Emma V. Withrow was born Jan. 1861 In Wisconsin. After marrying Harding Allan, they moved to Seattle from Chippewa Falls in 1900, and resided at 1421 E. Valley in Seattle.
In 1870, she was in Wisconsin with Charles Withrow (37, Ill) and "Jerusia" Withrow (35, Ill) and sister Lotta (17, Ill), brothers Charles (15, Ill), William (11, Wis) and Harry (4, Wis) In 1880, she was in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin with her parents and brother Harry. Charles was a hotel keeper, and his parents were from North Carolina.
She married Harding F Allan on 1 May 1884 in the First Methodist Church, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. He was b. in Nova Scotia to Robert and Mary Allan; she was b. in Chippewa Falls to Charles Wesley and Jerusha Withrow
In 1910, Emma was in Seattle with her husband Harding F, and children Mable E, 25; Robert H, 21; Rhea E., 21; Ruth M. 18; Ethel D. 17; Helen F, 13; Donald B., 9 (all born in Wisconsin) and Hazel H., 7, WA.
Daughter Ruth M Allan married Eugene W Paine on 12-13-1915 at the residence of the bride, Seattle, WA
In 1920, Emma was in Seattle with her husband, and children Ethel D, Helen F, Donald B, and Hazel H, as well as married daughters Mabel A Dorr, with her daugher Virginia (6, CA) and Rhea Fenton, with her 2 month old son John A. Fenton.
Daughter Ethel Dorothy Allan married Walker S Perry in Seattle on 30 July 1927.
Her husband died 19 Jan 1928, in Seattle.
In Washington state death records, she is listed as Emma V Allen, d. 18 June 1948, age 87, at Ft Steilacoom, Pierce Co WA, wife of H.F. Allen.