Emily Talbot Holway

1839–1912 (Age 73)
Machias, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Emily Talbot

When Emily Talbot Holway was born in 1839, in Machias, Washington, Maine, United States, her father, William Crocker Holway Jr, was 29 and her mother, Sarah G Foster, was 19. She married John Hamilton Schoppe on 22 September 1857, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Machiasport, Washington, Maine, United States in 1850 and Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. She died in 1912, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

John Hamilton Schoppe
Emily Talbot Holway
Marriage: 22 September 1857
Abbie H Schoppe
Elizabeth May Schoppe
Kate Laura Schoppe

Spouse and Children

    John Hamilton Schoppe



22 September 1857
Maine, United States


    Abbie H Schoppe



    Kate Laura Schoppe


Parents and Siblings

    William Crocker Holway Jr


    Sarah G Foster




    Marietta A Holway


    Nathaniel Frederick Holway



    Laura H Holway


    Mary E Holway


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 3

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Holloway , possibly specifically from Holway in Somerset.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Holway in household of William Holway, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emily Schoppe in household of Charles Bickford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emily T Schoppi, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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