Addie May Emmett

September 1872–2 June 1955 (Age 82)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Addie May

When Addie May Emmett was born in September 1872, in Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel Emmitt, was 32 and her mother, Esther A Baldwin, was 29. She married Laird Wysong on 13 March 1892, in Noble, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Noble, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Wawaka, Elkhart Township, Noble, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 2 June 1955, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Laird Wysong
Addie May Emmett
Marriage: 13 March 1892
Lulu May Wysong
Myrtle Marie Wysong
Ruby Doll Wysong
Charles Wysong
Raido Wysong
Donald L. Wysong
Kenneth Leroy Wysong

Spouse and Children

13 March 1892
Noble, Indiana, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Esther A Baldwin




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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: from a Middle English pet form of the female personal name Emma, introduced into England from France by the Normans, among whom it was extremely popular. The name is of Germanic origin, probably originating as a hypocoristic form of women's names with a first element ermin ‘entire’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary A Wysong in household of Liard Wysong, "United States Census, 1920"
  • A May Wysong in household of Laird Wysong, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Addie M Wysong in household of Laird Wysong, "United States Census, 1930"

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