Emma Fay Battles

20 April 1909–19 September 1996 (Age 87)
Angelina, Texas, United States

The Life of Emma Fay

When Emma Fay Battles was born on 20 April 1909, in Angelina, Texas, United States, her father, Phyneas Breckenridge Battles, was 27 and her mother, Tennie Eliza Alexander, was 26. She had at least 2 sons with Jesse Newton Britain. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Angelina, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 19 September 1996, in Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Jesse Newton Britain
Emma Fay Battles
Donald Joe Britain
Melvin Eugene Britain

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings



    Lietha Ernest Battles


    Lee Shytle Battles


    Felix Delinoe Battles



    Brack B. Battles


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 5

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Battle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Fay Britain in household of Jesse N Britain, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fay Battles in household of Phyneas B Battles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fay Battles in household of Finis Battles, "United States Census, 1920"

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