Emma Melissa Babcock

3 September 1876–18 August 1953 (Age 76)
Adams, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Emma Melissa

When Emma Melissa Babcock was born on 3 September 1876, in Adams, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Eugene Herbert Babcock, was 22 and her mother, Pheline "Linnie" Kennedy, was 18. She married William Henry Alexander on 20 October 1897, in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1900 and Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States for about 25 years. She died on 18 August 1953, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Alexander
1874–1962
Emma Melissa Babcock
1876–1953
Marriage: 20 October 1897
Linnie Alene Alexander
1898–1991
Alan Eugene Alexander
1907–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 October 1897
Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States
children

(2)

    Linnie Alene Alexander

    Female1898–1991Female

    Alan Eugene Alexander

    Male1907–1990Male

Parents and Siblings

    Eugene Herbert Babcock

    Male1854–1928Male

    Pheline "Linnie" Kennedy

    Female1858–Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1876–1953Female

    Babcock

    Female1878–Female

    Mayme Babcock

    Female1880–1925Female

    Florence " Flora" Babcock

    Female1888–1981Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Babb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Alexander in household of Will Alexander, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Alexander in household of William H Alexander, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma Alexander in household of William H Alexander, "United States Census, 1940"

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