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----------------------------------------- Parents -----------------------------------------
William G. Emme
    Birth: 18 Aug 1830 - Hanover, Germany
    Death: 13 Sep 1901 - Fayette County, Pennsylvania
    Marriage: 1854 -
Lavina Derry
    Birth: 02 Sep 1835 - Pennsylvania
    Death: 14 Nov 1927 - Georges TWP, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
---------------------------------------- Children ----------------------------------------
   Mary Elizabeth Emme
    Born 1855 - Pennsylvania
     Died -
  Ida Catherine Emme  
    Born 29 Dec 1857 - Fayette County, Pennsylvania
     Died 17 Oct 1937 - Georges TWP, Fayette, Pennsylvania
  Andrew James Emme  
    Born 25 Sep 1858 - Haydentown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
     Died 03 Jul 1940 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
  Pearl Rose Ann Emme  
    Born 24 May 1861 - Haydentown, Fayette, Pennsylvania
     Died 17 Feb 1958 - Mayview State Hosp, South Fayette TWP, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
  Samuel Mathews Emme  
    Born 17 Nov 1863 - Georges TWP, Fayette, Pennsylvania
     Died 29 Jan 1951 - Georges TWP, Fayette, Pennsylvania
  William Garrett Emme  
    Born 16 Jan 1866 - Pennsylvania
     Died 23 Mar 1923 - Fayette County, Pennsylvania
   Eddy P. Emme
    Born 1867 - Fayette County, Pennsylvania
     Died -
  Myrtle Louise Emme  
    Born 27 Sep 1869 - Fayette County, Pennsylvania
     Died 18 Sep 1930 - Springhill, Fayette, Pennsylvania
  Elmer E. Emme  
    Born 1874 - Pennsylvania
     Died -
  Marie Antoinette (Nettie) Emme  
    Born 27 Jul 1875 - Pennsylvania
     Died 02 Nov 1970 - Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio
  Iona Rachel Emme  
    Born 19 Mar 1878 - Pennsylvania
     Died 02 Feb 1960 - Santa Anita Sanitarium, Temple City, Los Angeles County, California
  Oliver Vernon Emme  
    Born 24 Jan 1881 - Georges TWP, Fayette, Pennsylvania
     Died 03 Mar 1953 - South Union, Fayette, Pennsylvania
  Lilly May Emme  
    Born 24 Jan 1881 - Pennsylvania
     Died 03 Apr 1961 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Artifacts:
  • William Emme Headstone
  • Lavina Derry Emme Headstone
  • 5 Generations of Emmes

  • Notes:
    Research Notes -- David G Brewer 
    1850 Census - Connellsville TWP, Fayette Co., PA
    	5 Aug 1850
    	p. 418
    	
    	260 260	Stordart Huntley	73 M Miner	Mpass[?]
    		Elizabeth  "		72 F		Ireland
    		James Stewart		23 M Tobaccanist	Penna
    		William Emma		19 M Laborer		Penna
    
    1857 - IGI
    
    	Ida Catherine Emme
    	bn 29 Dec 1857 Fayette, PA
    
    1860 Census - Fayette Co., PA Georges TWP
    
    	1394 1390
    	Wm. Emma	28 M Farmer 500 100	--
    	Levina		24 F			PA
    	Mary E.		 5 F			PA
    	Catherine J.	 3 F			PA
    	Andrew J.	8/12 M		        PA
    	Sam'l Myers	16 M Day Laborer	PA
    	Mary "		14 F			PA
    	
    1863 - IGI
    
    	Samuel Mathews Emme
    	born 17 Nov 1863
    	Fa.  William Emme
    	Mo.  Lavina Derry
    	source:  call #1058272 Batch 7606104 sheet 01
    
    1863 - Civil War Draft Registration 1863-1865
    
        Name: William Emme
        Residence: George T.P., Fayette, Pennsylvania
        Class: 1
        Civil District: 21st
        Age as of 1 July 1863: 32
        Place of Birth: Germany
        Race: White
        Marriage Status: Married
    
