Edward Neville Emmons.

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jobbers in rubber boots and shoes, of which firm his elder
brother Henry was a partner. This firm did a large and
extensive business, until they were burned out in the "Big
Boston Fire." A year or so after, John went to Dayton,
Ohio, where he remained about twenty years, during which
time he was engaged as a commercial traveler, selling boots
and shoes, his route comprising Western Ohio and Eastern
Indiana. He was with the jobbing house of Lytle & Co.,
of Cincinnati, Ohio, thirteen years, when they failing, he
engaged with a jobbing house in Columbus, Ohio, with
whom he remained seven years. He then removed to
Brooklyn, N. Y., where for a little more than two years, he
has been doing special work for the Metropolitan Street
Railroad Company.

Children :

868. i. Henry Dudley, b. 7 Mar. 1875; d. 10 Mar. 1875.

869. ii. Storrs Ely, " 14 Aug. 1876; unm.



[436] ALMIRA MELISSA EMMONS «, (Octavious^,
Dyer 6, Joseph s, Jonathan^, Samuel '^ Obadiah^, Thomas ^)

dau. of Octavious Emmons and Violetta House; b. ,

1827; m. 29 April, 1849, Sherman Bigelow Rogers, b. 19
Aug., 1819. She d. , 1902.



THE EMMONS FAMILY EIGHTH GENERATION I 1 7

Children :

870. i. Herbert Sherman, b. 20 Jan. 1850; d. 30 Apr. 1851.

*871. ii. George Henry, " 27 May 1852.

*872. iii. Jane Ellen, " 20 July 1853.

*873. iv. Elizabeth Almira, " 21 Jan. 1859.



[437] NANCY JANE, (sis. of Almira M.) b. ,

1829; m. 4 July, 1850, David Brainard Williams, of Col-
chester, Conn., b. , 1821.

Children :

874. i. Susan, b. 1858.

875. ii. Albert, " 1866.



[438] ALBERT HENRY, (bro. of Nancy J.) b. ,

1831; m. 1853, Nancy, dau. of George W. Holcomb and

Martha Rodman; b. , 1829. He was a soldier in the

late war, and d. Andersonville prison, 16 July, 1863.

Children :

876. i. Edgar Cvpron, b. 1854.

877. ii. Jerema Leolia, " 1856.

878. iii. Luther Henry, " 1859.

[440] ELLEN MARIA, (sis. of Albert H.) b. ,



1835; m. , 1856, John Newton Mitchell, of Glaston-
bury, Conn., b. , 1830.

Children :

879. i. Mary Ida, b. 1857.

880. ii. John Alvin, " 1860.

881. iii. Herbert Eugene, " 1872.

882. iv. Willie Roswell, " 1875.



[441] OLIVL\ MINERVA, (sis. of Ellen M.) b.



1840; m. , 1856, Watson Welsey Clark, of Mt.

Carmel, Conn., b. , 1832.



Il8 THE EMMONS FAMILY EIGHTH GENERATION

Children :

883. i. Norman, b. 1859.

884. ii. Olive, " 1866.

885. iii. Frederick, " 1870.

886. iv. William, " 1870.



[442] JOSEPHINE ROSILLA, (sis. of Olivia M.) b.
, 1844; m. , 1863, Luman West, b. ,



1838.

Children :

887. i. Josephine Bell, b. 1871.

888. ii. Henry Luman, " 1872.



[449] JOHN BARTLETT SNOW^, (Phebe", DyarS,
Joseph-'', Jonathan^, Samuel^, Obadiah-, Thomas ^) s. of

John C. Snow and Phebe E. Emmons; b. , 1832;

m. , 1862, Emma Martha Umberfield; he d. ,

1871.

Children :

889. i. William, b. 1863; d. 1864.

[451] ROMANZO EBENEZER SNOW, (bro. of John

E.) b. , 1844; m. , 1869, Lucy Hayward;

he d. , 1875.

Children :

890. i. WiLLARD Romanzo, b. 24 Apr. 1871; d. 12 Apr. 1891.

[452] CHARLOTTE MATILDA NORTHAM^, (Nan-
cy^, Dyar^', Joseph -5, Jonathan^, Samuel 3, Obadiah-,
Thomas ^) dau. of Robert C. Northam and Nancy Emmons;
b. Colchester, Conn., 5 Aug., 1832; m. 13 Aug., 1854, Cornel-
ius Dan Doane, farmer; b. Essex, Conn., 26 March, 1821,
d. 14 March, 1895; she res. Essex, Conn.



