Emma Jane Edmonds

23 December 1842–2 May 1872 (Age 29)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Edmonds was born on 23 December 1842, in Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Edmunds, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Jacobs, was 23. She married Roswell Root Dana about 1862, in Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Washington Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1860 and California, United States in 1870. She died on 2 May 1872, in Pleasanton, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Roswell Root Dana
Emma Jane Edmonds
Marriage: about 1862
Georgia Anna Dana
George Dana
Francis Dana
Roswell Ancel Dana
Marietta Fay Dana

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1862Alameda, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 6
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1853: Kendall, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Edmond with genitival -s or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Emma Edmonds in entry for Marietta H Sweet, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Emma J Edmonds in household of Jefferson Edmonds, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Emma Dana in household of Ralswell Dana, "United States Census, 1870"

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