Benjamin Franklin "Dock" Emerson

25 November 1852–10 April 1939 (Age 86)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin "Dock"

When Benjamin Franklin "Dock" Emerson was born on 25 November 1852, in Kentucky, United States, his father, William Emerson, was 36 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Keas, was 24. He married Agnes Mary Eaton in 1880, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Fannin, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 6, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 10 April 1939, in Bonham, Republic of Texas, at the age of 86, and was buried in Forest Grove Cemetery, Telephone, Fannin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin "Dock" Emerson
1852–1939
Dessie Stockwell
1883–1977
Marriage: 9 October 1900
Claude E. Emerson
1901–1982
Neal Emerson
1903–1984
Bernard E (Burn) Emerson
1906–1986
Mary Ellen Emerson
1909–1991
Allie Mae Emerson
1915–2008

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 October 1900
Grayson, Texas, United States
children

(5)

    Claude E. Emerson

    Male1901–1982Male

    Neal Emerson

    Male1903–1984Male

    Bernard E (Burn) Emerson

    Male1906–1986Male

    Mary Ellen Emerson

    Female1909–1991Female

    Allie Mae Emerson

    Female1915–2008Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Emerson

    Male1816–1904Male

    Mary Elizabeth Keas

    Female1828–1880Female

siblings

(12)

    Isabella "Belle" Emerson

    Female1844–1920Female

    Strother G Emerson

    Male1847–Male

    James William Emerson

    Male1849–Male

    Millard Fillmore Emerson

    Male1852–Male

    Male1852–1939Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 9

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Emery .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dock Emerson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ben F Emerson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • B F Emerson, "United States Census, 1910"

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