Delbert H. Emmerson

July 1880–12 June 1929 (Age 48)
Edwards, Illinois, United States

The Life of Delbert H.

When Delbert H. Emmerson was born in July 1880, in Edwards, Illinois, United States, his father, Hugh L Emmerson, was 37 and his mother, Selina Bunting, was 36. He lived in Albion, Edwards, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Browns, Edwards, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 12 June 1929, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Washington, United States.

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Hugh L Emmerson
Selina Bunting
May Emmerson
Albert W. Emmerson
Rose Emmerson
Bradford L. Emmerson
Delbert H. Emmerson
Olive Emmerson

Parents and Siblings

    Hugh L Emmerson





    May Emmerson


    Albert W. Emmerson


    Rose Emmerson




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 16

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

English: variant spelling of Emerson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Delbert H Emmerson in household of Hugh L Emmerson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Delbert Emmerson in household of Hugh Emmerson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Delbert H. Emmerson, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

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