Emma Laura Gorse

Female 1878 - 1959  (80 years)


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  • Name Emma Laura Gorse 
    Born 29 Sep 1878 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Apr 1959 
    Person ID I463  Seaver-Bilyeu-Lowell
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2010 

    Father John S Gorse,   b. 18 Apr 1845, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1920, Ft Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Routs,   b. 29 Sep 1846, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1920, Ft Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1870  Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • After they were married, they lived in Buller, MO, for a while in a tent (probably construction work). A storm blew their tent away, and they lost their wedding certificate in the storm.
    Photos
    The Gorse family
    The Gorse family
    L-R: Charlie, Edith, Frank (sitting), Emma, William, Oma, Elizabeth (Hood), and John Gorse. I may have Emma and Oma switched around.
    Documents
    Census: Gorses, 1900 Federal Census
    Census: Gorses, 1900 Federal Census
    A portion of the 1900 United States Federal Census recording John & Elizabeth, Oma, Elsie, & Frank Gorse, and Ira Wintford, Edith (Gorse), & Roy Seaver living in Coal Twp, Vernon Co., MO, in 1900. Elsie is Oma's daughter. "Next door" is William and Maggie Gorse.
    Family ID F077  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Oscar Harris,   b. 29 Aug 1874, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1943, Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 1895 
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Seavers and Gorses
    Seavers and Gorses
    L-R: Wint Seaver, Mettie (Hamilton) Seaver, Emma (Gorse) Harris, Edith (Gorse) Seaver.