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  • ID: I6669
  • Name: German Horton Hunt EMORY
  • Surname: EMORY
  • Given Name: German Horton Hunt
  • Prefix: Maj.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 Sep 1882 in Murner's Branch, Allegeny County, Maryland
  • Death: 1 Nov 1918 in Romagne, France
  • _UID: 962024FF85DC8E4BA453E76B8CF552EE1D91
  • Note:
    1. 1910 Maryland Census

    104 W. Eager St., Baltimore city

    Emory, German H. H. 27 b. WV Parents born WV Lawyer
    " Lucy Wife 27 b. MD Parents born MD

    German's birthplace and that of his parents is listed as WV. However, from his unusual name, age, and subsequent census records (see below) which list the birthplace of his son's father as MD, his birth in WV is not correct and this is the German Emory, son of William H. Emory and wife Eleanor

    2. 1920 Maryland Census

    48 W. Biddle St., Baltimore City

    Emory, Lucy 37 Widow b. MD Parents born MD
    " German H. Son 9 b. MD Parents born MD
    " Richard W. Son 6 b. MD Parents born MD
    " Morris S. Son 4 2/12 b. MD Parents born MD
    Stump, Nanie Mother 55 Widow b. MD Parents born MD
    " Mary Sister 32 Single b. MD Parents born MD secretary society
    " Martha Sister 25 b. MD Parents born MD secretary society

    3. Maryland Historical Magazine
    By William Hand Browne, Louis Henry Dielman, Maryland Historical Society

    4. Killed in action in WWI

    5. Maryland Military Men, 1917-18

    Name: German Horton Hunt Emory
    Star: died in World War service under honorable conditions.
    Race: white
    Address: 11 W. Biddle St., Baltimore
    Birth Place: Allegany Co., Md.
    Birth Date: 27 Sep 1882
    Comment: ORC 8/15/17 capt Inf; maj Inf 3/7/18, (Ft Myer Va.); 320 Inf, Overseas 5/25/18 to death, Artois Sector; Somme Off; St Mihiel; Bethincourt Sector; Meuse-Argonne, Killed in action 11/1/18, Distinguished Service Cross, Near Sommerance, France, Nov. 1, 1918., After advancing to the north slope of the Ravine Aux Pierres, through heavy machine-gun and shell fire, Major Emory's battalion was momentarily held up by a very intense machine-gun fire. He was killed while personally directing the attack and encouraging his troops, moving back and forth in front of the line in plain view of the enemy and under direct machine-gun fire., AEF Citation for Gallantrytin Action, For gallantry in action in the Bois des Ogons, France, September 26, 1918, in rallying his men under terrific machine gun fire., AEF Meritorious Service Certificate, For services as Battalion Commander, 320th Infantry, 80th Division.
    Maryland in the World War 1917-1919; Military and Naval Service Records, Volumes I & II
    Order of St. Sava

    6. Information provided by Aubrey Emory (

    7. U.S. Passport Application of wife
  • Change Date: 30 Jun 2011 at 20:32:41

    Father: William Hopper EMORY Jr. b: Jun 1849/1850 in Baltimore, Maryland
    Mother: Eleanor "Ellen" Louise HUNT b: Sep 1852 in Maryland

    Marriage 1 Lucy Imogen STUMP b: 26 Feb 1883 in Baltimore County, Maryland
      1. Has Children German Horton Hunt EMORY Jr. b: 7 Dec 1910 in Baltimore, Maryland
      2. Has Children Richard Woollen EMORY b: 20 Aug 1913 in Baltimore, Maryland
      3. Has Children Morris Soper EMORY b: 25 Oct 1915 in Baltimore, Maryland
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