Emily Tew

18 August 1847–25 June 1920 (Age 72)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emily

When Emily Tew was born on 18 August 1847, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Tew Sr, was 43 and her mother, Hannah Smith, was 36. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 25 June 1920, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Tew Sr
Hannah Smith
Thomas Tew Jr.
Ann Tew
Sarah Margaret Tew
William Tew
Samuel Henry Tew
Emma Tew
Hannah Tew
Emily Tew
Eliza Rebecca Tew
Mary Ann Tew
Ellen Amelia Tew

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 7
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
Age 16
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 20
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Welsh: nickname for a fat man, from tew ‘plump’.English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire (Great, Little and Duns Tew), named with an Old English tīewe ‘row, lengthy object’, referring to the ridge on which these places are situated, or from tīwe ‘meeting place, court’. The surname has been established in Ireland since the 16th century.Chinese: Teochew, Hokkien, and Taiwanese form of the surnames 張 (see Zhang 1) and 趙 (see Zhao 1).

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

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Sources (32)

  • Emily Tew in household of Thomas Tew, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Emily Tew, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Emily Tew, "United States Census, 1910"

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