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Birthplace: Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Managed by: Alice Ellen Felice
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About James Emery, Sr.

There is ABSOLUTELY NO PROOF and NO SOLID DOUCUMENATION that he is thegrandfather of Jacob Emery Rev. b. 11 Oct. 1759 and another gives 10 Oct 1760 Essex/Morris County, New Jersey d. 21 Apr. 1824 Sussex county New Jersey. aged 64 yrs. 5 mo. 10 days buried Mettler Cemetery Sandyston Twp., Old Mine Road, Sussex County, New Jersey.m. Elizabeth Ross m 2nd Mary "Polly" Rubert more information on this famil here @http://genwiz.genealogenie.net/emery/missinglinks/emery_jacob.htm

The family of James Emery and Mary Waston has ABSOULTELY NO CONNECTION to New Jersey and especially Sussex or Morris counties New Jersey; except for son Nathaniel being in the Revolutionar was and that hew was at the Battle of Hubbardstown, Bemis heights, the surrender of Burgoyne, the assult and capture of Stonery Point and Marmouth, New Jersey.

The order of children in the 1890 Book is as follows:
  • 1 David b. 2 Oct 1820 Haverhill, Essex, Ma.
  • 2 Jonathan b. Nov. 25, 1722 Haverhill, Essex, Ma.
  • 3 Ezekiel b. July 6, 1722 Haverhill, Essex, Ma.
  • 4 Anthony b. 1726 no birth place stated
  • 5 James b. not stated d. Nov. 1755 darcut, Middlesex, Ma. - NO SPOUSE STATED
  • 6 Moses b. NOT STATED soid to haave followed the sea as Captain of a vessel
  • 7 Mary b. NOT STATED; living 5 May 1792 Darcut, Middlesex, Ma., Unmarried
  • 8 John b. 1736 Darcut, Middlesex, Ma.
  • 9 Ambrose b. 25 Feb. 17389/9 Darcut, Middlesex, Ma.
  • 10 Edward b. 26 Jul 1741 Darcut, middle Sex, Ma.
  • 11 Nathaniel b. March 17/43/44 Darcut, Middlesex, ma.; m. Mrs. Phebe clough; m 2nd Patience [-?-] there is no record of children by either marriage

the 1982 book;

  • 1 David b. 2 Oct 1820 Haverhill, Essex, Ma. ADDS resided darcut
  • 2 Jonathan b. Nov. 25, 1722 Haverhill, Essex, Ma. he married 1) Jersua Barron 2) [-?-] Whitten and died Jun e1809 Fairfield, Me.
  • 3 Ezekiel b. July 6, 1722 Haverhill, Essex, Ma. ADDS d. unmarried before 3 May 1762
  • 4 Anthony b. 1726 no birth place stated he married [-?-] he was in darcut Middlesex, Ma. on 11 Feb 1760 and was in conway, NH. by 21 1771 and was there as late as 24 feb. 1789 5 James b. not stated d. Nov. 1755 darcut, Middlesex, Ma. - NO SPOUSE STATED
  • 6 Moses b. NOT STATED said to have followed the sea as Captain of a vessel
  • 7 Mary b. NOT STATED; living 5 May 1792 Darcut, Middlesex, Ma., Unmarried
  • 8 John b. 1736 Darcut, Middlesex, Ma. ADDS soldier in the french War; entlised in Cpat Peabody's co., Col Ichabobd Plaisted Reg.; killed in Battle with Indians, near Ft. William henry 18 Spe 1756
  • 9 Ambrose b. 25 Feb. 17389/9 Darcut, Middlesex, Ma. married 1st Catherine [-?-] Foster; 2nd Rebecca Yocum; resided in Darcut, Middlsex, Ma., Philadelphia, Thompsontown, Mifflin and greene counties Pennsylvania - he died Green co. near Jefferson, Pa. 1824
  • 10 Edward b. 26 Jul 1741 Darcut, Middlesex, Ma. married 1) Mrs Eunice [-Smith-] McKie he resided in Fairfield, Me. and died there date unknown11 Nathaniel b. March 17/43/44 Darcut, Middlesex, ma.; m. Mrs. Phebe clough; m 2nd Patience [-?-] there is no record of children by either marriage
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 Methuen Emery Births 

