Emily Anne Wilcox

ID # 1009, (1869-1945)
BirthEmily Anne Wilcox was born on 12 December 1869 at Townsend Twp., Norfolk County.. 
MarriageShe married Siegel Abishai Buckberrough, son of James Coleman Buckberrough and Rachel Smith, on 17 August 1904 at Hartford, Townsend Twp., Norfolk County; 013297-04 Townsend Twp., Norfolk Co. 17 Aug 1904 Siegal Abishai Buckberrough, 32, bachelor, college professor, residing Wichita, Kansas, born Ontario. Parents James C. Buckberrough and Rachel Smith. Emma Anne Wilcox, 34, spinster, residing Hartford, born Hartord, Ontario. Parents Isaac B. Wilcox and Elizabeth K. Burke. Witnesses Isaac A. Wilcox and John H. Wilcox, both of Hartford, Ontario. At Hartford, Ontario. Clergyman Rev. B.W. Merrill. The bride and groom were Baptists. 
DeathShe died on 11 July 1945 at Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, at age 75. 
BurialShe was buried at Hartford Baptist Cemetery, Townsend Twp., Norfolk Co.. 
NoteBirth reg. 006568-69 Norfolk Co. 12 Dec. 1869 Emily A. Wilcox, d/o Isaac G. Wilcox, farmer, and Elizabeth Burk.

Emily is how her name is shown on her birth registration; it is shown as Emma on her marriage registration. The marriage registration page nowhere shows the township of registration. Registrations this early were apparently done at the county level, though it is usual to show the township where the event occurred.. The 1871 census shows Isaac, her father, as resident in Townsend Township in Norfolk County. For the present, Emily's place of birth is shown as Townsend. The 1881 census shows her name as Emily A. Wilcox. The family is also in Townsend at that time.

Emily's parents are buried in Hartford Baptist Church Cemetery in Townsend Twp. They appear to have had an earlier daughter named Emily. Only her date of death is shown on her stone - June 30, 1864.

Emily's parents appear in the Norfolk County Marriage Register:
Isaac B. Wilcox, born and residing Townsend, s/o John, married 28 Jan 1863 Elizabeth C. Burk, born and residing Walpole, d/o John.

FamilySearch.org provides us with a transcription of Emily's death registration:
Emily A. Buckborough died 11 July, 1945, at Evanston, Cook County, Illinois. Age 74. Father George Rinner, mother Elizabeth. Spouse Siegal Buckborough.

The name shown for Emily's father would appear to be an error. Aside from the clarity of their marriage registration, the September 1, 1938, issue of the Waterford Star tells of Mr. and Mrs. S. Buckberrough of Chicago who travelled to Hartord (Townsend Township) for the Buckberrough-Wilcox family reunion. The story tells how they are the ones to originate the idea. 

Child of Emily Anne Wilcox and Siegel Abishai Buckberrough

Last Edited24 Sep 2014