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Emily Lydia Wyly (1846 - 1866)

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Emily Lydia Wyly
1846 - 1866
Born
1846
Death
1866
Australia
Last Known Residence
Australia
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Emily Lydia Wyly of Australia was born in 1846 to Stephen George Henty and Jane Pace Henty. She had siblings Walter Thomas Henty, Percy Henty, Percy Henty, Frances Elizabet Smallpage, Annie Maria Stapylton-Bree, and William Henty. Emily Wyly died at age 20 years old in 1866.
Updated: September 2, 2013
Biography ID: 140551398

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Emily Wyly passed away at age 20 years old in 1866. Emily Lydia Wyly of Australia was born in 1846 to Stephen George Henty and Jane Pace Henty. Emily Wyly had siblings Walter Thomas Henty, Percy Henty, Percy Henty, Frances Elizabet Smallpage, Annie Maria Stapylton-Bree, and William Henty.

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Emily Lydia Wyly lived 55 years shorter than the average Wyly family member when she died at the age of 20.
The average age of a Wyly family member is 75.
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1846 - 1866 World Events

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In 1846, in the year that Emily Lydia Wyly was born, on April 25th, conflict widened in Texas' border disputes with Mexico, following the US annexation of Texas. On May 13th, the United States declared war on Mexico and the Mexican-American War officially began.

In 1850, when she was merely 4 years old, on March 7th, Senator Daniel Webster of Massachusetts delivered the "Seventh of March" speech. Trying to avoid a civil war, he endorsed "slave states" and "free states" and the Fugitive Slave Law, which directed federal officials to "recapture and return runaway slaves".

In 1853, at the age of just 7 years old, Emily was alive when on March 4th, Franklin Pierce became the 14th President of the United States. His son had been killed in a train accident that also involved Pierce and his wife on January 6 - the only of 3 sons to survive until then. Due to the resultant depression and his unpopular policies, he was not re-nominated for President and served only one term.

In 1866, in the year of Emily Lydia Wyly's passing, on April 10th, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - the ASPCA - was created. New Yorker Henry Bergh was the first President of the Society and the leader in its creation. He later formed the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

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