THE EMMONS FAMILY EIGHTH GENERATION I 1 9

Children: b. Essex, Conn.

*891. i. RoscoE Cornelius, b. 19 Sept. 1857.
*892. ii. Robert Ch.^uncey, " 2 Nov. 1859.
*893. Hi. Ann Eliz.^beth, " 7 Dec. 1861.

[454] DAVID TODD NORTHAM, (bro. of Charlotte
M.) b. 20 June, 1836; m. 7 Feb., 1861, Sarah Ann Champlin,
d. 16 Dec., 1901; he d. 12 Aug., 1897.

Children :

894. ii George, b. 13 Nov. 1861; d. 28 Jan. 1862.

[457] NANCY LOUISE NORTHAM, (sis. of David
T.) b. Westchester, Conn., 28 Jan., 1841; m. 9 Aug., 1863
Henry Josiah Granger, merchant; b. Onondaga, N. Y., 16
Dec, 1835; she d. 24 Feb., 1870; he res. Springfield, Mass.

Children :

*895. i. C.\rrie Louise, b. 11 Aug. 1864.

896. ii. Lottie Ella, " 13 Jan. 1868; d. 2 Sept. 1869.

897. iii. Addie Mary, " 4 July 1869; " 14 Apr. 1870.

[458] ROBERT CHAUNCEY NORTHAM, 2d, (bro.
of Nancy L.) merchant; b. 12 July, 1844; m. 17 Sept., 1872,
Estelle Fidelia Havens, b. Hartford, Conn., 28 Oct., 1850;
he d. 7 May, 1881; she res. Mystic, Conn.

Children :
*898. i. Robert Chauncev, 3d, b. 15 Dec. 1873.

[460] HORACE CHAPMAN EMMONS «, (Edward
G. ", Dyar*^, Joseph 5, Jonathan^, Samuel 3, Obadiah^,
Thomas ^) s. of Edward G. Emmons and Harriet G. Chap-
man; b. Glastonbury, Conn., 6 July, 1842; m. 25 Dec, 1872,
Eva Cecil Strong.

Children: b. Westchester, Conn.

899. i. Alice May, b. 10 Dec. 1S74; d. infancy.

900. ii. Alice, " 10 Feb. 1876.



I20 THE EMMONS FAMILY EIGHTH GENERATION

[465] ROYAL PRESTON EMMONS s, (Dyer 7, Dyer 6,
Joseph^, Jonathan^, Samuel^, Obadiah-, Thomas ^) s. of
Dyer Emmons, Jr., and Laura H. Silliman; b. Colchester,
Conn., , 1846; m. , 1867, Maria Greenwood.

Children :

901. i. George, b. 1871.

902. ii. Minnie, " 1873.



[472] CHARLES EDWARD EMMONS^, (James E.^
Dyer^, Joseph^, Jonathan^, Samuel^, Obadiah^, Thomas ^)
s. of James E. Emmons and Caroline E. Spencer; b. Moodus,
Conn., 17 Sept., 1852; m. 17 Sept., 1874, Rosetta, dau. of
James Babcock and Eliza Davis; b. Stonington, Conn.,

, 1851.

Children:

903. i. Juuus Ely, b. 22 Oct. 1877.

+ 904. ii. Sarah Elizabeth, " 17 Sept. 1881.

905. iii. Caroline, " Jan. 1889.



[474] PHOEBE MARIA, (half sis. of Charles E.) dau.
of James E. Emmons and Phoebe J. Miner; b. Moodus, Conn.,
7 June, 1867; m. 31 Oct., 1888; Charles Herbert Rogers,
Editor of the 'Connecticut Valley Advertiser'; res. Moodus,
Conn.

[The author is under great obligations to Mrs. Rogers,
for her kind assistance in looking up the family records at
East Haddam; without which, this work would never have
been compiled.]

Children: b. Moodus, Conn.

906. i. Ethel Gertrude, b. 2 Mar. 1893.

907. ii. Charles Ely, " 15 Sept. 1896.

