Emma L. Phillips of Dumont, New Jersey married Dr. John McDivitt, who died in 1911.
Following his death, Mrs. McDivitt moved to Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, where
her cousin, Jennie Sewell Linson Horton lived in an area called Forest Home.
McDivitt was employed at the New York State Extension Office, Roberts Hall, Cornell
University, from 1919 to 1930.