    1869 - IGI
    
    	Myrtle L. Emme
    	bn 1869 Fayette, PA
    
    1870 Census - Fayette Co., PA Georges TWP
    
    	424 428
    	Emma, William	39 M Machinist - 1000 	Germany
    	Lavina		33 F Keeping House	Pa
    	Mary		15 F
    	C.L.		13 F
    	James		10 M
    	Sam		 8 M
    	N.L.		10/12 F
    	P.R.		 9 F
    	William		 4 M
    	E.P.		 3 M
    	
    1876 - IGI
    
    	Nettie Emme
    	Bn 1876 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA
    	source:  call #1395617 Batch 8324405 Sheet 05
    
    1878 - IGI
    
    	Iona Emme
    	bn 1878 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA
    	md 14 May 1900 Haydentown, Fayette, PA to Carl W. Debolt
    
    1880 Census - Fayette Co., PA Georges TWP
    
    	47 47
    	Emma, William		M 49	Germ.	Germ.	Germ.
    	Lavina			F 43	Pa	Pa	Pa
    	Samuel			M 17	Pa	Pa	Pa
    	William			M 14	Pa	Pa	Pa
    	Louisa			F 11	Pa	Pa	Pa
    	Elmer			M 6	Pa	Pa	Pa
    	Myriah	(Myrtal?)	F 4	Pa	Pa	Pa
    	Rachiael		F 2	Pa	Pa	Pa
    	
    1882 - IGI
    	
    	Lillie M. Emme
    	md 14 Apr 1904 Smithfield, Fayette, PA
    	bn Jan 24, 1882  Glendale, Allegheny, PA
    
    Jan 1 1887 - Film #1318022 Marriages of Fayette Co. PA
    
    	Emme, Myrtle L. to Fowler, Joshua G. Issued Dec 31 1886
    	where: 3/119 Married: Jan 1 1887
    	
    Mar 31 1890 - Film #1318022 Marriages of Fayette Co. PA
    
    	Emme, Samuel to Kelley, Mary E. Issued Mar 29, 1890
    	Where: 11/2524 Married: Mar 31 1890
    	
    Jul 5 1897 - Film #1318022 Marriages of Fayette Co. PA
    
    	Emme, Nettie to Braddee, William W. Issued Jul 3 1897
    	where: 20/372 Married: Jul 5 1897
    
    1897 - The Everett Republican, Everett, Pa., Friday, Sept. 17, 1897
    
      Mr. William Emme and wife, who had been spending the past three weeks at the home of his 
      cousins, William Emme, of Haydentown, Fayette county, and Daniel H. Emme, of Wimp's Gap, 
      Fayette county, returned home on last Saturday evening. During their visit they attended 
      the Emme family reunion and report having had a very pleasant time. They were accompanied 
      to Everett by Miss Katie Emme, daughter of Daniel H. Emme, who will remain as a guest in 
      the comfortable Emme home on West Main street for several weeks. 
    	
    1900 Fayette County record of deaths Book 1
    
    	Emme, Daniel H.	White Male 55 Married Farmer
    	D. Jan 13, 1900 Springhill TWP  Explosion
    	2 Week duration of illness  buried in Fletcher Cemetary
    
    1900 Census - Fayette Co., PA Georges TWP
    
    	Emme, William	W Aug 1831 68	Germany N.R.
    	Levina		W Sep 1836 63	Pennsylvania
    	Lilly May	D Jan 1881 19	Pennsylvania
    	Oliver V.	S Jan 1881 19	Pennsylvania
    	
    	Emme, Samuel M.	W Sep 1864 35	Penn
    	Ellen		W Mar 1869 31	W. Va.
    	Nellie M.	D Mar 1891 9	Penn
    	Edith E.	D May 1893 7	Penn
    	Emma K.		D May 1895 5	Penn
    	Elmer		S Dec 1896 3	Penn
    	
