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Emma Laura Hendrickson[1, 2]

Female 1860 - 1926  (66 years)


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  • Name Emma Laura Hendrickson  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Born 31 January 1860  Rosetown, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Ancestral File No. 173T-38F 
    Birth 31 January 1860  Rose Twp., Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Born at the "Comodale" homestead on what is now the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
    Education Graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1882-Bach. in Lit.  [5
    Died 11 March 1926  Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried after 11 March 1926  Oakland Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I73560  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 April 2009 

    Father William George Hendrickson,   b. 24 February 1824, Maysville, Lewis Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 November 1900, Comodale, Rosetown, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Melvine Moffett,   b. 12 June 1831, near New Castle, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 September 1898, Comodale, Rosetown, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Family ID F41522  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Charles Chamberlain Lyford,   b. 21 August 1853, Roscoe, Winnebago Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 July 1925, Roscoe, Winnebago Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 23 December 1885  Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Stella Elizabeth Lyford,   b. 28 October 1886, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. November 1957  (Age 71 years)
    +2. Dartt Hendrickson Lyford,   b. 19 March 1888, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 December 1958, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. Kenneth Lyford,   b. 2 September 1889, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Chester Dudley Lyford,   b. 24 September 1897, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 November 1961, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Family ID F43331  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1860 Emma was born January 30th at Comodale, Ramsey County, Minnesota.
      1882 Graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B. in Lit.
      Emma is the founder of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority at the University of Minnesota.
      She then "Proved up" on a claim in the Dakotas, sold it, and used the proceeds to take a trip by Northern Pacific Railroad to Portland, Oregon, and then by steamer to California.
      1885 Married Charles Chamberlain Lyford December 23rd in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.
      1886 Daughter Stella Elizabeth Lyford is born.
      1888 Son Dartt Hendrickson Lyford is born.
      1889 Son Kenneth Lyford is born.
      1889 Her husband's school, Northwestern Veterinary College is burned down by a disgruntled stable boy. The Fire consumes the college, offices, stables and horses, including a very expensive stallion he had just bought to stud, but hadn't insured or completely paid for. His loss came to 6 times his insurance coverage.
      1896 Becomes a member of the Colonial Chapter of D.A.R. Emma
      1897 Son Chester Dudley Lyford is born.
      Emma was a member of the Ladies Social Circle of the Church of the Redeemer.
      1915 Becomes a member of Clan Moffat.
      1922 Emma leaves her husband, unaware that his behavior was caused by a brain tumor.
      1926 Emma dies on March 11th in Minnesota from an infection in her jaw. She is buried at Oakland Cemetery in St. Paul. [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2115] Internet Web Page, Electronic, www.genealogysf.com/stanton/.

    2. [S2121] Fancis Lyford of Boston and Exeter -and- Some of his Descendents, William Lewis Welch, (Printed for the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts, 1902. From the Historical Collections of the Essex Institute, Vlomes XXXVII and XXXVIII.), page 50, [Q:4].

    3. [S1963] Chapter 12 of a Family History titled “Connaught & Moffat Arms, and Descents”, submitted by Richard Stuart.

    4. [S1971] Pages titled “Moffet Family - Melvine Moffet, daughter of Lot Moffet and his wife Sarah McCreary”, scanned images and printed copies submitted by Richard Stuart of Yeochrie.

    5. [S2118] GEDCOM file titled “Lot Moffet GEDCOM 4-5-09.ged”, submitted by Randy Quale.

    6. [S1963] Chapter 12 of a Family History titled “Connaught & Moffat Arms, and Descents”, submitted by Richard Stuart, page 93.


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