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Emma Riley (Wessels)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Morely, Michigan, United States
Death: Died in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
Place of Burial: Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of Charles Lawerance Riley and Joseph Phillips
Mother of William "Bill" Charles Riley; John Lawerance Riley; Ivy Riley; Nettie Mary Thornton and Michael Riley

Occupation: Housewife
Managed by: Larry Michael Boyer
Last Updated:

About Emma Riley

Charles and Emma Riley were married Dec. 27,1890 in Newaygo, Mich.

So began the Riley Family Tree!

They had 5 children: 4 while living in Mich. ( William, John, Ivy, Nettie ) and 1 ( Michael ) was born in Montana

They moved out west in 1900 on the way they lost their daughter Ivy ( just 4 years old ) to rocky mountain fever. They settled in Ferry, Washington. In 1922 Charles was killed while hauling logs. Emma moved to Spokane, Washington and met and married Joseph Phillips. In 1925 her son Michael died from spinal-menigitis.

The Children:

William and his wife Elleyn: Settled in Pentiction, B.C.( Canada )

They had 12 children ( Charles, James, Virginia, Mary, Nettie, Alice, Leonard, Ralph, Emma, Patrick, Sharon, Michael ). William ( Bill ) was a fruit farmer for many years.

John and his wife Bertha: Lived in Spokane, Washington. They had 3 children ( Marie, John, Irene ). He worked for Ohio Match Co. and Bertha worked at White Pine Sash Co.

Nettie and her husband Charles: Lived in Spokane, Washington. They had 4 children ( Beatrice, Lucille, Lawrence, Shirley ) . Charles worked at the White Pine Sash Co

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Emma Riley's Timeline

1874
June 22, 1874
Morely, Michigan, United States
1891
October 3, 1891
Age 17
White Cloud, Michigan, United States
1893
December 16, 1893
Age 19
White Cloud, Michigan, United States
1896
September 18, 1896
Age 22
White Cloud, Michigan, United States
1899
April 10, 1899
Age 24
White Cloud, Michigan, United States
1901
March 4, 1901
Age 26
Montana, United States
1928
1928
Age 53
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
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Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States