Emma Elizabeth Pence

Brief Life History of Emma Elizabeth

When Emma Elizabeth Pence was born on 13 February 1865, in Kearney, Clay, Missouri, United States, her father, William Henry Pence, was 39 and her mother, Dinitia Estes, was 26. She married Edward V Adkins on 5 September 1883, in Clay, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Liberty Township, Clay, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Liberty, Clay, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 28 March 1932, in Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Liberty Township, Clay, Missouri, United States.

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William Berry Hall
Emma Elizabeth Pence
Marriage: about 1895
Hugh Harry Hall

Sources (11)

  • Emma E Adkins in household of E V Adkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma E. Pence, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Emma E. Adkins Hall, "BillionGraves Index"

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1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.


Historical Boundaries: 1869: Clay, Missouri, United States


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Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Penz or Benz . Compare Hartpence .

English (Yorkshire, Cheshire and Staffordshire): nickname from Middle English pense, plural of peni ‘penny’. This surname is very rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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