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Rev. John Emerson

Male 1706 - 1774  (68 years)


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  • Name John Emerson 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 27 February 1705/6  Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 July 1774  Topsfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • John was ordained at Topsfield 27 Nov 1728, and was pastor there for 46 years until his death. His will, dated 21 Jun 1774, gave to his wife Elizabeth the mansion house, a third of the real estate, three cows, six sheep, the use of the riding horse and chaise, and all provisions in the house, also £9.17.4 until the decease of his mother-in-law, Mary Pratt; to son Edward, £286.13.4; to son Elihu, £106.15.3, and the farm in Westfield, Hampshire Co.; to son Joseph, £240, besides the liberal education he has had, also half the right of land in Barnstead, NH; to six daughters, Elizabeth Gould, Rebekah Hogdon, Mary Baker, Dorcas Porter, Hannah How, and Dorothy Emerson, £164.8.10 each, and household goods after wife’s decease; to Sarah Emerson (under 18 years of age) that lives with my son Edward, £16 at 18 years or marriage; to son Thomas (Executor), £733, he to erect gravestones for myself and wife. [1]
    Person ID I33293  Schirado
    Last Modified 31 March 2015 

    Father Dea. Edward Emerson,   b. 26 April 1670, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1743, Malden, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Waldo,   b. 28 January 1662, Ipswich, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 April 1752, Malden, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 27 January 1697/8  Chelmsford, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F7609  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elizabeth Pratt,   b. about 1708, Malden, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1790, Topsfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 23 October 1729  Malden, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Joseph Emerson,   b. 4 September 1750, Topsfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 March 1822, Alfred, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Family ID F23645  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S143] Donald Lines Jacobus, (New Haven, Connecticut, 1933).


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