Obadiah Emerson

1 January 1790–10 October 1835 (Age 45)
Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Obadiah

When Obadiah Emerson was born on 1 January 1790, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Marden Emerson, was 35 and his mother, Ane Nancy Carr, was 40. He married Eunice Marshall on 2 January 1812, in Bradford, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 10 October 1835, in New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Oil Mill Cemetery, Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Obadiah Emerson
Eunice Marshall
Marriage: 2 January 1812
Moses E Emerson
Hannah Emerson
Clarissa M. Emerson
Fanny J Emerson
Joseph M. Emerson
Andrew Jackson Emerson
Sarah H Emerson

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  • Marriage
    2 January 1812Bradford, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · The Bill of Rights
    Age 1
    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
    Age 13
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Emery’, or possibly a variant of Emmeson, from the Middle English personal name Emmott + -son, with later shortening of the first element (see Emmett ). See Emery and compare Empson .History: The poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82) was born in Boston of a line on his father's side that can be traced back through preachers to the first colonial generation. The name Emerson was brought over from England independently by various other people, including a Thomas Emerson who settled at Ipswich, MA, c. 1636.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Obadiah Emerson, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Obadiah Emerson in entry for Caleb K. Martin and Clarissa M. Emerson, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
    • Obadiah in entry for Moses E Emerson, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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