[475] ANNE WALES EMMONS «, (NathanieF, Sam. 1

ucF', Samuel'^, Nathaniel ^ Nathaniel '^ Samuel-, Thomas ^)



THE EMMONS FAMILY EIGHTH GENERATION 121

dau. of Nathaniel H. Emmons and Elizabeth W. Wales; b.
Boston, Mass., 5 Oct., 1829; m. 12 Feb., 1850, Benjamin
Brewester, b. Montreal, Can., 16 April, 1826; res. Boston,
Mass.

Children:

+ 918. i. Benjamin Emmons, b. 20 Feb. 1851.

+ 919. ii. Elizabeth Annie, " 4 July 1852.

+ 920. iii. John Frederick FlEmmich, " 2 June 1854.

+ 921. iv. Fr.\nk, " 28 Nov. 1857.

+ 922. V. Paul Otis, " 5 Apr. 1860.

+ 923. vi. George Washington Wales, " 26 Mar. 1866.



[476] ELIZABETH WALES, (sis. of Anne W.) b.
Boston, 15 Jan., 1832; m. 10 Dec., 1855, John Fritz Flem-
mich of Valparaiso, S. A. She d. 1 March, 1856.



[477] ROBERT WALES, (bro. of Elizabeth W.) b.
Boston, 20 March, 1834; m. 7 Oct., 1863, Mary Isabella
Crow, b. St. Louis, Mo., 5 Feb., 1842; res. Leamington, Eng.

Mr. Emmons joined the Independent Corps of Cadets,
May 31st, 1861; was mustered into the United States
service at Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, May 26th, 1862;
was mustered out July 2d, 1862; was recruited a member of
the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company in 1868; was
a merchant in Boston in 1862, from which business he re-
tired later, and took up his residence in England.

Children :

+ 924. i. H.\MiLTON, b. 15 Aug. 1864.

925. ii. Elizabeth Wales, " 29 Dec. 1867; Boston; res. England.



[478] NATHANIEL HENRY, (bro. of Robert W.)
merchant; b. Boston, 23 July, 1835; m. 7 July, 1870, Eleanor
Gassett Bacon, b. Boston, 2 March, 1849; d. 19 Dec, 1891;
he res. Boston.



122 THE EMMONS FAMILY EIGHTH GENERATION



1876.



Children :






+ 92G. i. Robert Wales, 2d., 1


b. 25 Dec.


1872.


927. ii. Ruth,


' 12 Mar.


1874; d.


928. iii. Eleanor Bacon,


' 18 May


1876.


929. iv. Susan,


' 9 Mar.


1878.


+ 930. V. William Bacon,


" 21 Aug.


1879.


931. vi. Nathaniel Franklin, '


' 21 May


1883.


932. vii. Mary Ann Wales,


" 11 Nov.


1886.



[479] SAMUEL FRANKLIN, (bro. of Nathaniel H.)
geologist; b. Boston, 29 March, 1841; m. 5 Aug., 1876,
Weltha Anita Streves, b. Bridgeport, Me., d. 12 Feb., 1888;
m. 2d, 14 Feb., 1889, Sophia Dallas Markoe, b. Washington,
D. C, d. 19 June, 1896; m. 3d, 4 Aug., 1903, Mrs. Suzanne
F. (Earle) Jones, wid. of Ogden Jones, Washington, D. C.
Res. Washington, D. C.

Professor Samuel F. Emmons graduated at Harvard
College 1861, A. B. and A. M. Studied at the " Ecole Im-
perial des Mines," Paris, 1862-1864, and at the " Bergaka-
demie," Freiberg, Saxony Mining School 1864-1865. Geolo-
gist of the U. S. Geological Exploration 4()th parallel 1867-
1877. Conducted a cattle ranch in Wyoming 1877-1879.
Geologist of U. S. Geological Survey 1879 to date. Is a
member of the National Academy of Sciences; also of the
Geological Society of America, of which he was president
in 1896, and many other scientific societies. He is the
author of several scientific publications.

[480] GEORGE BEALE, (bro. of Samuel F.) cotton
merchant; b. Boston, 20 Sept., 1845; m. 9 June, 1868,
Martha Jane Davis, b. St. Louis Mo., 3 Aug., 1849, d. 6
Dec, 1888; m. 2d, 5 June, 1893, Marie Antoinette Dupont
of St. Louis, b. New York City, 7 Aug., 1865; res. Boston.

