Emma Newland Wiscombe

22 April 1873–28 September 1933 (Age 60)
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Emma Newland

When Emma Newland Wiscombe was born on 22 April 1873, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, William Fleet Wiscombe, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Newland, was 20. She married Albert Hyrum Walsh on 25 October 1893. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 28 September 1933, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Hyrum Walsh
Emma Newland Wiscombe
Marriage: 25 October 1893
Albert Oliver Walsh
Louise Walsh
George Wiscombe Walsh

Spouse and Children

25 October 1893


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from a former place whose name survives in the name of Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Devon.

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

Story Highlight

Louise Walsh Spiker Life Story

As I try to remember my early days, the first thing that comes to my mind is my Mother's gift of staying in bed most of the nine months to have me. She had many miscarriages. Ten years after my brot …

Sources (3)

  • Emma Wiscomb in household of Wm F Wiscomb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma N Walsh in household of Albert H Walsh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma N Walsh in household of Albert H Walsh, "United States Census, 1920"

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