    Jan 31 1903 - Film #1318022 Marriages of Fayette Co. PA
    
    	Emme, Oliver V. to Swaney, Sallie V. issued Jan 30 1903
    	where: 31/440 Married: Jan 31 1903
    	
    Apr 14 1904 - Film #1318022 Marriages of Fayette Co. PA
    
    	Emme, Lillie M. to Swaney, Omer V. issued Apr 14 1904
    	where: 34/350 Married Apr 14 1904
    	
    1909 Fayette Co. Cemetaries 974.884 V38f Vol 1 Pg. 111
    
    	Emme, William 1830-1909 "Father"
    	
    1910 Census - Fayette Co., PA Georges TWP
    
    	79 81
    	Fowler, Joshua G.Head	 M W 49 md. 23 yrs W. Va W. Va. Penn
    	Myrtle L	Wife	 F W 39 md. 23 yrs 8 7 Penn Germ Penn
    	Verda G.	Dau	 F W 19 single     Penn W. Va Penn
    	Willie E.	Son	 M W 16 single
    	Lola M.		Dau	 F W 13 single
    	Iona E.		Dau	 M F 12 single
    	Ruby D.		Dau	 F W  6 single
    	Clarence P.	Son	 M W  5 single
    	Emme, Lavina    M-in-law F W 74 14 11 widowed Penn Penn Penn
    	
    1920 Census Soundex
    
    vol 23 ED 418 Sheet 11 Line 67
    3636 Mifflin Street, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA
    
    Emme, Andrew	W 60 Pennsylvania
    Margaret B.	W 62 "
    Daniel E.	S 31 "
    Myrtle L.	D 33 "
    Carl S.		S ?  "
    
    vol 125 ED 36 sheet 8 line 91
    Fayette Co., PA
    
    Emme, Samuel	W 56 Pennsylvania
    Emma		W 55 "
    
    vol 125 ED 36 Sheet 5 line 61
    Fayette Co., PA
    
    Emme, Vernon	W 39 Pennsylvania
    Sallie		W 39 "
    Eagan H.	S 15 "
    Florill		D 9 "
    O.W.		S 7 "
    
    vol 127 ED 63 Sheet 21 Line 72
    Fayette Co., PA
    
    Emme, William G.	W 54 Pennsylvania
    Irene			W 54 "
    Russel(?) E.		S 28 "
    Edwin			S 19 "
    
    1923 Fayette Co. Cemetaries 974.884 V38f Vol 1 Pg. 91
    
    	Emme, William S.	b 1-16-1866	d 3-23-1923
    		Irene W.	b 8-30-1885	d 11-20-1938
    
    1927 Fayette Co. Cemetaries 974.884 V38f Vol 1 Pg. 111
    
    	Emme, Lavina 1835-1927 "Mother"
    	
    1951 Fayette Co. Cemetaries 974.884 V38f Vol 1 Pg. 111
    
    	Emme, Samuel 1863-1951
    	Emme, Ellen  1869-1900
    
    1953 Funeral Announcement - Oliver Vernon Emme
    
    	Born Jan 24 1881
    	Died Mar 23 1953
    	Buried Mar 5 1953 Maple Grove Cemetary, Fairchance, PA
    
    1961 Cooley-Walters Ancestry by Kathryn Mercedes Cooley Miller
    	at Uniontown Public Library Pennsylvania Room.
    
    p. 152
    	Sallie Victor Swaney dau of William H. H. Swaney and Lavina Patterson Victor  b. Mar 1880  d. 1949 
    m. 1903 Oliver Vernon Emme son of William G. Emme and Lavina Derry
    
    	Omer Victor Swaney b. Aug 4 1882  d Sept 9, 1905 m. Apr 14, 1904  Lillie May Emme, b. 1881  d. 1961 
    dau of William G. Emme and Lavina Derry  Maple Grove Cem., Fairchance.
    
