Elijah Carlton Emerson

28 August 1807–2 July 1888 (Age 80)
Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Elijah Carlton

When Elijah Carlton Emerson was born on 28 August 1807, in Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Moses Emerson, was 61 and his mother, Sally Carlton, was 32. He married Mima Merrill on 6 September 1831, in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 2 July 1888, in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Carlton Emerson
1807–1888
Tirzah Strong Snell
1812–1903
Marriage: 10 September 1839
Emerson
1846–
Tirzah Strong Emerson
1846–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 September 1839
North Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

    Emerson

    Male1846–Male

    Tirzah Strong Emerson

    Female1846–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Moses Emerson

    Male1746–Male

    Female1775–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 1

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Emery .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elijah C Emerson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Elijah C Emerson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elijah C Emerson, "United States Census, 1870"

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