Katherine (Kate) Twitchell

Last updated 20 Aug 2006 in Emry–Hopwood Family.


Born: 8 Jan 1882 in Carthage, Jasper, Missouri

Died: 23 Jan 1921 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri

Father: James Edwin Twitchell (1839 – 1924)

Mother: Emily (Emma) Bailey (1845 – 1912)


Spouse/Partner: Leslie Burson Emry (1880 – 1933)

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)

Miscellaneous Facts


Burial: 26 Jan 1921 at Carthage, Jasper, Missouri

General Notes and Anecdotes

Born and raised in Carthage Mo. She was very active in school. Kate played

basketball usually against the boys. She played the organ at few churchs in

Carthage. She was  a tall and slender girl with long wavy red hair.

In the middle of 1918, she took ill. At that time they thought it was scarlet fever.

Janury 23 1921 she pass away in Kansas City Mo. She had lived in Kansas

City MO. for 12 years.

Kate is buried in Park Cemetery in Carthage Mo.