Emily Childs

Female24 January 1840–27 April 1921

Brief Life History of Emily

When Emily Childs was born on 24 January 1840, in Henry, Georgia, United States, her father, James William Childs, was 35 and her mother, Mary Denton, was 34. She married Francis William "Frank" McClendon on 1 March 1859, in Henry, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Carroll, Georgia, United States for about 20 years and Hulett, Carroll, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 April 1921, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Whitesburg, Carroll, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis William "Frank" McClendon
Emily Childs
Marriage: 1 March 1859
Mary McClendon
John McClendon
Georgia Virginia McClendon
Alya McLendon
Ettie Clark Mcclendon
James Clifton McLendon
William Henry McClendon
Celly Brice McClendon
Rilla McClendon

Sources (10)

  • Emily McLendon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emily Childs, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • McClendon, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1859Henry, Georgia, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 21

    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


    Age 23

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Child , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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