Abigail Emerson

1775–1834 (Age 58)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Emerson was born on 22 July 1775, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nehemiah Emerson, was 54 and her mother, Susanna Simons, was 48. She married Benjamin Ela on 22 December 1796, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died in March 1834, in Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in School Street Cemetery, Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abigail Emerson
1775–1834
Benjamin Ela
1768–1841
Marriage: 22 December 1796
Susan Emerson Ela
1797–1889
Abby E. Ela
1799–1890
John Ela
1802–1879
George Ela
1805–1882
William Stickney Ela
1807–1899
Benjamin Ela
1809–1881
Richard Emerson Ela
1812–1888

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1796
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(7)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 1

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1791

Age 16

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Emery .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • A. in entry for William S. Ela and Elizabeth Kendrick, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Abagail in entry for Benjamin Ela, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Abigail Emerson in entry for Abbie E Ela, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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