Person:Samuel Emerson (1)

Elder Samuel Emerson
m. 1 Apr 1657
  1. Hannah Emerson1657 - bef 1737/38
  2. John Emerson1659 - 1659
  3. Mary Emerson1660 -
  4. Lieutenant John Emerson1661/62 - 1745
  5. Elder Samuel Emerson1663 - bet 1739
  6. Elizabeth Emerson1665 - 1693
  7. Abigail Emerson1667 - 1667
  8. Jonathan Emerson1669/70 - 1736
  9. Abigail Emerson1671 - abt 1720
  10. Judith Emerson1673 - 1673
  11. Judith Emerson1674 - 1677
  12. Joshua Emerson1675/76 - 1676
  13. Ruth Emerson1677 - 1677
  14. Joshua Emerson1678 - bet 1742
  15. Susanna Emerson1680 - 1680
  • HElder Samuel Emerson1663 - bet 1739
  • WJudith Davisest 1668 - aft 1739
m. 14 Dec 1687
  1. Samuel Emerson1688 - aft 1728
  2. Hannah Emerson1691 -
  3. Hannah Emerson1699/00 - 1725
  4. Michael (Micah) EMERSON1700/01 - ABT 1734
  5. Abigail Emerson1704 - 1757
  6. Timothy EmersonAbt 1706 - Bef 1754
  7. Solomon Emerson1709 - 1800
Facts and Events
Name[1] Elder Samuel Emerson
Gender Male
Birth[1] 2 Feb 1663 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 14 Dec 1687 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Judith Davis
Death[1] bet 13 Mar 1739 and 31 Aug 1743 Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States (probably)Between date of will and date of probate
Will[1] 13 Mar 1739
Probate[1] 31 Aug 1743 Will proved.

He was named a Selectman of Dover in 1705. moved about 1717 into Oyster River Parish where he helped organize the church April 3, 1718. Chosen deacon and elder 16 in November 1721. He was also captain of a foot company on the north side of the Oyster River May 12, 1718.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Pope, Charles Henry. The Haverhill Emersons. (Boston, Mass.  Cambridge, Mass.: Murray and Emery, 1913-1916), 1:27-28.

    Samuel2 Emerson (Michael1), born at Haverhill February 2, 1663-4; married December 14, 1687, Judith, daughter of John and (probably Jane Peasley) Davis, of Haverhill and Dover, N. H., who survived him. He was apprenticed to John Simmons and gave testimony in a suit of his "master" March 23, 1680-1. (Essex Court Files.) After a few years' residence at Haverhill he bought of Jonathan Meder, November 14, 1697, land in Dover, N. H., — "on the Oyster River," another tract on the west side of the Back River, and removed to that place. He was a selectman, constable, deacon and afterward "ruling elder" of the church, captain of a foot company on the north side of Oyster River May 12, 1718. His wife was taken captive by the Indians in one of their raids and held in captivity five years. He and his wife joined in the organizing of the church in Durham in 1718, and he was its first deacon. He bought land in Durham, N. H., in 1732 and conveyed it to his son Solomon in 1739.

  2.   Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Haverhill, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Topsfield, Mass.: Topsfield Historical Society, 1910), 1:123.

    Emmerson, Samuel, s. Michael and Hannah (Webster), [born] Feb. 2, 1663.