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Emma enlisted in the Army in Kansas City, KS, according to her record in the National Archives, Access to Archival Databases. Her residence was in Kansas City, MO, where she was a dressmaker/seamstress. Emma E. Hughes Wallace died in Kansas City, MO and is buried in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Sources: Social Security Applications and Claims Index in Ancestry; Emma E. Wallace at Find A Grave; U.S. Veterans' Gravesites in Ancestry; Kentucky Birth Index in Ancestry; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File (Ancestry); "Deaths and Funerals: Emma Evelyn Wallace," The Kansas City Star, 4/3/2002; and Polk's Cape Girardeau (Missouri) City Directory 1930, p. 215.
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|NKAA Source: National Archives, Access to Archival Databases (online)|
|NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)|
|NKAA Source: The Kansas City star (newspaper)|
|NKAA Source: Polk's Cape Girardeau (Missouri) city directory|
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“Wallace, Emma Evelyn Hughes,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 23, 2023, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004528.
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