Emma Smith Walling

20 July 1842–15 August 1915 (Age 73)
Keyport, Hazlet Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Smith

When Emma Smith Walling was born on 20 July 1842, in Keyport, Hazlet Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, Warren Walling, was 28 and her mother, Lydia S Crawford, was 23. She married Richard Wesley McAllister on 21 March 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 9 daughters. She lived in Douglas, Otoe, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. In 1900, at the age of 57, her occupation is listed as age 57; married for 38 years; (husband is age: 75; married for 38 years); mother of 10 children; 7 children are still alive. in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died on 15 August 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Wesley McAllister
Emma Smith Walling
Marriage: 21 March 1863
Josephine Walling McAllister
Emma Walling McAllister
Lydia Emily Walling McAllister
Caroline Walling McAllister
Richard Wesley Walling McAllister
Rachel Angeline McAllister
Ellen Walling McAllister
Louise Walling McAllister
Lillian Walling McAllister
Sylvia Pearl McAllister

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 6
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German (Wälling): from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with walt ‘rule’.

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

    Sources (47)

    • Emma W Mc Callester in household of W Richard Mc Callester, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Emma Wallen in entry for Joseph Tall and Caroline Wallen Mccallister, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Emma in entry for Josephine Mcallister, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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