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)

Family #1

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)

Family #2

Spouse/Partner: Nadine Pickett (1890 – 1949)

Married: 2 Feb 1924

Miscellaneous Facts


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

family plot.

Topeka Kansas.

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.