Children :

+ 933. i. Margaret Davis, b. 1 Apr. 1869.
-1-934. ii. Nathaniel Henry, " 12 May 1870.



THE EMMONS FAMILY EIGHTH GENERATION 1 23

935. iii. George BealE, b. 4 Feb. 1872; d. 15 Sept. 1872.

936. iv. Horatio Nelson, " 14 June 1873; unm.;b. St. Louis.

937. V. Arthur Beale, " 9 Sept. 1875; unm. ; b. St. Louis.

938. vi. Elizabeth Wales, " 8 July 1879.

by 2d wife.

939. vii. George Beale, " 5 Apr. 1894.

940. viii. Marie Dupont, " 23 July 1895; Brookline, Mass.



[481] ARTHUR BREWSTER, (bro. of George B.)
lawyer; b. Quincy, Mass., 17 Aug., 1850; m. 24 June, 1891,
Julia Wainwright Parish, b. Paris, France, 11 Dec., 1856;
res. Newport, R. I.

Mr. Emmons received the degree of Ph. D. from the
University of Leipsic, Germany, in 1874; graduated from
Harvard Law School an LL. B. in 1877; was admitted to
the Suffiolk County Bar, July 14th, 1879.

Children :

941. i. Elizabeth Wales, b. 30 Nov. 1894; Newport, R. I.



[497] CAROLINE CHURCH », (Harriets Ebenezer^,
Ebenezer^, Samuel"*, Samuel 3, Obadiah-, Thomas ^) dau.
of Hon. Sumner U. Church and Harriet Emmons; b. Middle-
field, Mass., 4 Sept., 1839; m. 30 Dec, 1863, Edwin McEl-
wain, b. 5 Nov., 1833.

Children :

942. i. Charles Church. b. 14 May 1872.

943. ii. Arthur Edwin, " 8 Feb. 1879.

[499] HARRIET CHURCH, (sis. of Carohne) b. 2
Sept., 1846; m. 4 Nov., 1875, John W. Crane, b. 23 May, 1847.
Children :

944. i. A Son, b. 15 Apr. 1877; d. 18 Apr. 1877.



Ninth Generation

[514] ELIZA FRISSELIv^, (Laura M.8, Ichabod^,
Noadiah^, Ebenezer^, Samuel^, Samuel 3, Obadiah^, Thom-
as ^) milliner; dau. of Hon. Augustus C. Frissell and Laura
Mack Emmons; b. Peru, Mass., 23 Sept., 1835; m. 13 Feb.,
1862, Henry Alvin Messenger, merchant; b. 16 June, 1830,
d. 21 Jan., 1888; she res. Federalsburg, Md.

Children :

*945. i. Henry Burdett, b. 11 Mar. 1863.

946. ii. Jennie Euza, " 22 Apr. 1864; d. 25 July 1865.

947. iii. Robert William, " 28 Feb. 1869.



[515] EMILY FRISSELL, (sis. of Eliza) b. Peru,
Mass., 7 May, 1837; m. 16 March, 1862, William Joy, b. 25
June, 1831; she d. 30 Sept., 1888.

Children:

948. i. William Ashman, b. 21 Nov. 1872.



[516] SERAPH FRISSELL, (sis. of Emily) physician;
b. Peru, Mass., 20 Aug., 1840. Doctor Frissell is unmarried,
and is a practitioner in Springfield, Mass. We are indebted
to her for much valuable information regarding this branch
of the family.



[517] SUSAN FRISSELL, (sis. of Seraph) b. Peru,
Mass., 19 Feb., 1845; m. 2 Sept., 1870, Charles E. White, Jr.,
b. 30 March, 1847; she d. 2 May, 1890.

Children :

949. i. MadalEnE, b. 19 May 1871.

950. ii. Charles Euclid, " 24 Oct. 1877.



THE EMMONS FAMILY NINTH GENERATION 1 25

*[518] SOLOX E. FRISSELL. (bro. of Susan) police-
man; b. Peru, Mass., 25 May, 1847; m. 25 May, 1875, Fannie
Estella Boutwell, b. Montague, Mass., 27 June, 1850; res.
Springfield, Mass.
Children :
*951. i. Fred Boutwell, b. 2 Sept. 1876.

952. ii. M.\Riox Emmoxs, " 20 Sept. 1878; d. 3 Nov. 1878.

