Emily Arabella Maynard Burke was born on this day in 1867. The third child and second daughter of Rev. William John and Emily Burke. She was called after her mother’s sister Emily, Maynard came from her mother’s ancestors, who emigrated to the West Indies and Arabella, was after Maria Arabella Armit, who married into the local Joly family who were friends of her father. Emily always singed the English version of her name as Emily “M” Burke/Weddall.