Rev. William Emerson [#695], s/o Rev. Joseph Emerson and Mary Moody, b. Malden 31 May 1743, d. "on Otter Creek (near Rutland), VT, 20 Oct 1776, m. 21 Aug 1766 Phebe Bliss. Graduated Harvard 1761, ordained at Concord 1 Jan 1766. Served as Chaplain to army of Gen. Gates at Ticonderoga, "taken with fever", died on the way home at the house of Rev. Benajah Roots.