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Anthony Emery

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Newbury, Massachusetts, Newbury, Essex , Massachusetts
Death: August 9, 1781 (67)
North Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA, Hampton, Rockingham , New Hampshire
Immediate Family:

Son of John Emery and Hannah Emery
Husband of Abigail Emery
Father of William Emery; Dr. Joseph Emery; Thomas Emery; Thomas Emery; Nathaniel Emery and 6 others
Brother of Hannah Emery; Joshua Emery; David Emery; Sarah Chase; John Emery, Jr. and 3 others

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About Anthony Emery

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW HAMPSHIRE. DAR Ancestor #: A036535


This Anthony was born in 1713 - and was born in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts - he did not sail on the "Plantr" as some one has posted - the Passenger list of the 'planter" can be found here = this is a start of the infromation for the ship and a list of passengers follows it There is ABSOLUTELY NO Emery's found listed on it!

Passengers of the Planter

Master Nicolas Travice Voyage of 1635

This table details the roll of passengers of the Planter, which sailed from London in mid-April, 1635, bound for New England. The ship arrived safe at Massachusetts Bay, although some of the persons listed below may not have debarked. The rolls represent persons who were ready to embark at the date of record, which often preceded the actual sailing by several weeks. Some may have decided not to sail. Some servants may have run away. And there usually was some loss of life among the passengers from disease and malnutrition during the passage.

This information was transcribed in the 19th century by James Savage, and later by Michael Tepper from records found in the Public Rolls Office, London......


313 ANTHONY EMERY m. 10 May 1738 Chelmsford, Middlesex, Ma. ABIGAIL LEAVITT b. 13 Sep. 1715 d. 22 Nov. 1799 Hampton, Rockingham, NH. d/o Thomas and Elizabeth (Atkinson) Leavitt.

Graduated Harvard College, 1736. He was the 1st physician in Chelmsford, MA.

He removed to Hampton, Rockingham, NH where he passed a very active, useful, and honorable life. He had an extensive medical practice and fine farm and carried on quite a trade in the West india goods.

He was auditor of selectmen accounts at Hampton, Rockingham, NH. 1753-6; selectman, 1757; mediator, 1766; surgeon during the Siege of Louisburg being commissioned by Sir. William Pepperrell, 10 Feb. 1745; enlisted in the expedition against Crown Point, Lake George under Sir William Johnson (Sir William In Geni) as Surgeon in Col. Jas. Blanchard's Reg. and was commissioned as Lt. in Capt. John Moore's co., discharged 5 Dec. 1755. In this expedition he was detailed to serve as an associate of John Hale.

He was one of the grantees of the town of Andover, NH (Early known as Emerytown See Emory Pond and Emery Rd)and built the 1st sawmill in that town. He d. 19 Aug. 1781 Hampton, NH.


  • ~1406 JOHN EMERY b. 1739 Chelmsford, Middlesex, Ma.; d. 11 Apr. 1756
  • *1407 SARAH EMERY b. 31 Dec. 1740 Chelmsford, Middlesex, Ma.
  • *1408 WILLIAM EMERY b. 16 Apr. 1742 Chelmsford, Middlesex, Ma. [Hampton, Rockingham, NH.]
  • *1409 JOSEPH EMERY b. 12 May 1744 Chelmsford, Middlesex, Ma.
  • ~1410 THOMAS EMERY b. 13 May 1746 Chelmsford, Middlesex, Ma.; d. young
  • +1411 CLEMENT EMERY b. 20 Jan. 1747 [1748] Chelsmford, Middlesex, Ma.
  • *1412 THOMAS EMERY b. 5 Jan. 1750 Chelmsford, Middlesex, Ma.; bp. 10 Nov. 1751
  • *1413 NATHANIEL EMERY b. 1751
  • 1414 Molly EMERY b. 1753; d. 27 Jul. 1775
  • ~1415 WILLARD EMERY b. 1756; d. 7 May 1756
  • *1416 WILLARD EMERY b. 16 Jul. 1756


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. 23-

4. "son of John and Hannah (Morse) Emery; graduated at Harvard COllege, 1736; marriedAbigail Leavitt, May 10, 1738; was the first physician in Chelmsford, Mass; removed to Hampton, Nh.H., where he passed a very active , useful, and honorable life. He had an extensive medical practice and fine farm and carried on quite a trade in West India goods. He was Auditor of Selectmaen accounts at Hampton, 1753 -62. Selectman, 1757; moderator, 1766; surgeon during the siege of Louisburg, being commissioned by Sir WIlliam Pepperrell, Feb. 10, 1745; enlisted in the Expedition against Crown Point under Sir WIlliam Johnson as surgeon in COl. Jos. Blanchard's Regiment and was commissioned as Lieutnant in Capt. John Moore's Co.; discharged Dec. 5, 1755. In this expedition he was detailed to serve as an associate of John Hale. He was one of the grantees of the town of Andover, N.H., and built the first saw-mill in that town. He died at Hampton, Aug. 19, 1781. His wife died Nov. 22, 1799. Children listed: John, Sarah, WIlliam, Joseph, Thomas, Clement, Thomas, Nathaniel, Molly, Willard and WIllard."

2. Judith Elaine Burns, Revised Genealogical Records of Descendants of John Emery of Newbury, Massachuetts,The (1982, Gateway Press Inc. Baltimore, Md.), pg. 43-44.

From the online record: Graduated from Harvard, 1736, became the first physician in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, then moved to Hampton, N.H. He was the surgeon during the siege of Louisburg and enlisted in the Expedition at Crown Point under Sir William Johnson as surgeon, discharged December 5, 1755. He was one of the grantees of Andover, NH, and built the first saw mill in that town.

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Anthony Emery's Timeline

September 5, 1713
Newbury, Essex , Massachusetts
March 23, 1739
Age 25
Chelmsford, MA, USA
December 31, 1740
Age 27
Chelmsford, MA, USA
April 16, 1742
Age 28
Chelmsford, MA, USA
May 12, 1744
Age 30
Chelmsford, MA, USA
May 13, 1746
Age 32
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
January 20, 1748
Age 34
Chelmsford, MA, USA
January 5, 1750
Age 36
Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA
Age 37
Hampton, NH, USA