States for about 30 years and Pennfield, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 29 December 1926, in Pennfield Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emory Addison Willbur
Cornelia Abbott
Marriage: 3 January 1877
Ernest Emory Willbur
Mabel D Wilbur

Spouse and Children

3 January 1877
Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 4

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wilburn .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Emery Wilber in household of Simon Wilber, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emory A Wilbur, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emory Willbur, "United States Census, 1920"

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