Emily Kate Newcomb

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Emily Kate Wilson (Newcomb)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: District of Columbia, USA
Death: Died in New York City, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Simon Newcomb and Mary Caroline Hassler
Wife of Francis Asbury Wilson and Francis Asbury Wilson
Mother of Margery Wilson; Mildred Noce; Hildegard Wilson Cannan; Simon Newcomb Wilson; Hertha (Mikki) Cavenaugh and 1 other
Sister of Anita Rosalie McGee; William Bartlett Newcomb; Anna Josepha Newcomb and <private> whitney (Newcomb)

Occupation: Housewife, psychologist, photographer
Managed by: Private User
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About Emily Kate Newcomb

My grandmother, Mildred Noce told me that her mother, Emily Kate went back to college as an adult and became one of the first female psychologist in New York. She was also an avid amateur photographer.

As a family, they traveled abroad by steamship every summer and each of her children would spend a year living with a host family in one of the countries that they visited so that they could become fluent in the language and culture.

The family was a member of the New York 500 Social Register.

Emily Kate Newcomb survived her husband and spent her last years in Woods Hole.

Mildred Noce Melody, her graddaughter (and my mother) lived with her from 1942 - 1945 while she worked at the Oceanographic Institution and waited for her husband to return from the war.

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Emily Kate Newcomb's Timeline

1869
June 30, 1869
District of Columbia, USA
1890
April 8, 1890
Age 20
April 8, 1890
Age 20
1892
April 1892
Age 22
Brookline, MA, United States

Born 1894--14 years older than Herta and 2 years older than Mildred Wilson Noce.

1894
1894
Age 24
1905
1905
Age 35
1906
August 13, 1906
Age 37
Southampton, New York, United States

Born August 13, 1906. Lived inm Pelham, NY.

1910
March 3, 1910
Age 40
1915
1915
Age 45
Oslo, Norway
1948
1948
Age 78
New York City, New York, USA