Emma Wiggins

12 August 1885–22 April 1960 (Age 74)
Sumter, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Wiggins was born on 12 August 1885, her father, George Washington Wiggins, was 31 and her mother, Lenora Emma Israel, was 34. She lived in District 1007, Sumter, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 April 1960, in Sumter, Georgia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Liberty Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Sumter, Sumter, Georgia, United States.

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia
Age 8
The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 21
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Wiggin with the addition of genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Emma Wiggins in household of George W Wiggins, Sr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emmer Wiggins in household of G W Wiggins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma W Hambrick, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"

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