Emma Bousman

about 1876–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Bousman was born about 1876, in Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph M Bousman, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Virginia Bragg, was 29. She lived in Ashmore, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Joseph M Bousman
1850–1889
Hannah Virginia Bragg
1847–1891
Mary L Bousman
1870–
William Bousman
1874–
Emma Bousman
1876–
Bell Bousman
1878–
Eliza Ann Bowman
1872–1914
Leona Bousmann
1882–1947
Bousman
1882–
Josephine "Josie" Bausman
1885–1961
Leota Lottie Bousman
1885–1947
Bausman
1888–

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph M Bousman

    Male1850–1889Male

    Hannah Virginia Bragg

    Female1847–1891Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1870–Female

    Eliza Ann Bowman

    Female1872–1914Female

    William Bousman

    Male1874–Male

    Female1876–Female

    Female1878–Female

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 31

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Dutch:1. from Boso, a Germanic personal name derived from an element meaning ‘audacious’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived or worked in a wood ( see Bosch ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Emma Bowsman in household of Joseph Bowsman, "United States Census, 1880"

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