Emmie Grogan

1880–29 December 1945 (Age 66)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Emmie

When Emmie Grogan was born in 1880, in Indiana, United States, her father, William Robert Grogan, was 40 and her mother, Julia Tevis Atherton, was 42. She lived in Greencastle, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Greencastle Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 29 December 1945, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

William Robert Grogan
1840–1915
Julia Tevis Atherton
1838–1911
Bessie M Grogan
1871–1936
William Grogan
1874–
Grace Pearl Grogan
1876–1954
Emmie Grogan
1880–1945

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 11

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Grúgáin ‘descendant of Grúgán’, a personal name from a diminutive of grúg ‘anger’, ‘fierceness’. 2. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gruagáin ‘descendant of Gruagán’, a personal name from a diminutive of gruag ‘hair’. The patronymic form Mac Gruagáin (Anglicized McGrogan ) is much rarer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Grogan in household of William R Grogan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emmie Grogan in household of William Grogan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma Laura Miller, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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