Emma Oliphant

Looking for my great grandmother’s family.

Emma Oliphant, born Abt. 1845 in Philadelphia, PA, USA and died January 22, 1921. She married (1) William H. Woodruff; and, (2) John Richard Beman. John Beman was my great-grandfather; b. 8/29/1861 in Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada and died June 8, 1900 in New York, NY.

I believe Emma’s parents were Benjamin Shamaker Oliphant, b.Abt. 1810 and he died in Washington, D.C. on 08/22/1866 and her mother Hannah Evans, b. Abt. 1815 in Philadelphia, PA, USA, and died 9/15/1863 in Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Emma Oliphant and John Beman had four children:
James Garfield Beman, b. 05 Feb 1882; d. 16 May 1949 in Mount Vernon, NY.
Josephine Hortense Beman, b. Nov. 1883, NY; d. 27 Aug. 1957, Digby, NS, Canada
Horace Greeley Beman, B. Mar. 1886, in NY
Caroline Beman, b. 18 Aug 1887, NY. Caroline died as a young baby.

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