Emma Vallance1,2,3

ID# 20619, (1854 - 1929)
FatherJohn A. Vallance4,5 (abt 1816 - bef 1860)
MotherMargaret Flora6,5 (abt 1 Aug 1823 - 16 Feb 1893)

Key Events:

Birth: 14 Mar 1854, Pennsylvania7,8,9
Marriage: about 1879, Atchison R. Divelbiss (14 Feb 1855 - 3 Apr 1930)10,11,12
Death: 21 Jan 1929, Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania5
Burial: 23 Jan 1929, Fairview Cemetery5
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Emma Vallance was born on 14 Mar 1854 in Pennsylvania.7,8,9 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Spursville, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of her mother, Margaret Flora.13
     Emma appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of McConnellsburg, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 8 Jul 1870, in the household of Andrew I. Fore, a prosperous farmer, and his family. She is listed as a domestic servant.14
     Emma married Atchison R. Divelbiss, son of Joseph Divelbiss and Rebecca [surname unknown], about 1879.10,11,12
     Emma and Atchison R. Divelbiss appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 25 Jun 1880.15
     Emma and Atchison appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, at South Main St., enumerated 9 Jun 1900, reporting they owned their home, which was mortgaged. Their daughter Nellie was listed as living with them.16
     Emma and Atchison appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, on South Main St., enumerated 20 Apr 1910, reporting they owned their home, free of mortage.17
     Emma and Atchison appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, on South Main St., enumerated 3 Jan 1920, reporting they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their adopted son, Orrison, age 12, was listed as living with them.18
     Emma died on 21 Jan 1929 in Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, at age 74.5 She was buried on 23 Jan 1929 in Fairview Cemetery.5

Children:
     Children with Atchison R. Divelbiss

Atchison and Emma adopted a son, Orson, between 1910 and 1920. He was born 21 Apr 1907 and died 18 Nov 1995.20,21,22
  • Nellie R. Divelbiss19 (Feb 1881 - )

Citations

  1. [S6670] Margaret Valance household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Emma Valance.
  2. [S6704] Andrew I. Fore household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Emma Vallance.
  3. [S6706] Atcheson Divelbiss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Martha E. Divelbiss.
  4. [S6670] Margaret Valance household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows her living with his widow as apparently her child.
  5. [S6703] Emma Divilbiss, Certificate of Death.
  6. [S6670] Margaret Valance household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  7. [S6703] Emma Divilbiss, Certificate of Death, shows date, with month are Mar, and state.
  8. [S6670] Margaret Valance household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 6 and state.
  9. [S6706] Atcheson Divelbiss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows month, as Apr, year, age 46, and state.
  10. [S6705] Atcheson Divilbus household, 1880 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  11. [S6706] Atcheson Divelbiss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 21 years.
  12. [S6708] Achison R. Divilbush household, 1910 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 31 years.
  13. [S6670] Margaret Valance household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.
  14. [S6704] Andrew I. Fore household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.
  15. [S6705] Atcheson Divilbus household, 1880 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  16. [S6706] Atcheson Divelbiss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  17. [S6708] Achison R. Divilbush household, 1910 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  18. [S6709] Atchinson R. Divelbiss household, 1920 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  19. [S6706] Atcheson Divelbiss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows the girl as daughter of Martha's husband.
  20. [S6708] Achison R. Divilbush household, 1910 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows only Atchison and Emma in the household, with her the mother of one child.
  21. [S6709] Atchinson R. Divelbiss household, 1920 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows Orrison, age 12, as adopted son.
  22. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Orson Divelbiss, Soc. Sec. No. 174-01-3684, shows birth and death dates.