Emma Dora Gaskill

5 February 1862–30 November 1949 (Age 87)
Vinton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Emma Dora

When Emma Dora Gaskill was born on 5 February 1862, in Vinton, Ohio, United States, her father, Alsinas Abbot Gaskill, was 27 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Devault, was 18. She married Salem Wesley Brown on 12 August 1880, in Vinton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Richland, Vinton, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Vinton, Elk Township, Vinton, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 30 November 1949, in Elk Township, Vinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in McArthur, Elk Township, Vinton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Salem Wesley Brown
1859–1925
Emma Dora Gaskill
1862–1949
Marriage: 12 August 1880
Charles Vinton Brown
1881–1907
Oscar Pearl Brown
1902–
Samuel S Brown
1884–
Walter S Brown
1885–1908
Ina Elizabeth Brown
1887–1975
Ora E Brown
1890–
Eva Victoria Brown
1893–1972
Thomas E Brown
1895–
William Wesley Brown
1897–1977
Frank Edwin Brown
1900–
Ida Dorothy Brown
1903–1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 August 1880
Vinton, Ohio, United States
children

(11)

    Charles Vinton Brown

    Male1881–1907Male

    Samuel S Brown

    Male1884–Male

    Walter S Brown

    Male1885–1908Male

    Female1887–1975Female

    Ora E Brown

    Female1890–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Gatesgill in Cumbria, so named from Old Norse geit ‘goat’ + skáli ‘shelter’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora E Brown in household of Salem Brown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dora Brown in household of Salem W Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora Brown in household of Peter Gaskill, "United States Census, 1930"

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