Aline Emmerson

16 July 1893–30 April 1978 (Age 84)
Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Aline

When Aline Emmerson was born on 16 July 1893, in Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, her father, Louis Lincoln Emmerson, was 29 and her mother, Anna Mathews, was 30. She married Henry Ben Pope Ward on 12 May 1914, in Jefferson, Illinois, United States. She lived in Mount Vernon Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 30 April 1978, at the age of 84, and was buried in Idlewood, Jefferson, Illinois, United States.

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Henry Ben Pope Ward
Aline Emmerson
Marriage: 12 May 1914

Spouse and Children

    Henry Ben Pope Ward



12 May 1914
Jefferson, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Louis Lincoln Emmerson






    Dorothy Emmerson


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 17

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Emerson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Aline Emmerson in household of Lou L Emmerson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Aline Emmerson in household of Louis L Emmerson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mrs Henry Ben Pope Ward in entry for Louis L Emmerson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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