Emily Josephine Boerum
Emily Josephine (Boerum) (Twiss) Roel (1856-1929)
Emily Josephine Boerum was born on 21 July 1856 in Bethel, Fairfield County, Conn, USA, daughter of Abraham M. Boerum and Phila Delia (McCulley) Boerum. 11860 United States Federal Census, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: M653_75; Page: 51; Family History Library Film: 803075, viewed at Ancestry.com. She died on 27 May 1929 in Bridgeport, Fairfield County. She married first William Clifford Twiss, son of Stark Twiss and possibly Mary Taylor, on 04 April 1875 in Norwalk, Fairfield County. He was born on 01 April 1838 possibly in Emly, Tipperary, Ireland. He died on 28 December 1925 in Norwalk. She married second James Roel, son of George Roel and Rose Spezil on 22 March 1899 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. He was born about 1862 in Peru.
Emily (Boerum) Twiss and William Clifford Twiss had the following children:
William Frederick Twiss, b: 15 May 1876; m: Bertha May Gregory; d: 10 Oct 1944
Clifford Gaylord Twiss, b: 8 Nov 1877; m: Naomi May Martin; m2: Florence J. Hiltz; d: 23 Oct 1946
Ethel Lydia Twiss, b: 21 September 1881; m: William Howard Herriott; m2: Harvey W. Corbin; d: 22 November 1970
Ada Twiss, b: 19 August 1885; m: Frank Roy Sano; d: 04 May 1959
Related to Emily:
Our first look at William C. Twiss in Norwalk, Connecticut.
Mary Taylor was born about 1799 possibly in England. She likely died in County Tipperary, Ireland.
Stark Twiss was born in about 1795 in probably Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland. He married Mary Taylor in 1820 in Cashel. He died after 1853.
Bertha May Gregory was born in Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut on 27 Sep 1880. She died on 12 May 1958 in Bridgeport, Fairfield County.
William Frederick Twiss was born in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut on 15 May 1876 to William C. Twiss and Emily Josephine Boerum. He died in Bridgeport, Fairfield County on 10 Oct 1944.
James McCulley was born on 10 September 1784 in Pennsylvania, USA and died on 16 May 1865 in Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA.
William C. Twiss was born possibly in Emly, Tipperary, Ireland on 01 April 1838. He died in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut on 28 December 1925.
General View of the Green, Norwalk, Conn. 1855. Unknown Author, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons