Emma "Emmer" McPherson

September 1876–1913 (Age 36)
Jasper, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Emma "Emmer"

When Emma "Emmer" McPherson was born in September 1876, in Jasper, Mississippi, United States, her father, William Wesley McPherson, was 49 and her mother, Martha Jane Moulds, was 32. She married William Theodore Ulmer in 1893, in Jasper, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Beat 1, Jasper, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1913, in Jasper, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Jasper, Mississippi, United States.

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William Theodore Ulmer
Emma "Emmer" McPherson
Marriage: 1893
Lola Mae Ulmer
William H Ulmer
Agnes Emma Ulmer
Lomack David "Dave" Ulmer
Judson Ulmer
Belle Ulmer
Martha Ulmer
Eloise Ulmer
Robert Wit Ulmer
Lelia D. Ulmer

Spouse and Children

Jasper, Mississippi, United States



    William H Ulmer


    Agnes Emma Ulmer


    Lomack David "Dave" Ulmer


    Judson Ulmer


+5 More Children

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World Events (8)

1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 1

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 14

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain ‘son of the parson’ ( see Parsons ). This is the surname of various ecclesiastical families in Aberdeenshire and Argyll; it is also established in northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Vlmer in household of William T Vlmer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Ulmer in household of William Ulmer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma F Mcpherson in household of William W Mcpherson, "United States Census, 1880"

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