Emma Flora Wallace

12 January 1860–13 May 1941 (Age 81)
Rush, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Flora

When Emma Flora Wallace was born on 12 January 1860, in Rush, Indiana, United States, her father, Richard Wallace, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth E Shortridge, was 23. She married Henry Edward Wallace on 24 May 1887, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1880. She died on 13 May 1941, in Noble Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81.

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Henry Edward Wallace
Emma Flora Wallace
Marriage: 24 May 1887
Albert Monroe WALLACE

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 May 1887Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
    Age 19
    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 22
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: variant of Wallis , especially in Scotland, where the name was introduced from the Welsh Marches by a family of tenants of the Stewarts in the 12th century.Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames, e.g. Wallach .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Emmie Wallace in household of Ed Wallace, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Emma L Wallace in entry for Albert M Wallace and Anna C Millhouse, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Emma F Wallace in household of Henry E Wallace, "United States Census, 1930"

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