Emma Jennette Beebe

1 January 1847–9 October 1915 (Age 68)
Keeney, Cuyler, Cortland, New York, United States

The Life of Emma Jennette

When Emma Jennette Beebe was born on 1 January 1847, in Keeney, Cuyler, Cortland, New York, United States, her father, Arba Beebe, was 22 and her mother, Lucinda P Babcock, was 19. She married Jonathan Wykoff on 27 January 1869, in Onondaga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Onondaga, Onondaga, New York, United States for about 5 years and Onondaga, New York, United States in 1900. She died on 9 October 1915, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Navarino, Onondaga, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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Jonathan Wykoff
Emma Jennette Beebe
Marriage: 27 January 1869
Helen Adell Wyckoff
Effie Rebekah Wyckoff

Spouse and Children

27 January 1869
Onondaga, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 16

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

Age 16

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.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): probably a variant of Beeby .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma I Wyckoff in household of John Wyckoff, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Emily Beebee in household of Arba Beebee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emma J Beebe in household of Arba Beebe, "New York State Census, 1865"

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