Daniel Decatur Emmett

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Daniel Decatur Emmett

Also Known As: "Dan Emmett"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Mt Vernon, OH, USA
Death: Died in Mt Vernon, OH, USA
Place of Burial: Mound View Cemetery, 307 Wooster Rd, Mt Vernon, OH, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Emmett and Sarah Emmett
Husband of Catharine Emmett and Mary Louise Emmett
Brother of Martha Lewis and Lafayette Emmett

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About Daniel Decatur Emmett

Best known for writing "Dixie." Other songs written by Dan Emmett include "Old Dan Tucker," "The Blue Tail Fly," and "Turkey in the Straw." Daniel Emmett was a minstrel, song writer, and entertainer. Being a northern sympathizer, he was very distraught when "Dixie" became the Confederate anthem.

Emmett performed in circuses, including the June, Titus, and Angevine Circus.

http://www.knoxhistory.org/authors/emmett.htm

http://www.danemmett.org/

http://ny77thballadeers.tripod.com/dixie.html

https://books.google.com/books?id=MBS-WO5oYiQC&pg=PA69&lpg=PA69&dq=C.P.+Buckingham,+mayor+of+Mount+Vernon,+Oh&source=bl&ots=-0sQ0wRoI_&sig=MpOkA6iAgPF-aJD9Y2D0YtWagxQ&hl=en&sa=X&ei=soAEVeaTFMnSggTzqoPYDA&ved=0CCMQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=C.P.%20Buckingham%2C%20mayor%20of%20Mount%20Vernon%2C%20Oh&f=false

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Daniel Decatur Emmett's Timeline

1815
1815
Mt Vernon, OH, USA
1852
1852
Age 37
1879
1879
Age 64
1904
June 28, 1904
Age 89
Mt Vernon, OH, USA
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Mt Vernon, OH, USA