Emma Blanche Fawcett

22 May 1893–14 November 1966 (Age 73)
Syracuse, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life of Emma Blanche

When Emma Blanche Fawcett was born on 22 May 1893, in Syracuse, Davis, Utah, United States, her father, Samuel Henry Fawcett, was 45 and her mother, Charlotte Eagle, was 39. She married John Florence Packard on 1 November 1916, in Mendocino, California, United States. She lived in Corning, Tehama, California, United States in 1910 and Judicial Township 15, Contra Costa, California, United States in 1940. She died on 14 November 1966, in Richmond, Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Concord, Contra Costa, California, United States.

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John Florence Packard
Emma Blanche Fawcett
Marriage: 1 November 1916

Spouse and Children

1 November 1916
Mendocino, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from Fawcett in Cumbria or Facit in Lancashire, both named from Old English fāh ‘(brightly) colored’ + sīde ‘slope’, ‘hillside’. A further possible source, Forcett in North Yorkshire, is named from Old English ford ‘ford’ + set ‘animal fold’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanche Harmon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mimie B Packard in household of Peter Gengler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma B. Fawcett in household of Samuel Fawcett, "Canada Census, 1901"

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