Emma Hunter Utley

FemaleSeptember 1858–after May 1937

Brief Life History of Emma Hunter

When Emma Hunter Utley was born in September 1858, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John J Utley, was 27 and her mother, Martha H Hunter, was 25. She married Joseph Parker Goodwin on 24 February 1876, in Wake, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Swift Creek Township, Wake, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Portsmouth, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died after May 1937.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Parker Goodwin
1846–1917
Emma Hunter Utley
1858–1937
Marriage: 24 February 1876
Willie Goodwin
1876–1965
Nellie Goodwin
1879–
Ollie Estell Goodwin
1883–1910
Ina Marion Goodwin
1884–1931
Carl Goodwin
1887–
Ruby Goodwin
1895–
Ray Emmett Goodwin
1898–1965
Carmen Lee Goodwin
1902–

Sources (28)

  • Emma Utley in household of Jno Utley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emma Goodwin, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • E Goodwin in entry for Jesse Gary Enzor, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1876Wake, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 3

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

    Age 4

    On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 23

    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 (Yorkshire): habitational name from Utley in Keighley (Yorkshire), from the Old English personal name Utta + Old English lēah ‘wood, woodland clearing’.

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

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