Emma Viola Boyles

11 July 1860–1 February 1932 (Age 71)
Amesville, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life of Emma Viola

When Emma Viola Boyles was born on 11 July 1860, in Amesville, Athens, Ohio, United States, her father, Absalom Jacob Boyles, was 43 and her mother, Lucinda Almira Owen, was 28. She married William E Struble on 28 February 1889, in Mercer, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 1 February 1932, in Duncan Township, Mercer, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Perryton Township, Mercer, Illinois, United States.

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William E Struble
Emma Viola Boyles
Marriage: 28 February 1889
Oscar Leroy Struble
Cecile Elizabeth Struble
Addie Struble
Maynard Allen Struble
Henry Absalom Struble

Spouse and Children

    William E Struble



28 February 1889
Mercer, Illinois, United States



    Cecile Elizabeth Struble


    Addie Struble


    Maynard Allen Struble


    Henry Absalom Struble


Parents and Siblings

    Absalom Jacob Boyles


    Lucinda Almira Owen




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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 1

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

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

Irish: variant of Boyle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma M Struble in household of William Struble, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma V Struble in household of Wm Struble, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Struble in household of William E Struble, "United States Census, 1900"

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