[519] THOMAS AUGUSTUS FRISSELL. (bro. of
Solon E.) merchant; b. Peru, Mass., 18 Oct., 1851; m. 9
June, 1878, Susie Hutchinson Bingham, b. 28 Dec, 1851;
res. Hinsdale, Mass.

[522] LYMAN MACK PAYXE^, (EmilyS, Ichabod",
Noadiah^, Ebenezer'5, SamueH, Samuel 3, Obadiah-, Thom-
as i.) s. of Hon. Lyman Payne and Emily Emmons, of Hins-
dale, Mass., b. Brighton, N. Y., 4 Feb., 1847; m. 22 Oct.,
1872, Helen Tuttle, b. Hinsdale, 27 Aug., 1845.

[523] EMILY PAYNE, (sis. of Lyman M.) b. Brigh-
ton, X. Y., 11 Jan., 1851; m. 7 Xov., 1872, Azariah Smith
Storm, tea merchant, b. 5 June, 1847. Res. X. Y. Citv.

Children :

953. i. Mary Payne, b. 17 June 1873.

954. ii. Emily Lilpha, " 29 July 1874.

955. iii. Katie Kittridge, " 14 Aug. 1876.

956. iv. Lyman Payne, " 9 Xov. 1880; d. 13 May 1881.

957. V. Mack P.\yne, " 23 May 1888.

[5?8] EDWARD PAYSOX EMMOXS^, (Xoadiah F.s,
Xoadiah", Xoadiah ^5, Ebenezer^, Samuel^, Samuel 3, Oba-
diah 2, Thomas ^) s. of Xoadiah F. Emmons and Elizabeth
Cone; b. New Haven, Ohio, 20 Nov., 1833; m. 15 June, 1857,
Charlotte Miller.



126 THE EMMONS FAMILY NINTH GENERATION

[534] FRANCES LOVINA EMMONS 9, (Edwin A.s,
Augustine", Noadiah^, Ebenezer^ Samuel^, Samuel 3,
Obadiah^, Thomas^.) dau. of Edwin A. Emmons and
Clarissa M. Peck; b. East Haddam, Conn., 17 March, 1860;
m. 25 May, 1886, Norris Wheeler Rathburn, of East Had-
dam, Conn.

Children :

958. i. Edwin Norris, b. 17 Feb. 1887; d. 2 Sept. 1887.

[536] BELLE WILLIAMS EMMONS 9, (David B.\
Augustine'^, Noadiah^, Ebenezer'^, Samuel^, Samuel 3,
Obadiah-, Thomas ^) dau. of David Brainard Emmons and
Emeline Williams; b. East Haddam, Conn., 23 April, 1871;
m. 22 Oct., 1889, George McCall, of Lebanon, Conn.; res.
Norwich, Conn.

Children :

959. i. Adelaide Emmons, b. 9 July 1890; d. 14 Dec. 1898.

960. ii. George, " 26 June 1901.

[540] MARY ELIZABETH EMMONS s, (Franklin »,
John", Daniel*^, Ebenezer', Samuel^, Samuel 3, Obadiah^,
Thomas ^) dau. of Franklin Emmons and Mary E. Beebe;
b. Moodus, Conn., 19 Feb., 1849; m. 4 June, Capt. George
Washington Bates, b. East Haddam, Conn., 1818, d.
Delaware, O., March 1892; she res. New London, Conn.

Captain Bates was formerly a captain of the steamer
" Sunshine ", which plied between Hartford and Sag Harbor.

Children:
+ 961. i. George Nathaniel, b. 23 Apr. 1877.



[541] JUSTUS BROWNING SMITHS (Mary S.
Browning 8, Mary^ Ebenezer^, Ebenezer^, Samuel 4, Sam-
uel 3, Obadiah^, Thomas i.) s. of Milton Smith and Mary S.



THE EMMONS FAMILY NINTH GENERATION 1 27

Browning; great-grandson of Hon. Ebenezer Emmons; b.
Middlefield, Mass., 24 Dec, 1844; m. 27 June, 1873, Ella
Loveland, b. 10 July, 1845.

[542] CLARENXE EMMONS SMITH, (bro. of Justus

B.) merchant; b. Middlefield, Mass., 21 Nov., 1846; m. ,

Sept., 1883, Addie Eliza Fuller, b. 25 April, 1856.

