Emma Lovinia Berry

29 October 1881–2 August 1963 (Age 81)
Iron, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Emma Lovinia

When Emma Lovinia Berry was born on 29 October 1881, in Iron, Utah Territory, United States, her father, William Shanks Berry, was 43 and her mother, Lovinia Nicholson Sylvester, was 27. She married Ephraim Jarvis Webb on 21 May 1903, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Washington, Utah, United States in 1935 and United States in 1940. She died on 2 August 1963, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hurricane, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Jarvis Webb
Emma Lovinia Berry
Marriage: 21 May 1903
Phyllis Lovinia Webb
Delilah Webb
Jessie Webb
Amelia Webb
Max Berry Webb
Helen Webb
Mark William Webb

Spouse and Children

21 May 1903
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 15

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Galway and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Béara or Ó Beargha ( see Barry 1).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Barrie .3 English: habitational name from any of several places named with Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified manor house’, ‘stronghold’, such as Berry in Devon or Bury in Cambridgeshire, Greater Manchester, Suffolk, and West Sussex.

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

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MIFFLIN LEONARD PALMER, by Edna Palmer Holt, Granddaughter

MIFFLIN LEONARD PALMER Mifflin Leonard Palmer was one of seven sons born June 21, 1813 to Joseph Palmer and Esther Leonard of Chester County, PA. He was of a quiet and contented disposition bein …

Sources (3)

  • Emma L Berry Webb in household of Ephraim J Webb, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Emma Berry Webb in household of Ephraim J Webb, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Emma Lovinia Berry Webb, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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