Ambrosa, s. James, bp. May 6, 1739. CR1 Anthoney, s. James and Ruth, Mar. 20, 1732. James, s. James and Ruth, Oct. 6, 1729. John, s. James and Ruth, July 9, 1736. Mary, d. James and Ruth, Feb. 11, 1726-7. Nathaniel, s. James, bp. Aug. 5, 1744. CR1 Ruth, d. James and Ruth, Aug. 25, 1734.

meuthen Emery deaths Ruth, d. James and Ruth, Aug. 3, 1735.

darcut Births EMERY Ambros, s. James and Ruth, Feb. 25, 1738-9. Edward, s. James and Ruth, July 26, 1741. Nathaniel, s. James and Ruth, Mar. 8, 1743-4.

Darcut EMERY Ambros and Mrs. Katharine Foster of Pelham, NH, int. July 17, 1762. Jonathan and Jerusha Barron, int. Dec. 7, 1753. Nathaniel [int. Emary] and [int. adds Mrs.] Phebe Clough, Apr. 23, 1772

newbury - emery marriages James, and Ruth Watson of Haverhill, Dec. 10, 1719.

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More on ancestry & descendants http://genwiz.genealogenie.net/emery/john-anthony/three/emery3.htm

66 JAMES EMERY m. 10 December 1719 Haverhill [Newbury], Essex, Massachusetts RUTH WATSON of Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts

He was a farmer and resided in Haverhill until about 1725, when he removed to Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts The records of Baptisms of James is from the record of the 1st church of Newbury. The records of birth and death of himself and his wife have not yet been found. He was bp. 10 April 1698 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts It is also probable that she was born in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts and that she d. in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts

He d. before 4 April 1763 Dracut, Massachusetts Having made his will 3 May 1762 at which time he stated that he was "now inlisted as a soldier in his majesties service". On 20 March 1757 he presented a petition to the General Court of Massachusetts in which he stated that his son Ambrose, a minor, carrying on against Crown Point, in the year, 1756, under the command of Capt. Butterfield, and after he was discharged at Lake George, as he was returning home he was taken sick at Glasgow and not able to travel; and when tidings thereof was brought to your petitioer he sent a man and horse to fetch his son home, which occasioned considerable charge to your petitioner according to the account herewith exhibited." He asked that he be renumerated. He was given three pounds, nine shillings and eight pence.

Children:

341 DAVID EMERY b. 1 [10] October 1720 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts; res. Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts

  • 342 JONATHAN EMERY b. 23 November 1722 Haverhill, Essex. Massachusetts

342a ELIZABETH EMERY b. 6July 1724 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts

~343 EZEKIEL EMERY b. 6July 1724 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts; d. before 3 May 1762

  • 344 ANTHONY EMERY b. 2 August 1726 Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts [Haverhill, Essex, Ma].; bp. 20 March 1732 Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts

345 MARY EMERY b. 11February 1726 Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts; bp. 22 April 1727 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts

346 JAMES EMERY b. 6 June 1728 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts [6 October 1729 Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts]; d. November 1755 Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts

348 MOSES EMERY b. 10 October 1731 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts said to have followed the sea as capt. of a ship

~350 MARY EMERY b. 5 May 1733 Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts; was living in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts 4 May 1792 unm.

