Emmet Edwin Archbold

25 December 1872–14 May 1964 (Age 91)
Jefferson Township, Wells, Indiana, United States

The Life of Emmet Edwin

When Emmet Edwin Archbold was born on 25 December 1872, in Jefferson Township, Wells, Indiana, United States, his father, John Archbold, was 29 and his mother, Harriet Elizabeth Kiser, was 28. He married Mary Etta Valentine on 30 August 1891, in Wells, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ossian, Jefferson Township, Wells, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 14 May 1964, in Uniondale, Rockcreek Township, Wells, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ossian, Jefferson Township, Wells, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emmet Edwin Archbold
Mary Etta Valentine
Marriage: 30 August 1891
Forrest Ray Archbold
Marvin Glen Archbold
John Edwin Archbold
George Merle Archibald
Rosa Belle Archbold
Hattie May Archbold
Lillian Archbold

Spouse and Children

30 August 1891
Wells, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of Scottish Archibald . This form of the name is especially common in Northumberland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emit E Archbold, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emit Archbald, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emet Archbold, "United States Census, 1920"

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