Arthur Orlando Emerson

20 July 1842–9 June 1899 (Age 56)
Parma, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Arthur Orlando

When Arthur Orlando Emerson was born on 20 July 1842, in Parma, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Asa Emerson Jr, was 29 and his mother, Lois Freeman, was 28. He married Martha Towle on 19 July 1866, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 9 June 1899, in Whiteford Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Summerfield Cemetery, Monroe, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Arthur Orlando Emerson
Martha Towle
Marriage: 19 July 1866
Mary Towl Emerson
George Thomas Emerson
Ruth F. Emerson
Mathew A. Emerson
Arthur O Emerson
Asa Emerson
Sadie R. Emerson

Spouse and Children

19 July 1866
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States



    George Thomas Emerson



    Mathew A. Emerson


    Arthur O Emerson


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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 5

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 18

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Emery .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur O Emerson in household of Asa Emerson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Arthur Emerson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Arthur Emerson in household of Asa Emerson, "United States Census, 1850"

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