Emma Wallin

1871–1958 (Age 87)
Polk, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Wallin was born on 21 January 1871, in Polk, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Madison Wallin, was 24 and her mother, Eglantine McClary, was 23. She married Isaac Filander Dewitt on 29 March 1885. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1900 and Elmo, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 22 February 1958, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in College Mound, Kaufman, Texas, United States.

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Emma Wallin
Isaac Filander Dewitt
Marriage: 29 March 1885
Maggie May Dewitt
Corbet Franklin Dewitt
Ruby Dewitt
Terrell Dewitt
Ivy Dewitt
Hettye Lee Dewitt
Greta Dewitt
Ruth DeWitt
Elsie Frances Dewitt
Emma Jeane Dewitt

Spouse & Children

29 March 1885
, McMinn, Tenessee


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 7

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 23

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Vallin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Emma Dewett in household of Isaac K Dewett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma W Dewitt in household of G F Dewitt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Dewitt in household of Ike F Dewitt, "United States Census, 1910"

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