Emma Jane Fegley

1875–1964 (Age 88)
Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Fegley was born on 26 August 1875, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Peter Fegley, was 27 and her mother, Amanda Kiehl, was 31. She married Ivan Vernon Shipman on 27 July 1901, in Rockefeller Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Rockefeller Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 31 May 1964, in Selinsgrove, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Monroe Township, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emma Jane Fegley
Ivan Vernon Shipman
Marriage: 27 July 1901
Martin Ray Shipman
Bruce Arthur Shipman

Spouse & Children

  • Female1875–1964Female

  • Ivan Vernon Shipman


27 July 1901
Rockefeller Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Martin Ray Shipman


  • Bruce Arthur Shipman


Parents & Siblings

  • Peter Fegley


  • Amanda Kiehl




  • Male1874–1958Male

  • Female1875–1964Female

  • William E. Fegley


  • Samuel Ellsworth Fegley


  • Henry N Fegley


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vögli, metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher or nickname for someone with birdlike features, from a diminutive of Vogel .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Emma Fegley in household of Peter Fegley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma Shipman in household of Ivan Shipman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma J Shipman in household of Ivan V Shipman, "United States Census, 1920"

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