Person:William Emerson (6)

m. 27 Dec 1721
  1. Hannah Emerson1722 - 1812
  2. Rev. Joseph Emerson1724 - 1775
  3. Mary Emerson1726 - 1758
  4. Edward Emerson1728 -
  5. Samuel Emerson1730 -
  6. Bulkleley Emerson1732 - 1801
  7. Waldo Emerson1734 - 1734
  8. Waldo Emerson1735 - 1774
  9. Ebenezer Emerson1736 - 1750
  10. Rebecca Emerson1738 - 1816
  11. Ruth Emerson1740/41 - 1808
  12. Rev. William Emerson1743 - 1776
  13. Rev. John Emerson1745 - 1826
  • HRev. William Emerson1743 - 1776
  • WPhebe Bliss1741 - 1825
m. 21 Aug 1766
  1. William Emerson1769 - 1811
  2. Mary Moody Emerson1774 - 1863
Facts and Events
Name[4] Rev. William Emerson
Gender Male
Birth[3] 31 May 1743 Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 21 Aug 1766 Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Phebe Bliss
Death[1][2] 20 Oct 1776 Rutland, Rutland, Vermont, United States
Reference Number? Q16198499?
Burial[1] Pleasant Street Cemetery, West Rutland, Rutland, Vermont, United States

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Reverend William Emerson Sr. was a minister. He was the father of William Emerson Jr., Mary Moody Emerson and grandfather of Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Emerson Sr. served as chaplain of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress and chaplain of the Continental Army. He died in 1776.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave.

    Rev William Emerson [this is a monument in Concord "erected by this town in memory of their pastor"]
    Rev William Emerson [this is a monument in West Rutland, Vermont, "dedicated 1975"]

  2. Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850. (Boston: Beacon Press, 1891), p. 245.

    Rev'd Mr William Emerson Husband to Mrs Phebe his wife Dyed at auttor Creek or Ruttland in his Return from the Public Service October ye 20th : 1776 [AEt. 33. g.s.]

  3. Births, in Corey, Deloraine P., Compiler. Births, Marriages and Deaths in the Town of Malden, Massachusetts, 1649-1850. (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Printed at the University Press for the City of Malden, 1903), p. 24.

    [149] William, s of Rev. Joseph and Mary, May 31, 1743.

  4. Jacobus, Donald Lines. The Bulkeley genealogy: Rev. Peter Bulkeley--being an account of his career, his ancestry, the ancestry of his two wives, and his relatives in England and New England, together with a genealogy of his descendants through the seventh American generation. (New Haven, Conn., 1933), p. 193, 371.

    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.