Emmeline Bartley lost her husband and two sons within six months of each other. Her husband left her some medical books which she studied. She used that knowledge to become a midwife in the community. She also had a sewing machine which she used to make men's clothing.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Emmeline by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Emmeline: