Emma Shibley

October 1857–6 June 1942 (Age 84)
Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Shibley was born in October 1857, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States, her father, Ralph Shibley, was 37 and her mother, Caroline Samson, was 43. She married Charles Dudley Randall on 10 August 1880, in Kane, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sterling Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Coloma Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 6 June 1942, in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States.

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Charles Dudley Randall
Emma Shibley
Marriage: 10 August 1880
Edwin Randall

Spouse and Children

10 August 1880
Kane, Illinois, United States


    Edwin Randall


Parents and Siblings

    Ralph Shibley


    Caroline Samson




World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): probably a variant of Sibley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Randall in household of Charles Randall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Shibley in household of Ralph Shibley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emma Shibley in household of Ralph Shibley, "United States Census, 1880"

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