Emma Sophia Bartlett

2 February 1851–1929 (Age 77)
Shutesbury, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Emma Sophia

When Emma Sophia Bartlett was born on 2 February 1851, in Shutesbury, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Lemuel Bartlett, was 38 and her mother, Sophia Drury, was 36. She married David Franum Sprague on 31 May 1889, in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1929, at the age of 78.

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David Franum Sprague
Emma Sophia Bartlett
Marriage: 31 May 1889

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31 May 1889
Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 12

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Bartlet, a pet form of Bartholomew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma S Sprague in household of David B Sprague, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma F Sprague in household of David F Sprague, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma S Bartlett in household of Lemual Bartlett, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"

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