Emma Leggett1

F, b. 26 September 1845, d. 14 June 1863
FatherAugustus Wright Leggett b. 11 Jun 1816, d. 12 Jan 1885
MotherEliza Seaman b. 9 May 1815, d. 9 Feb 1900
Emma Leggett
     Emma Leggett was born on Friday, 26 September 1845 at the family home "Hillside", Roslyn, Queens County, Long Island, New York, about 12:00 am. Emma was never married. Emma died on Sunday, 14 June 1863 in Clintonville, Waterford Township, Oakland County, Michigan, at the family home - "Mill Farm" at age 17 years, 8 months and 19 days at approximately half past 1:00 am, She had been sick with diphtheria.

Death Notice: On the 14th instant, at the residence of her father in Clintonville, town of Waterford, Oakland County, Michigan. Emma Leggett, aged seventeen years, second daughter of Augustus W. and Eliza S. Leggett. Cut off in the very blossom of life, she has left friends and relatives to mourn a full loving, patriotic heart.

Emma was buried at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, alongside her parents.2


  1. [S91] Michigan Daughters of the American Revolution, Old Bible and Other Genealogical Records, Volume 5: page 103.
  2. [S506] Note: Cemetery Records note she was age 17 years no dates given. She was buried in plot 4-447.