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Emerson Early Origins



The surname Emerson was first found in Durham where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Emerson Spelling Variations


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Emerson Spelling Variations



The name Emerson, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Emerson, Emmerson, Emerston and others.

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Emerson Early History


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Emerson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Emerson research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1086 and 1100 are included under the topic Early Emerson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Emerson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Emerson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Emerson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Emerson In Ireland


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Emerson In Ireland



Some of the Emerson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 238 words (17 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Emerson family, or who bore a variation of the surname Emerson were

Emerson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Emerson settled in Virginia in 1618
  • Ellis Emerson, his wife Anne, and son Thomas settled in Virginia in 1623 from Durham
  • Ellis Emerson, who arrived in Virginia in 1623
  • Jo Emerson, aged 20, landed in America in 1635
  • Thomas Emerson, who arrived in Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1639
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Emerson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Emerson, who landed in Virginia in 1703
  • Susanna Emerson, who arrived in Virginia in 1714
  • Tho Emerson, who landed in Virginia in 1717
  • Arthur Emerson, who landed in Antigua (Antego) in 1735-1736

Emerson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Emerson, who landed in New York, NY in 1811
  • Jonas Emerson, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1812
  • J Emerson, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • S A Emerson, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • S Emerson, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Emerson Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • George Emerson, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • William Emerson, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1760
  • Mr. John Emerson U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Thomas Emerson U.E. who settled in St. Andrews, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Thomas Emerson U.E. who settled in New Brunswick c. 1784 he served in the 74th Regiment [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Emerson Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. Emerson, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907
  • G C M Emerson, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907

Emerson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Emerson, aged 41, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Standard"
  • Robert Emerson, aged 22, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Lismoyne"

Emerson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Emerson arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Nimroud" in 1863
  • Elizabeth Emerson, aged 43, a dairy woman, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Siberia" in 1870
  • Fanny Emerson, aged 24, a dairymaid, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Siberia" in 1870
  • Eleanor Emerson, aged 22, a dairymaid, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Siberia" in 1870
  • Elizabeth Emerson, aged 20, a dairymaid, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Siberia" in 1870
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Emerson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Emerson (post 1700)



  • William O. Emerson, American Republican politician, Member of New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Dalton; Elected 1938; Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Dalton, 1948
  • William J. Emerson, American politician, Circuit Judge in Illinois 15th Circuit, 1925
  • William N. Emerson, American politician, Member of New York State Senate 28th District, 1876-77
  • William Emerson, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932
  • William Emerson, American politician, Farmer-Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1922
  • Walter C. Emerson, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1914
  • W. E. Emerson, American politician, Member of New Hampshire State Senate 14th District, 1913-14
  • Susan Emerson, American Republican politician, Candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from the District of Columbia, 1992
  • Ulysses F. Emerson, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940
  • Stephen Ray Emerson, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1936
  • ... (Another 73 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Emerson


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Suggested Readings for the name Emerson



  • Englis Roots of the Haverhill and Ipswich Emerson by Ralph Stanton Emerson.
  • A Genealogy of the Emerson Family of Vallejo, California: A Branch of the Haverhill Emersons of Massachusetts and New Hampshire by Robley Emerson Passalacqua.

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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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The Emerson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Emerson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 31 March 2016 at 09:26.

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