Emma Winward

1867–6 April 1915 (Age 48)
Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emma

When Emma Winward was born in 1867, in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John A. Winward, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Cook, was 28. She married John James Holmes on 1 August 1891, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States in 1920. She died on 6 April 1915, in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

John James Holmes
Emma Winward
Marriage: 1 August 1891
John J. Holmes
Richard Holmes

Spouse and Children

    John James Holmes



1 August 1891
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States


    John J. Holmes


    Richard Holmes


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 11

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 13

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Holmes in household of John J Holmes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna Holmes in household of John J Holmes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Winward in household of John Winward, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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