Emma Schauffer

1878–27 June 1956 (Age 78)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Emma

Emma Schauffer was born in 1878, in Nebraska, United States. She married John S. Henson on 4 December 1900. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in West Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Stevens Creek Election Precinct, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died on 27 June 1956, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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John S. Henson
Emma Schauffer
Marriage: 4 December 1900
Dora M. Henson
John William S. Henson
Wilber A. Henson
Waldo Walter Henson

Spouse and Children

4 December 1900


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who made shovels or used one in his work, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schūfel ‘shovel’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Henson in household of John Henson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Henson in household of John Henson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Henson in household of John S Henson, "United States Census, 1920"

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