James Emerson

1789–8 April 1876 (Age 87)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of James

When James Emerson was born in 1789, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Issac Emerson, was 21 and his mother, Mary Armstrong, was 42. He married Susanna McDaniel before 1809. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Grantsburg Township, Johnson, Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 8 April 1876, in Johnson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

James Emerson
1789–1876
Susanna McDaniel
1776–1830
Marriage: before 1809
Rev William S. Emerson
1809–1879
Benjamin Emerson
1822–1864
Martha Susanna Emerson
1812–1870
Elizabeth Emerson
1815–1865
James M. Emerson
1819–1876
Henry Harvey Emerson
1820–1902
Drury Willis Emerson
1825–1870
EBER EBENEZER SOLOMON EMERSON Sr.
1828–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1809
children

(8)

    Rev William S. Emerson

    Male1809–1879Male

    Martha Susanna Emerson

    Female1812–1870Female

    Elizabeth Emerson

    Female1815–1865Female

    James M. Emerson

    Male1819–1876Male

    Henry Harvey Emerson

    Male1820–1902Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1789

Age 0

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1792 · Head Tax Law

Age 3

"In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."
1812

Age 23

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Emery .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Emerson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Emmerson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Emerson Family Tree

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