Emma Cosby

Femaleabout 1863–1932

Brief Life History of Emma

When Emma Cosby was born about 1863, in Highbury, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Cosby, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Ann Jaggs, was 33. She married Joseph Howell on 19 April 1885. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Edmonton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died in 1932, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Howell
Emma Cosby
about 1863–1932
Marriage: 19 April 1885
Sidney J Howell
about 1887–
Edith E Howell
about 1897–
Jessie Lilian Howell

Sources (6)

  • Emma Howell in household of Joseph Howell, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emma Cosby - Church record: birth-name: Emma Cosby
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emma Cosby - Government record: death:

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 April 1885
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 17

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 21

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 41

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire named Cosby, from an Old English personal name Cossa + Old Norse býr ‘farm, settlement’.

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

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