Sally Conant Emerson

26 February 1818–29 April 1882 (Age 64)
Alfred, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Sally Conant

When Sally Conant Emerson was born on 26 February 1818, in Alfred, York, Maine, United States, her father, John Emerson, was 38 and her mother, Mary Merrill, was 40. She married George Gilman on 2 May 1838, in Alfred, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 29 April 1882, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

George Gilman
Sally Conant Emerson
Marriage: 2 May 1838
Rhoba Pierce Gilman
Sarah Emma Gilman
Mary B Gilman

Spouse and Children

2 May 1838
Alfred, York, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Emerson





    James Lloyd Emerson


    Eliza Emerson



    Isabella McCulloch Emerson


    Benjamin Thompson Emerson


World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 2

Maine is the 23rd state.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 18

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Emery .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah E Gilman in household of George Gilman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sally Emerson, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Sally Emerson, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"

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