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Emily Scott Sheehan

3 November 1841–18 January 1921

Born 3 Nov. 1841 at Mill Creek Township, Hamilton Co., Ohio.[1] Daughter of John Sheehan and Jane Bonnell.[2] Married Thomas M. Dill, ca. 1875; six children.[3] Divorced ca. 1889.[4] Visited Salt Lake City with her daughter Lorena Dill, 1898, 1902.[5] Met with EBW, 26 Aug. 1902.[6] Moved to Cleveland, by 1910.[7] Died 18 Jan. 1921 in Berea, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; buried at Reading, Hamilton Co.[8]

 

[1] 1840 U.S. Census, Mill Creek, Hamilton Co., OH, p. 476, John Sheehan. 1850 U.S. Census, Mill Creek Township, Hamilton Co., OH, Emely Shean. Certificates of Death, 1908–1953; index, 1908–1911, Emely Scott Dill, file 948/281, microfilm 1991394, DGS 4017669, FHL. 

[2] 1850 U.S. Census, Mill Creek Township, Hamilton Co., OH, Emely Shean. Certificates of Death, 1908–1953; index, 1908–1911, Emely Scott Dill, file 948/281, microfilm 1991394, DGS 4017669, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 21 Jan. 2020), Emily Scott Sheehan (GSBD-RX8). 

[3] Cuyahoga Co., OH, Probate Court, Marriage Records, 1810–1941, vol. 54, p. 369, Sumner S. Dill and Bessie E. Phillips, 15 Sept. 1902, microfilm 877936, DGS 4016948, FHL. 1880 U.S. Census, Carthage, Hamilton Co., OH, ED 97, p. 36, Emma S. Dill. 1900 U.S. Census, Sycamore, Hamilton Co., OH, ED 322, p. 5A, Emely Dill.

[4] “A Victim of Poetry,” Cincinnati Enquirer, 25 Sept. 1889, 8.

[5] EBW, Diary, 10 July 1898. “Ohio Literary Woman Here,” Salt Lake Telegram, 27 Aug. 1902, 6.

[6] EBW, Diary, 26 Aug. 1902. 

[7] 1910 U.S. Census, Cleveland Ward 26, Cuyahoga Co., OH, ED 373, p. 10B, Emily Dill.

[8] Certificates of Death, 1908–1953; index, 1908–1911, Emely Scott Dill, file 948/281, microfilm 1991394, DGS 4017669, FHL. “Emily S. Dill,” Reading Protestant Cemetery, Reading, Hamilton Co., OH, Find a Grave, posted 21 Mar. 2013, memorial no. 107061525 (http://findagrave.com, accessed 29 May 2018).