Children :

962. i. Carl Browxixg, b. 20 July 1884.

[545] WAYLAND FRANCIS SMITH, (bro. of Clar-
ence E.) b. Middlefield, Mass., 26 July, 1853; m. 18 Feb.,
1875, Lillie C. Ingham, b. 17 Dec, 1854.

Children :

963. i. DwiGHT IxGHAM, b. 21 Aug. 1878.

964. ii. Effie Luella, " 15 Sept. 1880.

[546] ALICE AMANDA SMITH, (sis. of Wayland F.)
b. 30 Jan., 1857; m. 30 May, 1882, Edwin Smith, b. Middle-
field, Mass., 23 Oct., 1856.

Children :

965. i. Mary Browning, b. 3 July 1889; d. 6 Jan. 1890.

[547] MARY EMMONS SMITH, (sis. of AHce A.)
b. 26 March, 1859; m. 23 April, 1884, Arthur P. Combs, b.
Middlefield, Mass., 12 Dec, 1859; she d. 21 June, 1887.

Children :

966. i. Louis Eugene, b. 24 Aug. 1885.

967. ii. Winifred Emmons, " 3 June 1887.

[548] FANNY ROOT SMITH, (twin sis. of Mary E.)
b. 26 March, 1859; m. 23 April, 1884, Lyman Ebenezer
Smith, b. 31 Aug., 1858.



128 THE EMMONS FAMILY NINTH GENERATION

*[552] PAULINE TAPPAN9, (H. L. Tappan^, Delia^,
Williams^, Nathaniel"^, Samuel'*, Samuel 3, Obadiah^, Thom-
as ^) dau. of Henry L-. Tappan and Delia Emmons; b.
Columbus, S. C, 4 Sept., 1873; m. 14 Oct., 1903, William
Brown, lawyer, of Providence, R. I.

[558] Rev. SEELYE BRYANT », (Mary E. Torrey^^
Mary Ide^, Mary 6, Nathaniel^, SamueH, Samuel 3, Obadiah^
Thomas ^) cong. clergyman; s. of Rev. Albert Bryant and
Mary Emmons; b. Sivas, Turkey, in Asia, 11 Dec, 1866; m.
12 May, 1891, Margaret Ferguson McLean, b. North Milton,
P. E. Island, 15 July, 1869, d. 26 Feb., 1893; m. 2d, 26 Aug.,
1897, Kate Wheeler Skeele, b. Kenosha, Wis., 12 Feb., 1866;
res. Middlefield, Mass.

Children: by 1st wife.

968. i. Agnes Lee, b. 29 Dec. 1892; Lancaster, Mass.

by 2d wife.

969. ii. Dorothy Emmons, " 2 Sept. 1898; Scituate, Mass.

[561] EMMONS BRYANT, (bro. of Seelye) b. Everett,
Mass., 10 July, 1871; m. 21 June, 1900, Dorothy Wilber-
force Lyon, b. Erie, Pa., 17 Oct., 1869. Mr. Bryant is
treasurer of the By-Product Paper Co., Niagara Falls, N. Y.

[565] HELEN CORDELIA EMMONS 9, (Myron «,
Benjamin^, Jonathan 6, Jonathan^, Jonathan 4, Samuel^,
Obadiah^, Thomas^.) dau. of Myron Emmons and Artemis-
sia Stevens; b. Brewerton, N. Y., 17 Nov., 1826; m. 15 April,
1847, Charles Powell Stanford, teacher, b. Steuben Co.,
N. Y., 11 Feb., 1821, d. San Francisco, Cal., 25 Sept., 1897;
she res. San Francisco, Cal.
Children :

+ 970. i. Jane EllEn, b. 15 Feb. 1848.

+ 971. ii. Cau Frances, " 17 Sept. 1850.



THE EMMONS FAMILY NINTH GENERATION 1 29

+ 972. iii. Kate Helen, b. 21 Apr. 1854.



+ 973. iv. Myrox Emmons,

974. V. Belle May,

975. vi. John Pagan,

976. vii. Hubert Howe,
+ 977. viii. George Grant,



' 28 Nov. 1855.

' 4 June 1858; unm. ; is a teacher.

' 30 May 1860; d. 10 July 1861.

' 19 Mar. 1865; unm.; lithographer.

' 27 Oct. 1868.