    Oma Lopez says that Eddy Emme died about 1870.  Buried in Haydentown Cemetery.
    
    7/4/90 -  Information from Arch Miller as written in his book. (brackets are my comments)
    			Arch Miller
    			c/o Barbershop
    			Fairchance, PA 15436
    
    William Emme						Lavina Derry
    b. Aug 1830						b. Sep 2, 1835
    d Sep 13, 1901						d. Nov 14, 1927
    md. 1854
    	machinist on steam
    	boat. Had asthma.  Born
    	by Andrew's first wife
    
    		Andrew - Margaret Weimer
    		Samuel - Ellen Kelley
    		Garred - Rena Workman
    		Vernon - Sally Swaney- Maple Grove
    		Elmer - Maude ? Greynolds
    		Eddy - Infant Death
    		Elizabeth - single
    		Ida C.	- William Miller
    		Rose - John Miller
    		Myrtle - Josiah Fowler
    		Nettle - William Braddee
    		Iona - Carl Debolt
    		Lilly - Omer Swaney
    
    William Emma was raised in Pittsburgh, Pa was a tool maker & machinist and once carried the mail by
    horseback from Fairchance to Haydentown.  He was a machinist on a steam boat.  He could speak dutch.
    
    William died the same night that Pres. McKinley died from an assasin's bullet.
    
    misc.	Orphans Court Index - Fayette Co., Pa.
    
    	Emme, Garrett  Inv. & Appl Docket  vol 13 pg 338
    
    7/4/90 -  Information from Arch Miller as written in his book. (brackets are my comments)
    			Arch Miller
    			c/o Barbershop
    			Fairchance, PA 15436
    
    William Emme was 6 weeks old when his father brought him to America.  They came from Germany and
    William could speak Dutch.  this being the year 1833. Andrew is buried beside Dan but his grave is
    unmarked. Andrew Emme was born in Hanover Germany at the age of 15 he enlisted in the German army and
    under Wellington fought in the battle of Waterloo against the French army. He came to America in 1833
    living in Freedom, Beaver Co., Pa., then going to Pittsburgh.  There he was a machinist.  In 1868 he
    retired and left Pittsburgh.  He bought what was then the Lewis Hunter farm in Springhill TWP.  His
    wife Anna was the dau of David Cooper who fought in the revolutionary war.  Andrew was naturalized in
    Sept 23 1840.  His estate in Springhill TWP was valued at $1860.00 and personal estate at $825.00.
    
    Daniel Emme was killed by a boiler explosion on his saw mill at the foot of Wyns gap, Smithfield, Pa,
    near the clay diggings.  He is buried at Fletcher Church Cem., near Western Penns. Dam in W. Va.
    above Pt. Marion, Pa.  Has Civil War soldier stone behind church.
    
    Andrea Emme		Annie Cooper
    b. Nov. 9, 1798	        b. 1803 Beaver Co.
    d. Sept. 19, 1881      (Andrew's 1st wife
    bur. Fletcher Cem.      became ill and 
    md.  1822	        died on the trip
    			to America + 
    			buried in Freedom Cem. name - Minna
    
    			William - Lorina Derry
    			Rachiel - ? Johnson
    			Merria - ? Myers
    	twin		Daniel (half brother) - Thyre Huntly
    	twin		Heger
    
    Andrew died the same night as Pres Garfield died from an assassin's bullet.
    
    misc.	IGI
    	
    	Oliver Vernon Emme
    	md Sallie V, Swaney in Uniontown
    	Bn Georges TWP, Fayette, PA
    	Submitter of Oliver Vernon Emme's name and genealogy:
    	James Vernon Emme
    	2981 Loma Verde Way
    	Sacramento, CA 95822
    	(916)
    2013-09-23 14:51:02