Emma Florence Wright

1872–1956 (Age 84)
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Emma Florence

When Emma Florence Wright was born in 1872, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Charles Wright, was 51 and her mother, Jane Mc Inelly, was 25. She married Frank Spear Morse on 15 September 1908, in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States for about 28 years. She died on 30 May 1956, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Spear Morse
1875–1937
Emma Florence Wright
1872–1956
Marriage: 15 September 1908
Mary Elizabeth Morse
1909–
Frank H Morse
1912–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1908
Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States
children

(2)

    Mary Elizabeth Morse

    Female1909–Female

    Male1912–1982Male

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 8

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

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  • Emma W Morse in household of Frank S Morse, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma W Morse in household of Frank S Morse, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma W Morse in household of Frank S Morse, "United States Census, 1930"

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