Materials Toward a Genealogy of the Emmerton Family

Materials Toward a Genealogy of the Emmerton Family

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...a "Tax-list of Lands--Dwelling Houses etc owned by Jeremiah Emerton and others, on the 1st day of February 1814--within the Ninth District of the State of Massachusetts and Town of Salem." It includes " One dwelling house built of wood and two story high, forty by thirty-three, situated on East street, three Quarters finished and 190J polls of land under and adjoining, of which 73J belong to Betsey Ives." This land was inherited by Jeremiah's second wife Elizabeth from her first husband John Ives, and was part of the homestead of his grandfather Benjamin. Betsey Ives, mentioned as owner of a part, was a widow of Elizabeth's son, by her first marriage, John Ives, born in Lynn 22 Dec, 1783, died at sea on a voyage to the Havana in 1809, having married July, 1809, Betsey, daughter of Joshua and Lydia (Derby) Cross, who was born 11 Aug., 1784; afterwards married 15 April, 1816, Oliver Parsons, and died in Salem, 9 Sept., 1862. The house (now No. 22 Forrester street) was occupied by the old people till their death, in part by their sons William and James for short periods, and by Rebecca till about 1856. It was held as undivided property by the heirs till 1871, when they sold to James A. Gillis, Esq., who laid out Emmerton street in the rear. 13 April, 1795. The committee of the Tabernacle sell to Jeremiah Emerton for eight pounds, eighteen shillings "a certain half of a wall pew ou the south side of the meeting-house with the proportion of land thereunto belonging being N 12 with its appurtenances." 28 Sept., 1803. The committee sell with the same phraseology one-half of N 12 for forty dollars. 1 Jan'y, 1828. The estate of Jeremiah Emerton pays $16.14 tax on PewN 12. 12 John (2 John) born 23 July, 1760. In a list more

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