Person:William Emerson (5)

  1. William Emerson1769 - 1811
m. 25 Oct 1796
  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson1803 - 1882
Facts and Events
Name William Emerson
Gender Male
Birth[1] 6 May 1769 Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 25 Oct 1796 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Ruth Haskins
Death[1] 12 May 1811 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Burial[2] Kings Chapel Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


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The Rev. William Emerson (May 6, 1770 – May 12, 1811) was one of Boston's leading citizens, a liberal-minded Unitarian minister, pastor to Boston's First Church and founder of its Philosophical Society, Anthology Club, and Boston Athenaeum, and father to Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 William Emerson (minister), in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. William Emerson memorial page, in Find A Grave.