Joseph Emmons

about 1852–
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Emmons was born about 1852, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Isaac Emmons, was 49 and his mother, Rebeccah Crum, was 40. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Emmons
Rebeccah Crum
Richard C. Emmons
Alfred Emmons
Joseph Emmons
Hannah "Elizabeth" Emmons
Susan R. Emmons
Elisha Emmons
Edward H. Emmons Sr
Isaac Emmons
Jennie Rebecca Emmons
Sarah E. Emmens

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World Events (8)


Age 9

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Ismaine, Ismenia (found as Emonie, Emeny until the end of the 18th century), which is of uncertain origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Joseph Emmens in household of Thomas Wooley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph F Emmons in household of Isaac Emmons, "United States Census, 1870"

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