[566] MYRA ISABELLE, (sis. of Helen C.) b. Brewer-
ton, N. Y., 2 Aug., 1828; m. 9 April, 1845, John Buttrick
Rice, carpenter; she d. Antioch, 111., 18 Jan., 1899.

Children: b. Antioch, 111.

+ 978. i. Helen M.\rilla, b. 9 Jan. 1848.

+ 979. ii. Cora Artemissl\, " 31 Oct. 1853.



[567] ROCKWELL DEAN, (bro. of Myra I.) mer-
chant; b. Brewerton, N. Y., 25 Oct., 1830; m. 16 Nov., 1859,
Sarah M. Ham, b. 17 Feb., 1838; res. Antioch, 111.
Children: b. Antioch, 111.
+ 980. i. Calli Frances S., b. 1 June 1863.
+ 981. ii. Artemissia, " 22 July 1870.

982. iii. Charles, " 10 Mar. 1872; d. 16 Jan. 1873.

983. iv. Alice, " 3 Aug. 1875; unm.

*[568] THEODORE ALVINSIA, (bro. of Rockwell
D.) blacksmith; b. town of Hastings, Oswego Co., N. Y., 6
May, 1834; m. 20 Oct., 1857, Mary K. Willett, b. 20 July,
1832, d. 27 March, 1864; m. 2d, 22 Feb., 1865, Matilda P.
Willett, sis. of his 1st wife; res. Antioch, 111.

Children: by 1st wife.

984. i. Edward, b. 6 Dec. 1858; d. 12 Mar. 1863.
+ 985. ii. Edith, " 19 Dec. 1860.

by 2d wife.

+ 986. iii. Mary Belle, " 31 Mar. 1866.

+ 987. iv. William Myron, " 8 Mar. 1868.

+ 988. v. Fannie Blanche, " 4 July 1870.



130 THE EMMONS FAMILY NINTH GENERATION

+ 989. vi. Lottie A., b. 25 vSept. LS73.

+ 990. vii. Jennie Viola, " 3 Feb. 1876.

+ 991.viii. Florence Emma, " 15 May 1878.

992. ix. Benj. Franklin, " 4 Oct. 1881.



[569] Dr. WILLIAM HARRISON, (bro. of Theodore
A.) physician and druggist; b. Caughdenoy, N. Y., 3 Nov.,
1840; m. 23 April, 1870, Ahce French, d. 2 Dec, 1874; m.
2d, 27 Feb., 1878, Mattie French, sis. of his 1st wife; res.
Phoenix, Ariz.

Children: by 1st wife.

993. i. Frank Theodore, b. 30 Mar. 1871; d. 24 Jan. 1873.

994. ii. Guy Rockwell. " 3 Nov. 1874; " 29 Mar. 1880.

[570] EDWARD NEVILLE EMMONS 9, (Asa U.^,
Benjamin", Jonathan 6, Jonathan-^, Jonathan^, Samuel 3,
Obadiah-, Thomas ^) merchant; s. of Asa U. Emmons and
Anna Smedley; b. Brewerton, N. Y., 24 Jan., 1833; m. 24
Jan., 1855, Harriett Maria, dau. of John Clark and Harriet
Leach; b. Cicero, N. Y., 8 Oct., 1835, d. Syracuse, N. Y.,
17 March, 1900; he res. Syracuse, N. Y.

His education was obtained at the district school in his
native village. At the age of sixteen he entered his father's
store as a clerk, remaining until his marriage in 1855.
During the next three years he was engaged in teaching,
book-keeping and as a postal clerk. In 1858 he with his
younger brother, became partners with their father in a
general store. In 1863, he purchased his brother's interest
in the business, and continued with his father until the
death of the latter June 18th, 1864. For thirty-one years
thereafter he conducted the business in Brewerton, alone,
finally closing it out, and removed to Syracuse, N. Y.,
October 5th, 1895; was an employee of the wholesale dry-
goods house of Neal & Hyde, from July 1896 to March 1901.

Failing health obliged him to retire from active business,
and to lead thenceforth a more sedentary life. To occupy
his mind and time, he began collecting data for this work




Mrs. Harriett Maria Clark-Emmoxs
Syracuse, X. Y.



m



THE EMMONS FAMILY NINTH GENERATION I3I

in the spring of 1902; in the fall of the same year, began
writing a history of Brewerton, N. Y., wherein he had spent
sixty-three years of a happy and contented life, and where
his ancestors and their descendants had occupied for a
century.

