Emma Alan Prink

January 1875–1954 (Age 79)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Emma Alan

When Emma Alan Prink was born in January 1875, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Frederick Prink, was 30 and her mother, Perlyett Farmer, was 21. She lived in Basin Township, Boyd, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Butte, Boyd, Nebraska, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1954, at the age of 79.

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William Frederick Prink
Perlyett Farmer
Alice Elizabeth Prink
Emma Alan Prink
Howard Prink

Parents and Siblings

    William Frederick Prink


    Perlyett Farmer




    Alice Elizabeth Prink



    Howard Prink


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 8

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Priske in Cornwall.

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

Sources (3)

  • Emma A Prink in household of Perlyett Prink, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma A Prink in household of William J Rhinehart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma A Prink in household of Perlyett Prink, "United States Census, 1910"

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