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Laura Estell (Emerson)(Hinman) Newcomb Pedigree

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Origin of the surname "Emerson:"

 

 

Generation

 

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6   (?) Emerson

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: Elizabeth "Betsy" (?)

 

Born about 1787 in New Hampshire/Massachusetts.  Died .

 

1860 US Census: Betsy Emmerson, age 75 (b. MA), was heading a household in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her daughter, Caroline Emmerson, age 45 (b. VT).

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Melanethon W. Emerson: See generation 5, below.

 

b. Caroline G. Emerson: Born about 1816 in Vermont.

 

c. Y. L. Emerson: Born about 1820 in New York.

 

1860 US Census: S. L. Emerson, age 40 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $1,000 and his personal property was valued at $600.  The household also included his wife, Martha Emerson, age 32 (b. NYS); daughter, Sophia Emerson, age 12 (b. WI); son, Silas Emerson, age 8 (b. WI); daughter, Delia Emerson, age 4 (b. NYS); daughter, Luceretie Emerson, age 2 (b. NYS); and J.T. Washburn, age 40 (b. NYS) and employed as a carpenter, whose personal property was valued at $300.

 

5   Melanethon/Melancton W. Emerson

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1813 in Vermont.  Died 30 March 1879, age 66; interred Giddingsville Cemetery, Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: M. Emerson, age 47 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $4,350 and his personal property was valued at $1,260.  The household also included his wife, Rude Emerson, age 43 (b. NYS); daughter, Francis Emerson, age 16 (b. NYS); daughter, Ader Emerson, age 10 (b. NYS); daughter, Laury Emerson, age 3 (b. NYS); and laborer, Frank Batchelor, age 17 (b. NYS).  He resided next door to Betsy Emerson, age 75, and Caroline Emerson, age 45.

 

1865 NYS Census: Melanethon W. Emerson, age 52 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Bulah A. Emerson, age 48 (b. VT); mother, Elizabeth Emerson, age 78 (b. NH); sister, Caroline G. Emerson, age 49 (b. VT); daughter, Frances E. Emerson, age 21 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Adelaid C. Emerson, age 14 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Laura E. Emerson, age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Melanethon Emerson, age 57 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $6,300 and his personal property was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his sister, Caroline Emerson, age 54 (b. VT) and keeping house; daughter, Frances Emerson, age 26 (b. NY) and employed as a teacher; and daughter, Laura Emerson, age 13 (b. NY) and in school.

 

1875 NY Census: Melancton Emerson, age 62 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his daughter, Laura E. Emerson, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and boarder, Jacob Washburn, age 55 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).  Of interest, the household headed by Samuel Hinman, which included Albert Hinman, the eventual husband of Laura Emerson, was almost a next door neighbor.

 

2. Wife: Beulah A. (?)

 

Born about 1817 in Vermont.  Died 25 September 1869, age 53; interred Giddingsville Cemetery, Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Frances E. Emerson: Born about 1844 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

b. Adelaid C. Emerson: Born about 1851 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

c. Laura Estell Emerson: See generation 4, below.

 

4   Laura Estell Emerson:

 

Born 8 February 1857 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 19 March 1941, age 84, at Belleville, Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married (1st) Albert D. Hinman by 1880 and had 3 children (two died young).  Married (2nd) Kinner S. Newcomb in 1890.

 

 

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