Emily Beulah Arnold

Female6 July 1812–3 February 1893

Brief Life History of Emily Beulah

When Emily Beulah Arnold was born on 6 July 1812, in Fairfield, Herkimer, New York, United States, her father, Nathan Arnold, was 50 and her mother, Irene Hathaway, was 44. She married Joseph Willmarth on 20 March 1834, in Fairfield, Herkimer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Exeter, Otsego, New York, United States for about 30 years. She died on 3 February 1893, in Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Saint Lukes Cemetery, Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Willmarth
Emily Beulah Arnold
Marriage: 20 March 1834
Celestia Caroline Willmarth
Gertrude Maria Willmarth
Emily Adelia Willmarth
Adelaide Sarah Willmarth
Alice Mary Willmarth

Sources (7)

  • Emily Wilmuth in household of Joseph Wilmuth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • B Emily Wilmot in household of Joseph Wilmot, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emily Beulah Arnold Willmarth, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    20 March 1834Fairfield, Herkimer, New York, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 7

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 15

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 24

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, German, Dutch, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Arnwald (Middle English Arnold, Old French Arnaut), composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule, power’. This name was introduced to Britain by the Normans.

    English: habitational name from either of two places called Arnold in Nottinghamshire and East Yorkshire, from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + halh ‘nook’.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name (see 1 above), at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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