Nettie Fay Emerson

13 September 1898–11 November 1956 (Age 58)
Alma, Catron, New Mexico, United States

The Life Summary of Nettie Fay

When Nettie Fay Emerson was born on 13 September 1898, in Alma, Catron, New Mexico, United States, her father, Albert James Emerson, was 26 and her mother, Louisa Elizabeth Jackson, was 28. She married William Earl Morgan in 1916, in Alma, Catron, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Alma, Socorro, New Mexico, United States in 1910. She died on 11 November 1956, at the age of 58.

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William Earl Morgan
Nettie Fay Emerson
Marriage: 1916
Earl James Morgan
Teddy Joe Morgan

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  • Marriage
    1916Alma, Catron, New Mexico, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    Age 14
    New Mexico is the 47th state.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 18
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Emery’, or possibly a variant of Emmeson, from the Middle English personal name Emmott + -son, with later shortening of the first element (see Emmett ). See Emery and compare Empson .History: The poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82) was born in Boston of a line on his father's side that can be traced back through preachers to the first colonial generation. The name Emerson was brought over from England independently by various other people, including a Thomas Emerson who settled at Ipswich, MA, c. 1636.

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

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    • Nettie F Emerson in household of Albert J Emerson, "United States Census, 1910"

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