Emma Willard (1897 - 1976)

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Emma Willard
1897 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Emma Willard was born on June 24, 1897. She died in April 1976 at 78 years old. We know that Emma Willard had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.

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Emma Willard passed away in April 1976 at age 78. She was born on June 24, 1897. We are unaware of information about Emma's surviving family. We know that Emma Willard had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.
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1897 - 1976 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that Emma Willard was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1928, she was 31 years old when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1931, she was 34 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1962, she was 65 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1976, in the year of Emma Willard's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Edith Willard
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Dolores Willard
Aug 15, 1919 - Aug 13, 2009
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George S Willard
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Edna D Willard
Nov 11, 1901 - Dec 1, 1990
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Feb 16, 1932 - Feb 14, 1996
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Jane C Willard
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Mary Willard
Jan 21, 1901 - January 1978
Wayne, PA
Mary C Willard
Jun 6, 1911 - Sep 11, 2001
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Lottie B Willard
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