Emma Jarnagin

about 1877–
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Jarnagin was born about 1877, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Needham Jarnagin, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Susan Davis, was 33. She married Sam Manley in 1898, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. She lived in District 1, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880.

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Sam Manley
Emma Jarnagin
Marriage: 1898

Spouse and Children

    Sam Manley



Knox, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings



    William Robert ( Willie) Jarnagin



    Orlando Lee "Bud" Jarnigan




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World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 1

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Jernigan .

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

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  • Emma Jarnagin in household of Wm Jarnagin, "United States Census, 1880"

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