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Emma Louisa Burger

Emma Louisa Burger

Female 1852 - 1933  (80 years)

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  • Name Emma Louisa Burger 
    Born 4 Sep 1852  , , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1860  Elkhorn, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Jas. Burger, 30, C. L Preacher, born in Pennsylvania. Nancy Burger, 28, born in Kentucky. Louisa Burger, 8, born in Iowa. Isabella Burger, 5, born in California. Amos Middleton, 13, born in Ohio. Robert Nelson, 29, farmer, born in Scotland.
    Census 1870  Anally, Sonoma, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Charles Drew, 25, shoe maker, real estate $400, property $100, born in Massachusetts. Emma Drew, 17, keeping house, born in Iowa. Annie B. Drew, 3, born in California. Ida M. Drew, 5 months born in California. Coyle William, 27, Heorseler, property $100, born in Massachusetts.
    Census 1880  Angels Camp, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Charles Drew, 36, miner, born in Massachusetts. Emma Drew, 28, keeping house, born in Iowa. Ada Drew, 10, born in California. Maud Drew, 5, born in California.
    Census 1910  Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Emma L. Mead, 58, born in Iowa
    Census 1920  Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Emma L. Mead, 68, widow, born in Iowa. Father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Kentucky.. Williard Mead, 19, machinist in machine shop, born in California.
    Census 1930  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Emma L. Mead, 78, widow, mother-in-law, born in Iowa. Father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio. Only resident in house. Residents in nearby houses do not appear to be of any relation to Emma L. Mead.
    Education Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Elementary and secondary schooling both in Copperopolis.
    Buried Aug 1933  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 17 Aug 1933  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary: Emma Burger Drew Mead

      Mrs. Mead, Covered Wagon Pioneer, Dies At Advanced Age.

      Coming to California as a six month old baby by ox team, Mrs. Emma Louise Mead, one of the pioneers who made early California history, died here Thursday after a long illness.

      Deceased was 82 years of age, a native of Iowa, but practically her entire life was spent in California. The family settled originally near Copperopolis where they were engaged in farming. When but fifteen years of age deceased was married to Charles Drew, and the young people moved at once to Red Bluff where Drew engaged in mining for many years. the two surviving children are both residents of Oakdale, Mrs. Ed Rodden and Mrs. Maude Gray.

      Following Mr. Drew's death forty years ago, deceased came to Oakdale to make her home and here married Willard Mead. They removed to Stockton where Mrs. Mead became prominent in social work and for her love of children. In all she brought up ten homeless children. Nine years ago, following the death of her husband, Mrs. Mead moved to Yosemite Valley where she made her home until six years ago, at which time she came to Oakdale, residing with her two daughters.

      Funeral services for deceased were held at the Oakdale Undertaking Parlors Saturday afternoon, with Rev. H. H. Allen in charge. Interment was made in Copperopolis.
    Person ID I222  7_families
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2005 

    Father James S. Burger,   b. 1829, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1878, Red Bluff, Tehama, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Nancy Middleton,   b. 1834, , , Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1909, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1850  , , Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F150570  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Charles Henry Drew,   b. 27 Aug 1844, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1890, Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 22 May 1867  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Marriage also noted as 23 May 1869 by Hattie Turner Morgue.
    Children 
     1. Anna Belle Drew,   b. 21 Dec 1867, , Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1878, Red Bluff, Tehama, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    +2. Ada May Drew,   b. 23 Jan 1870, Sebastopol, Sonoma California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1951, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. David Henry Drew,   b. 20 Oct 1870, , Sonoma, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1872, Red Bluff, Tehama, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +4. Maud Alice Drew,   b. 8 Jan 1875, , Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1961, , Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F222  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Willard Clinton Mead,   b. 01 Jan 1849, , McHenry, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1919, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1891  , , California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2003 
    Family ID F147081  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Sep 1852 - , , Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Elkhorn, San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 May 1867 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Anally, Sonoma, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Angels Camp, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1891 - , , California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Stockton, San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Stockton, San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aug 1933 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Aug 1933 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Emma Louisa Burger
    Emma Louisa Burger

    Documents
    Map to Drew related homes and properties in Copperopolis, California.
    Map to Drew related homes and properties in Copperopolis, California.
    Charles Drew - Emma Burger Marriage License
    Charles Drew - Emma Burger Marriage License
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Party
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Party
    19 Apr 1925
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Obituary
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Obituary
    Emma Louisa Burger Drew obituary
    Emma Louisa Burger Drew obituary
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Party
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Party
    Birthday party thrown for Emma Lousia Burger Drew Mead by her daughters and granddaughters: Ada Drew Rodden, Maud Drew Gray, grandchildren: Mellie Rodden Finney, Alice Gray and Bobby Rodden and great grandchildren: George and Robert Gray, Billy Rodden and Rodden Finney.

    Headstones
    Emma Louisa Burger Drew Mead headstone
    Emma Louisa Burger Drew Mead headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S404] California, San Joaquin, Elkhorn - 1860 - Federal Census, California, San Joaquin, Elkhorn, (www.ancestry.com).

    2. [S405] California, Sonoma, Anally - 1870 - Federal Census, California, Sonoma, Anally - Sebastopol Post Office, (www.ancestry.com).

    3. [S373] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - 1880 Federal Census, California, Calaveras, Copperopolis, (www.familysearch.org), Emma Drew, 26, born in Iowa. Father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Iowa. National Archives Film T9-0064, Page 398B (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S379] California, San Joaquin, Stockton - 1910 Federal Census, California, San Joaquin, Stockton, (www.ancestry.com), Emma L. Mead, 58, born in Iowa (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S352] California, San Joaquin, Stockton - 1920 - Federal Census, California, San Joaquin, Stockton, (www.ancestry.com), 730, 27, 27. Enumeration District #173, sheet 2A. Enumerated on 3 January 1920 ... East Jefferson area. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S370] California, Stanislaus, Oakdale - 1930 - Federal Census, California, Stanislaus, Oakdale, (www.ancestry.com), Emma L. Mead, 78, mother-in-law, born in Iowa. Father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S377] Native Daughters of the Golden West, The Native Daughters fo the Golden West, (San Francisco, CA., The Native Daughters of the Golden West. Microfilmed records.), 4:33 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S316] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - Cemetery, California, Calaveras, Copperopolis Cemetery, Emma L. Mead tombstone (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S317] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - Copperopolis Courier, ((Copperopolis, California), 1865 - 1867), Book B, pg 249 (Reliability: 4).
      Marriage license of Charles H. Drew and Emma L. Burger

    10. [S397] California, Calaveras, Vital Records Index - Marriages 1854 - 1905, Calaveras County (California) County Recorder, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1981. Film #1302999).