Frank Simpson Emery

Brief Life History of Frank Simpson

When Frank Simpson Emery was born on 22 December 1892, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Frank Emery, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Annie Simpson, was 26. He married Retta James Callister on 14 June 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1914. He died on 16 June 1957, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Simpson Emery
1892–1957
Retta James Callister
1892–1974
Marriage: 14 June 1916
Frank Callister Emery
1917–1917
Alfred Charles Emery
1919–2002
Gloria Elaine Emery
1923–2008

Sources (55)

  • Frank S Emery, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Frank Simpson Emery, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
  • Frank S. Emery, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the ancient Germanic personal name Amalric, composed of the elements Amal (a dynastic name among the Goths) + rīk ‘realm, power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans, developing into the Middle English personal name Amery, Emery (from Old French Amauri, Emaurri). Compare Amery , Amory , and 2 below.

French: from the Old French personal name Aimery, ancient Germanic Haimeric, from haim ‘home’+ rīc ‘power(ful)’. This may occasionally also be a derivation of the English surname (see 1 above). Compare Lemery .

Americanized form of German Hemmerich .

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

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