Emma Loretta Schoonmaker

1 January 1859–31 December 1946 (Age 87)
Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Emma Loretta

When Emma Loretta Schoonmaker was born on 1 January 1859, in Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Peter Post Schoonmaker, was 48 and her mother, Rachel Jane Merritt, was 38. She married George Oliver Tenney on 20 December 1883, in Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 31 December 1946, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Oliver Tenney
Emma Loretta Schoonmaker
Marriage: 20 December 1883
Aleda Krockow Tenney

Spouse and Children

20 December 1883
Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States


    Aleda Krockow Tenney


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Post Schoonmaker


    Rachel Jane Merritt




    John T. Schoonmaker



    Lansing Merritt Schoonmaker


    Eva Loretta Schoonmaker


    Alida Mary Schoonmaker


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Assassination Plot

Age 6

On April 14,1865, an assassination plot takes place. The first shot is President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth while at Ford's Theater. The second is the secretary of State William H. Seward who is stabbed multiple times. The final is suppose to be the vice president Andrew Johnson but the would be assassin got cold feet.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 23

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Schoemaker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Schoomaker in household of Peter P Schoomaker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emma J Schoonmaker in household of Peter Schoonmaker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emma Schoonmaker in household of P P Schoonmaker, "United States Census, 1880"

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