Emma Davidson1

F, b. 11 April 1854, d. 3 August 1920
     Emma Davidson was born on 11 April 1854 at Elkhart Lake, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.2,3,4 She was the daughter of Henry Davidson and Harriett (?)5

     Emma Davidson married Clinton C. Barber, son of James L. Barber and Amanda Cutshans, on 10 May 1872 at Town of Rhine, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, at age 18.5 Emma and Clinton had five children, at least three sons and at least one daughter.6

Emma Davidson was widowed in 1918.7
     Emma Davidson died on 3 August 1920 at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, at age 66; she was hit by a car.8,4 She was buried at Union Cemetery, Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.8,9,4
     Emma's obituary was published in the Sheboygan Press on 12 August 1920 at Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.4

Children of Emma Davidson and Clinton C. Barber

Last Edited=1 Aug 2008


  1. [S417] "Wisconsin, Sheboygan County USGenWeb, Vital Records Indexes", Debie Blindauer (coordinator), online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~sheboygan/11.htm, as of various dates, Clinton C. Barber - Emma Davidson marriage, seen on USGenWeb Sheboygan County pages. Source is quoted as Sheboygan County Vital Records Index, vol. 5 p. 58-1051. Hereinafter cited as "Sheboygan Vital Records."
  2. [S887] "Wisconsin, Sheboygan County Cemeteries, Union (Plymouth)" , transcription, US Genweb, The Sheboygan County Page (US GenWeb), URL http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~sheboygan/… May 2006, Emma Barber, 1854-1920, citing Debie Blindauer.
  3. [S901] Henry Davidson household, 1860 US Census population schedule, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin, sheet 88 (680) (image 356) (Anc. image 10/16), dwelling 728, family 720. (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2004) www.ancestry.com, subscription database Roll M653_1418. this census gives Emma's age as 8.
  4. [S1180] "Former Resident and Auto Victim is Laid to Rest," Sheboygan Press, 12 Aug 1920.
  5. [S875] Sheboygan County, compiler, Wisconsin, Sheboygan Co. Registration of Marriages (Madison, WI: Wisconsin State Historical Society, various dates), vol. 2, p. 128. Hereinafter cited as Sheboygan Co. marriages.
  6. [S1183] Clinton C. Barber household, 1910 US Census population schedule, 1924 Wells St., 16th ward, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin, ED 167 (image 838) (Anc. image 11/34), sheet 88, dwelling 132, family 11 Jun 2008. (n.pub., 2004) www.ancestry.com, subscription database Roll T624_1723.
  7. [S417] "Sheboygan Vital Records", Debie Blindauer (coordinator), online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~sheboygan/11.htm, Plymouth Township, Union Cemetery transcriptions. Transcription by Kay Reitberger. Clinton Barber, section A, row 6, 1850-1918.
  8. [S876] "Wisconsin, Sheboygan County Cemetery Index, USGenWeb" : various dates, Union Cemetery listing, blk A row 6, Emma Barber, citing various authors.
  9. [S2] Interview with various family members (unknown informant address), by B. Zanzig. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, King, Washington, USA), Personal observation of Barbara J. Zanzig.
  10. [S1141] Clinton Barber household, 1880 US Census population schedule, Brighton, Marathon Co., Wisconsin, ED 83, sheet 10B (304.2000) (Anc. image 9/25), dwelling 38, family 46. (n.pub., 2005) http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6742, subscription database Roll T9_1433; Family History Film: 1255433. 11 Jun 2008.
  11. [S1015] Clinton C. Barber household, 1900 US Census population schedule, 407 3rd, City of Merrill, Lincoln Co., Wisconsin, ED 60, sheet 3B (Anc. image 6/53), dwelling 49, family 52. (n.pub., 2004) www.ancestry.com, subscription database Roll T623_1796. 11 Jun 2008.