Emma M. Dunn

FemaleJuly 1843–

Brief Life History of Emma M.

Emma M. Dunn was born in July 1843, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married Edgar F. Beach on 25 March 1886, in Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States. She lived in Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 5 years and Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1910.

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Edgar F. Beach
Emma M. Dunn
Marriage: 25 March 1886

Sources (5)

  • Emma M Beach in household of Edgar Beach, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma M Dunn, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Emma Beach in household of Edgar F Beach, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1886Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States
  • World Events (8)


    Age 1

    The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 20

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 32

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chieftain’. Compare Dunne . This name has sometimes been Anglicized as Brown .

    English: nickname for a dark complexioned or swarthy man, from Middle English dun ‘dun, dark’ (Old English dunn ‘dull brown’).

    Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’. Compare Dun .

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

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