351 RUTH EMERY bp. 25 August 1734 Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts

352 JOHN EMERY b. 1736 Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts [9 Jul 1736 Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, 10 August 1736 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts]; soldier in the French War; enlisted in Capt. Peabody's co., Col. Ichabod Plaisted's reg.; killed in battle with Indians near Ft. William Henry 18 September 1756

  • 353 AMBROSE EMERY b. 25February 1738/9 Dracut, Middlesex [Haverhill, Essex], Massachusetts
  • 354 EDWARD EMERY b. 26July 1741 Dracut, Middlesex, [Haverhill, Essex] Massachusetts

355 NATHANIEL EMERY b. 8 March 1743/4 Dracut, Middlesex [Haverhill, Essex], Massachusetts; bp. 5 August 1744 Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts; m. Mrs. PHEBE CLOUGH at Dracut, Massachusetts; m 2nd PATIENCE [-?-]; resided in Anson, Maine He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War in Capt. Henry Elkin's co. 23 November 1775. In Mar 1777 he volunteered for 3 years under Capt. Joseph 1776 Jenkins in Col. Brewer's Reg. He was transferred to Capt. Sewall's co. of Col. Ebenezer Sprout's Reg. from which he was discharged at the expiration of his term of service. He was in the battle of Hubbardstown, Bemis Heights, the surrender of Burgoyne, the assault and capture of Stony Point and Marmouth, NJ. He was at Valley Forge the winter of 1777-8. No record of children by either marriage has been found.

RECORD:

1. Rev. Rufus Emery, Genealogical Records of Descendants of John and Anthony Emery of Newbury, Mass. 1590 - 1890, The (1890, Salem Publishing and Printing Co. The Salem Press, 1891), pg. 9-10. "son of Jonathan and Mary (Woodman) Emery,...He was a farmer and lived in Haverhill till about 1725, when he moved to Darcut, Mass. The record of baptism of James is from the records of the First Church of Newbury. The records of borth and death of himself and wife are not known. He was probably born in Newbury, early in 1698.....On March 30, 1757, he presented a petition to the General COurt of Massachusetts, in which he stated that his son Ambrose, a minor, "Inlisted himself into His Magestie's Service in the Expedition Carring on against Crown Point, in the year 1756, under the comman of Capt. Butterfield, and after he was dismissed [discharged] at Lake George, as he was returning home, he was taken sick at Galsgo, and not able to travel; and when tidings thereof was brought to your Petitioner hesent a man and horse to fetchhis son home, which occasioned considerate charge to your Pettitioner, accourding to the account herewith exhibited." He aske that he be remunerated. He was given three pounds, nine shillings and eight pence."

2. Judith Elaine Burns, Revised Genealogical Records of Descendants of John Emery of Newbury, Massachuetts,The (1982, Gateway Press Inc. Baltimore, Md.), pg. 27-8.

3. Vital Records of Darcut, Massachusetss to the year 1850 (1907).

4. VItal Records of Haverhill, Massachusetts to the end ofthe year 1849 (1910/1911).

5. Family Tree Maker Family Tree: European Origins, Vol. 1 (1999, CD #802 V802_01). "284 JAMES EMERY was born April 10, 1698 in Haverhill, Essex Co, MA, and died April 04, 1763 in Dracut, Middlesex Co, MA. He married RUTH WATSON November 10, 1719 in Haverhill. She was born Abt 1700 in Haverhill, MA Child is: PVT AMBROSE EMERY b. January 25, 1737/38 Dracut, Middlesex Co, MA d. 1824 Jefferson, PA m. REBECCA YOCUM 1770 b. 1746 Philadelphia, PA d. 1843 Jefferson, Greene Co, PA."

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James Emery, Sr.'s Timeline

1698
April 10, 1698
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
April 10, 1698
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts USA
April 10, 1698
Newbury, Essex, Masschusettes
1719
December 10, 1719
Age 21
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
1720
October 1, 1720
Age 22
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
1722
November 23, 1722
Age 24
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1724
July 6, 1724
Age 26
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
1726
February 11, 1726
Age 27
methuen, Essex, Massachusetts
1726
Age 27
Dracut, Middlesex , Massachusetts
1729
July 9, 1729
Age 31
Metheun, Essex, , Massachusetts