Emma Elizabeth McCain

Female17 June 1918–17 August 1987

Brief Life History of Emma Elizabeth

When Emma Elizabeth McCain was born on 17 June 1918, in North Carolina, United States, her father, James Dallas Coleman Mc Cain, was 43 and her mother, Ida Emma Mosely, was 23. She had at least 3 sons with Isom Clyde Melton. She lived in Jackson, Union, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Jackson Township, Union, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 17 August 1987, in Union, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Elizabeth Baptist Church Cemetery, Marshville, Union, North Carolina, United States.

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Isom Clyde Melton
Emma Elizabeth McCain
Larry Coleman Melton
Huey Baskin Melton
Ronald Keith Melton

Sources (11)

  • Elizabeth Melton in household of Isom Melton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Unknown, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • Elizabeth McCain Melton, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (3)

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 2

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McKean .

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

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