Leslie Burson Emry
Last updated 20 Aug 2006 in Emry–Hopwood Family.
Born: 24 Mar 1880 in Canton, Fulton, Illinois
Died: 26 Jul 1933 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Father: Cyrus Alms Emry (1846 – 1920)
Mother: Sarah Emma Burson (1857 – 1905)
Spouse/Partner: Katherine (Kate) Twitchell (1882 – 1921)
Married: 25 Jan 1911 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
Child: Leslie Burson Emry Jr (1911 – 1977)
Child: Edwin Cyrus Emry (1913 – 1992)
Child: David Twitchell Emry (1915 – 1986)
Spouse/Partner: Nadine Pickett (1890 – 1949)
Married: 2 Feb 1924
Burial: Cremation at Carthage, Jasper, Missouri
Cremation: Jul 1933 at Carthage, Jasper, Missouri
General Notes and Anecdotes
(Medical):He was cremeted and the ashes were scattered over Kate grave.
According to the records at the Cemetery. A marker was place in Emry's
1907 or 1908 he went to work for Missouri Texas Railroad. as track surveyor.
Then went to work for Union Pacific railroad. He help built a road that joined the
Missouri -Kanasa to the Union Pacific railroad. This took them to Washington
State. December 1910 he came back to Carthage MO. He married Kate Twitchell
January 25, 1911. Within the a month, He was back to Morton Washington. The
summer of 1911 Kate wrote him with the news of her pregancy. He came home.
He took her to Washington.
Leslie was a tall man of 6 feet 4 inches.