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David William Emmack (b. May 26, 1877, d. Feb 17, 1943)David William Emmack (son of William Emmack and Delania Ann Morris) was born May 26, 1877 in Columbus Junction, Iowa, and died Feb 17, 1943 in Columbus City, Iowa.He married (1) Flossie Arthur.He married (2) Ada Morris on 1900 in Greene County, IN., daughter of Jefferson Morris and Susan ?.
Notes for David William Emmack:
David William, second son of William and Delania Emmack, was born May 26,1877 at Columbus Junction, Iowa.
He spent his childhood days and grew to young manhood and took up farming as his profession.
In 1900 he was married to Miss Ada Morris in Indiana.together they established a home near Lettsville, Iowa, later moving to a farm near Worthington, Indiana.They were blessed by the coming of two sons, Chester and Lester.The mother and younger son Lester, passed away in March, 1905.
In 1909 he married Miss Flossie Arthur.to this union came two daughters, Rosa and Lucille. that wife passed away in 1917.
For several years the home was in Columbus City, Iowa where David Emmack
became a member of the Pentecostal church.
from 1920 to date he had operated shoe and harness shops in Powersville, Unionville, Princeton and Spickard.
A man of few words, congenial manner, uprightcharacter, and strict honesty.
He was always interested in the welfare of his family and his fellowmen.
Twice left with motherless babies he always did his best to be both mother and father and raise them in a Christian way.He was a member of the Powersville Masonic lodge, later moving his membership to Princeton.
His father passed away in September, 1925 at Columbus City. His mother spent her declining years with him and passed away at his home in November 1933.
He departed this life at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lester Hauck at Princeton, February 17,1943, after a long disablement which terminated, in several days of intense suffering.His entire family were at his bedside.
He leaves his family, Chester Emmack of Lucerne, Mrs. Elza Baker and Mrs. Lester Hauck of Princeton; grandchildren, Richard and Helen Greene, Patty Baker,Esther Hauck andMialo Emmack;two sisters, Mrs. Dolly Townsley of Clinton, Iowa, Mrs. Maggie Buttman of Oschelata, Oklahoma; three brothers, Edd of Fairfield and Chester of Allerton, Iowa and Melvin of Riverton, Wyoming, besides several nieces, nephews and friends.
The funeral was conducted Thursday P.M. by Rev. Walker of Princeton at the Martin funeral parlors. Burial in Princeton cemetery with honors of Masonic Order conducted by Mr. Justin fuller and brother members of Princeton.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank the kind friends who assisted during the illness and at the death of our father, D. W. Emmack, also for the floral offerings sent by the Lodge and the Opportunity Club.
Ada Morris, the first wife of David Emmack, was the daughter of Jefferson Morris.
Jefferson and Delania (Morris) Emmack were brother and sister, making Ada and David first cousins.In the 1900 census David was living with David Martin and Sarah Eliz. Morris in Centre Twp., Delaware County, Indiana.
More About David William Emmack and Ada Morris:
Marriage: 1900, Greene County, IN..
Children of David William Emmack and Ada Morris are:
- +Chester Mialo Emmack, b. Mar 04, 1902, Letts, Iowa, d. Dec 30, 1981, Corydon, Wayne County, Iowa@hospital.
- Lester Emmack, b. Mar 1905, d. Mar 1905.