Anna Emerson

Female9 July 1784–1 November 1841

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Emerson was born on 9 July 1784, in Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Oliver Emerson, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Morrison, was 29. She married Stephen A Rogers on 17 June 1807, in Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 1 November 1841, at the age of 57, and was buried in Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen A Rogers
Anna Emerson
Marriage: 17 June 1807
Lydia Rogers
Phoebe L. Rogers
Oliver Emerson Rogers
Aaron Rogers
Charles R. Rogers
Samuel Rogers
John S. Rogers
Asa Joseph Rogers
David L. Rogers
Amos Emerson Rogers

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Anna Emmerson - Individual or family possessions: birth: 9 July 1784; Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
  • Anna Emerson Rogers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Anna in entry for Asa Joseph Rogers, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1807Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States
  • Children (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 2

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

    Age 4

    On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 16

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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