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William Noble Emery

Birthplace: Greene, Indiana
Death: Died in Greene, Indiana
Place of Burial: Taylor twp., Greene, Indiana
Immediate Family:

Son of William Spencer Emery and Marcia Emery
Husband of Jemina Seaton Dowden
Father of charles Wade (charley) Emery; John Spencer Emery; Edgar wayne ( Edward wayne) Emery and Estella Florence (Stella May) Foster
Brother of John Wesley Emery; Little Berry Emery; Samuel Richard Emery; Sarah Ann Emery; Mary Mabel Emery and 2 others

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About William Noble Emery

12827 WILLIAM NOBLE EMERY b. 20 Jan. 1870 JEMIMA SEATON DOWDEN b. 3 May 1855 Scotland, Greene, In. d. 1933 d/o John and Amanda Dowden. He d. 1916. Both are buried Antioch Cemetery Greene co., In.

    Children b. Greene co., In.:
    *22465 CHARLES WADE EMERY b. 23 Sep. 1873
    *22466 JOHN SPENCER EMERY b. 11 Nov. 1875
    *22467 EDGAR WAYNE EMERY b. 10 Oct. 1877
    *22468 STELLA FLORENCE EMERY b. 13 Feb. 1880 

Judith Elaine Burns, Revised Genealogical Records of Descendants of John Emery of Newbury, Massachuetts,The (1982, Gateway Press Inc. Baltimore, Md.), Pg. 205 & 406.


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. 216. "son of WIlliam S> and Marcia (Hill) EMery); married Sept 20, 1870, Jemima Seaton Dowden (born in Scotland, Ind., May 3, 1855). Farmer and sawyer. Children listed: Charles Wade, John Spencer, Edgar Wayne, and Stella May."

3. 1880 United States Census, Microfilm T-9 Roll 280 VOl. 12 Indiana, Greene CO., In. Jackson Twp. pg. 25 241/240. "William, In., Jemina 25, In., Charles W., 6, In.; John S. 4, In.; Ed_ar 2, In.; and Stella F. 3 months, In."

4. 1900 United States Census, Microfilm T623-374 Greene Co Taylor Twp. pg. 252 249/246. "Emery, Noble May 1848 Pa. farmer; Jemina May 1855 In 4 children 4 alive; and Edward Oct. 1877 In."


5. Indiana Works Progress Administration, Greene county Indiana - Index to Death Records 1893 - 1920 (1939), pg. 47, Greene County Health Department, 217 East Main St. Suite # 1, Bloomfield, Indiana 47424-1417. "Emery, Wm. Noble , M. W. 67 March 19,, 1919 Greene co. Bk. R-16 pg. 71."

6. Bloomfield News (Weekly Newspaper), Volume XXXIX, Number 19, Page 4, Column 3, Thursday, March 23, 1916.

"OBITUARY. Emery - - 

William N. EMERY was born May 4, 1848, died at this home in Taylor Township, March 19, 1916, aged sIxty-seven years, ten months and fifteen days.

He was the son of William and Marcia EMERY.

He is survived by his wife, and four children, Charles W., of Scotland, John S., of Newberry, Edgar D., of Taylor township, and Mrs. Stella F. FOSTER, of Bloomfield.

He also leaves two brothers, L. B. and J. W., and one sister, Mrs. Josie JAMISON, all of Bedford.

He untied with the Christian Church about twenty-five years ago, and continued a worthy member till his death. He lived a singularly upright, industrious, honest, quite life. Funeral services, conducted by the writer, were held at the Antioch Christian Church, on Tuesday afternoon.

A large number of those who knew him best and loved and respected him were in attendance.

His body now lies sleeping in the little Antioch Cemetery, awaiting that hour "when all, who are in their graves shall hear His voice and shall come forth." "Then shall come to pass the saying that is written, "Death is swallowed up in victory."T. A. COX. "


7. Cemeteries of Eastern Greene County, Indiana, Greene County Historical Society, Pg. 265. "William R. Emery 1848 1916."


1. Indiana Works Progress Administration, Greene County Indiana Marriage Record Index 1823/53 - 1920 Vol. 1 A - F Vol 2 G - M Vol 3 N - Z (1939), Bk. J Pg. 213, Clerk of Greene County Circuit and Superior Court, Greene County Courthouse, 1 W Main St., P.O. Box 229, Bloomfield, Indiana 47424. Children: Charles W., John S., Edgar W., and Stella F.

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William Noble Emery's Timeline

May 4, 1848
Greene, Indiana
September 23, 1873
Age 25
<, Greene, Indiana>
September 5, 1875
Age 27
Indiana, United States
Age 28
February 13, 1880
Age 31
Taylor twp, Greene County, Indiana
March 19, 1916
Age 67
Greene, Indiana
Taylor twp., Greene, Indiana