Emily Teotiste Jones

23 November 1897–1 December 1995 (Age 98)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Emily Teotiste

When Emily Teotiste Jones was born on 23 November 1897, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, Alfred Henry Jones, was 29 and her mother, Sophie Bates Johnson, was 28. She married Thomas O' Mccarthy on 13 October 1932, in District of Columbia, United States. She lived in St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 1 December 1995, at the age of 98.

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Thomas O' Mccarthy
Emily Teotiste Jones
Marriage: 13 October 1932

Spouse and Children

13 October 1932
District of Columbia, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 16

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emilie T Jones in household of Hermann Shaus, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emily T Jones in household of Alfred H Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emilie Teotiste Jones, "District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950"

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