When Henry Harrison Emery was born on 3 April 1852, in North Washington, Washington Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Emery, was 40 and his mother, Catherine Jane Pisor, was 34. He married Sarah Laura Wood on 27 October 1897, in Oil City, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 12 July 1915, in Washington Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in North Washington, Washington Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States.
English (of Norman origin): from the ancient Germanic personal name Amalric, composed of the elements Amal (a dynastic name among the Goths) + rīk ‘realm, power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans, developing into the Middle English personal name Amery, Emery (from Old French Amauri, Emaurri). Compare Amery , Amory , and 2 below.
French: from the Old French personal name Aimery, ancient Germanic Haimeric, from haim ‘home’+ rīc ‘power(ful)’. This may occasionally also be a derivation of the English surname (see 1 above). Compare Lemery .
Americanized form of German Hemmerich .