Emma Louisa Ashby

1876–1952 (Age 75)
Holden, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Emma Louisa

When Emma Louisa Ashby was born on 9 October 1876, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, her father, William Hardin Ashby, was 37 and her mother, Nancy Maria Badger, was 30. She married Simeon Thomas Stephenson on 15 December 1897, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Millard, Utah, United States in 1935 and Holden Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 5 July 1952, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Holden Cemetery, Holden, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Emma Louisa Ashby
Simeon Thomas Stephenson
Marriage: 15 December 1897
Edwin Ross Stephenson
Mark Stephenson
Allen Stephenson
Blake Stephenson
Mabel Stephenson
Beatrice Stephenson
Irene Stephenson
Thomas Ashby Stephenson
Donna Stephenson

Spouse & Children

15 December 1897
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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 6

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 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

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

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Simeon (Sim) Thomas Stephenson 1873-1965

SIMEON (SIM) THOMAS STEPHENSON 1873-1965 Son of Simeon and Rachel Leticia Stevens Stephenson Father of Beatrice Stephenson McConkie Written by Sarah McConkie Harris Sources: Writings of Allen Stephe …

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Sources (3)

  • Emma L. Stevenson in household of Simeon Stevenson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma Stephensen in household of Simeon T Stephensen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma L Ashby in household of William H Ashby, "United States Census, 1880"

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