In poHtics, he has always voted the Republican ticket,
and has held several minor offices in his party ; was elected a
justice of the peace in 1864; served two terms as tax col-
lector of his town; held the offices of clerk, trustee and
president, of the village; a notary-public for twenty suc-
cessive years ; deputy postmaster ten years ; and postmaster
from March 16th, 1871, to January 25th, 1886.

He is a member of the Christian Church, (Disciple) and
was for upwards of thirty years the Sunday School super-
intendent of the Church of Christ at Brewerton, also one of
its Elders from 1874 to 1895. He became a member of
Fort Brewerton Lodge, No. 256, F. & A. M., in 1860, and
has held every office therein except Tyler; is also a member
of the Masonic Veteran's Association, of Syracuse, N. Y.

Children: b. Brewerton, N. Y.



d. 18 July 1864.
" 20 Mar. 1867.



[571] JOHN WESLEY, (bro. of Edward N.) carpen-
ter; b. Brewerton, N. Y., 29 Aug., 1838, m. 30 Jan., 1859,
Georgiana, dau. of George Billings and Hannah Bailey; b.
Syracuse, N. Y., 26 Sept., 1839, d. Brewerton, 25 Jan., 1901;
he res. Brewerton.

Mr. Emmons occupies the old homestead in which he
was born, and has always made Brewerton his home; being
the oldest resident of whom this can be said.

Children: b. Brewerton, N. Y.
-M002. i. Alfred B.mlev, b. 5 Dec. 1859.

+ 1003. ii. Albert Loris, " 6 Sept. 1865.



+ 995.


i.


Edward WeslEv,


b. 11


Apr.


1856.


+ 996.


ii.


Willis Eugene,


" 8


July


1857.


997.


iii.


Effie M.\y,


" 20


Dec.


1860;


+ 998.


iv.


Cl-^re.n'ce Tucker,


" 19


Mar.


1864.


999.


V.


As.\ Cl.^rk,


" 23


Jan.


1867;


+ 1000.


vi.


Ch.\rles Ch.-vdwick,


" 19


Dec.


1870.


+ 1001.


vii.


\\'illard Xeal,


" 10


Mar.


1874.



132 THE EMMONS FAMILY NINTH GENERATION

[573] ABIGAIL ANN, (sis. of John W.) b. Brewerton,
N. Y., 5 June, 1842; m. 30 Jan., 1862, William Henry Merritt,
cooper, s. of Merchant Merritt and Ann Down; b. Syracuse,
N. Y., 8 Jan., 1838; res. Brockport, N. Y.

Children :
+ 1004. i. Anna Belle, b. 30 Jan. 1863.

+ 1005. ii. HaTTie May, " 2 June 1865.

+ 1006. iii. Asa Merchant, " 6 July 1875.

+ 1007. iv. Bert Edward, " 26 Mar. 1879.



[573] MORTON ADELBERT EMMONS 9, (Orson «,
Benjamin^, Jonathan *5, Jonathan^, Jonathan ^^ Samuel 3,
Obadiah^, Thomas ^) railroader; s. of Orson Emmons and
Rachel Smedley; b. town of Hastings, Oswego Co., N. Y.,
6 Nov., 1836; m. 12 Oct., 1859, Elizabeth Jane, dau. of Levi
Hamilton and Lucy Pierce; b. Hastings, 16 July, 1837;
res. Brewerton, N. Y.

With the exception of four years in Rensselaer Co., and
nine years at Caughdenoy, Oswego Co., before he was six-
teen years of age, Mr. Emmons has resided in or near
Brewerton, all his days.

He has been an employee of the Syracuse and Water-
town branch of R. W. & O. Railroad, for nearly twenty
years. For some years he has had charge of the railroad
draw-bridge over the Oneida River at Brewerton, a duty he
has discharged so well, that he is designated by the rail-
road men as "Old Faithful."

He and his wife became members of the Church of
Christ at Brewerton in 1860; and of which he has been a
Deacon for nearly thirty years.

Children: b. near Brewerton, N. Y.
+ 1008. i. Jennie Alice, b. 18 May 1861.

+ 1009. ii. Edwin Eugene, " 2 Sept. 1862.


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