Emma J. Frock

24 January 1857–23 July 1941 (Age 84)
Conewago Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emma J.

When Emma J. Frock was born on 24 January 1857, in Conewago Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jeremiah Henry Frock, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Jane Diehl, was 24. She lived in District 1, Carroll, Maryland, United States in 1870 and Union Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 23 July 1941, in Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Littlestown, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jeremiah Henry Frock
Sarah Jane Diehl
Emma J. Frock
Margaret L Frock
John D Frock
Jeremiah Grant Frock
William Henry Frock
Howard E. Frock

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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 6

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English:1. metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of men's outer garments, Old French froc. 2. possibly a variant of Frogge .

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

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  • Emma J Frock in household of Jeremiah Frock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emma J Frock in household of William H Frock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma J Frock in household of Anna B Frock, "United States Census, 1940"

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