Emma Elizabeth Strange was born on 25 Jul 1854 in Richland, South Carolina, USA a child of Thomas W H Strange and Carolina Elizabeth Frost Strange.
Emma E. Strange was counted in the census on 24 Jun 1880 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 6-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Thos. Strange; her mother, Caroline Strange; and her sisters, Juliano F. Strange and Susanna Strange.
When she was 42, she married John Lee Kirkland Sr, son of William M Kirkland and Margrett S. Kirkland, on 17 Mar 1897.
On May 24, 1900, Emma Strange was listed as as the mother on the birth record of Lenora Kirkland.
Emma Kirkland was counted in the census on 23 Jun 1900 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 26-year-old, female, married, white, wife. Also in the home was her husband, John L. Kirkland; his children from previous marriage, Jessie Kirkland, Maggie Kirkland, and John Kirkland; and their child, Harry Kirkland.
She died on 09 Jan 1902. She was buried in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA in John Lee Kirkland Family Cemetery.
On August 6, 1939, Emma Strange was listed as the mother on the death record of Harry Daniel Kirkland.