Emery Francis Hilliard

21 March 1885–11 October 1953 (Age 68)
Manistee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Emery Francis

When Emery Francis Hilliard was born on 21 March 1885, in Manistee, Michigan, United States, his father, Isaiah M. Hilliard, was 34 and his mother, Fannie Josephine Robison, was 20. He married Hilda Harju on 15 September 1913, in Kaleva, Manistee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Maple Grove Township, Manistee, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Kaleva, Manistee, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 11 October 1953, at the age of 68.

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Emery Francis Hilliard
Hilda Harju
Marriage: 15 September 1913
Arthur Emery Hilliard
Leonard Albert Hilliard
Eli Walter Hilliard
Earl Edward Hilliard
Warren Marvin Hilliard
Agnes Hilliard
Ernest Clarence Hilliard
Oliver Francis Hilliard
Edwin Isaiah Hilliard
Alice Marie Hilliard
Herbert Warner Hilliard
Russell Wilbert Hiliard

Spouse and Children

15 September 1913
Kaleva, Manistee, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: from the Norman female personal name Hildiarde, Hildegard, composed of the Germanic elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + gard ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’. The surname has been in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emery Hillyard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emery Hilliard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emery Hilliard, "United States Census, 1930"

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