Muriel Annie WEMPLE

Female 1876 - 1946  (70 years)


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  • Name Muriel Annie WEMPLE 
    Born 13 Jul 1876  Antioch, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Oct 1946  Santa Barbara, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1828  Wemple Family Ancestry
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 

    Father Emmet Leroy WEMPLE,   b. 18 Jun 1848, Jamestown, Chautaugua County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1907, San Francisco, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Anna Isabella GUNN,   b. 15 Apr 1852, Woonsocket, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1909, San Francisco, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1874  San Francisco, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Conway Hiden EDWARDS,   b. 25 Sep 1875, near Ashville, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1916, Santa Ynez, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 02 Oct 1901  San Francisco, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sheffield EDWARDS,   b. 12 Jun 1902, San Francisco, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1975, Leesburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Emmett Wemple EDWARDS,   b. 21 Feb 1905, San Francisco, CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jan 1964, Elko, NV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • She attended public schools and graduated from San Francisco Normal School in 1898 and then received the degree of Master of Arts, June 1938, from Claremont College Graduate School. In 1908, she began teaching school in a one-room school near Santa Ynez Mission. From 1909 to 1925, she taught school in the College District, Santa Ynez, serving as principal. During this same period, besides teaching, she also supervised an 18,000 acre ranch belonging to the Santa Ynez Valley Development Company, wrote fire insurance and sold real estate. In 1925, she joined her son, Sheffield, who had been assigned to duty at Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii, and taught children of Army officers, returning to the mainland in 1927 to sell real estate and study school administration. In 1931, she was elected County Superintendent of Schools, Santa Barbara County, CA. During WW I she was active in the Red Cross and Library Loan Drives. She held membership in Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Zonta, Business and Professional Women's Club, Chamber of Commerce, California Teachers' Association, National Education Association, Progressive Education Association, American Association of School Administrators, The City Club, Woman's Club, American Association of Indian Affairs of Santa Barbara. GJW


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