Lydia Emerson

2 March 1771–4 July 1854 (Age 83)
Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia

When Lydia Emerson was born on 2 March 1771, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, James Emerson, was 32 and her mother, Lydia Hoyt, was 30. She married Moses George on 25 December 1788, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 4 July 1854, at the age of 83, and was buried in East Weare Cemetery, Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Lydia? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Moses George
Lydia Emerson
Marriage: 25 December 1788
James George
Lydia E. George
Betsey George Favor
Relephe George
Hannah George
Relephe George
Moses E. George

Spouse and Children



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

Age 5
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 5
New Hampshire is 9th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 23
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

(1997: 11763;2007: 22967; 2010: 30702)English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Emery’, or possibly a variant of Emmeson, from the Middle English personal name Emmott + -son, with later shortening of the first element (see Emmett ). See Emery and compare Empson .History: The poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82) was born in Boston of a line on his father's side that can be traced back through preachers to the first colonial generation. The name Emerson was brought over from England independently by various other people, including a Thomas Emerson who settled at Ipswich, MA, c. 1636.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names


Sources (18)

  • Lydia Emerson, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Lydia George, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia in entry for Moses E. George and Mary E. Tasker, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.