Jessie Emery

Brief Life History of Jessie

When Jessie Emery was born in 1885, in Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, John McKenzie Emery, was 31 and her mother, Annie Elliott, was 27. She married Frederick Seymour Bingham in 1909, in Pictou, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Pictou, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America for about 10 years. She died on 9 March 1970, in Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 85, and was buried in St Bees Cemetery, Westville, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Seymour Bingham
1876–1914
Jessie Emery
1885–1970
Marriage: 1909
Fred Bingham
1910–
John William Bingham
1912–1955

Sources (6)

  • Jessie Emery in household of John Emery, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Jessie Emery, "Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949"
  • Jessie Emery in entry for Fredirick Seymour Bingham, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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World Events (4)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the ancient Germanic personal name Amalric, composed of the elements Amal (a dynastic name among the Goths) + rīk ‘realm, power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans, developing into the Middle English personal name Amery, Emery (from Old French Amauri, Emaurri). Compare Amery , Amory , and 2 below.

French: from the Old French personal name Aimery, ancient Germanic Haimeric, from haim ‘home’+ rīc ‘power(ful)’. This may occasionally also be a derivation of the English surname (see 1 above). Compare Lemery .

Americanized form of German Hemmerich .

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

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