Emma Van Dette

Brief Life History of Emma

When Emma Van Dette was born on 10 June 1861, in Canada, her father, Moses VanDette, was 26 and her mother, Fannie Guley, was 21. She lived in Emerald Township, Paulding, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 18 June 1927, in Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States.

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Moses VanDette
Fannie Guley
Emma Van Dette
Moses Godfrey VanDette
Mary Ann Vandet
Alexander Vandette

Sources (4)

  • Emma Beaubien in household of Mosas Vandette, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma Beaubrien, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Emma Beaubien in entry for Florilda Chevrette, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

World Events (8)


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


British Columbia joins the confederation.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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