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Emerson Genealogy & History

Emerson is a patronymic surname meaning "son of Amery". Brought to England by the Normans, Amery is Germanic and means "power and bravery". Emerson family history begins around 1300, with the name Richard Emryson noted in the records of the county of Yorkshire; Amery itself was also used as a surname, and in fact that predates Emerson by 120 years. Emerson genealogy boasts several famous persons, among them nineteenth-century American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson; Lieutenant General Hank Emerson; and John Wesley Emerson, founder of the now Fortune 500 company Emerson Electric Company.


Emerson Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Leonard Emerson-- --, 1911December 21,2003ID
Bain Emerson-- --, 1897November ,1971OH
C Earl Emerson-- --, 1921August 8,2003PA
Daisy Emerson-- --, 1906August 25,2007NY

Emerson Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Brooks Emerson-- --, 1912December ,1985Manchester,NH
F Eugene Emerson-- --, 1920February 6,2010Elma,NY
Gail Emerson-- --, 1944October 2,2005San Rafael,CA
H Hugh Emerson-- --, 1920November 4,2005Brownsville,TX

Emerson Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Arthur EmersonCaroline LauFebruary 21,1942Wake, NC
Frankie EmersonDiana SchuettAugust 17,1998Wake, NC
John EmersonChristine McneillMarch 25,1939Wake, NC
Ruben EmersonPeggy HallSeptember 29,1961Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Emerson

891st: Galloway892nd: Petty
893rd: Camp894th: Guzman
895th: McGowan896th: Slater
897th: Hartley898th: Mays
899th: Hickey900th: Mosley

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