EMERSON Family

First Generation

1. Horatio F1 Emerson(991) was born in New Jersey October 1858.

He married Ellen L Bennett Cedarville, Lawrence Twp, Cumberland Co, NJ, 1879. Ellen was born in New Jersey May 1861. Ellen(992) was the daughter of Richard Bennett. In the 1880 census Cedarville, Cumberland, New Jersey page 259, Horotio (age 21) is recorded with his wife Ellen (age 19).

In the 1900 census Lawrence Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey page 75A, Horatio (age 41) is recorded with his wife Ellen (age 39), George (age 18), Frank (age 16), Blanch (age 15), Henry (age 11) and Richard Bennett (age 76) Ellen father.Horatio has the occupation of Oysterman, has been married for 20 years and they have had 4 children.

In the 1920 census Lawrence Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey page 279, Horatio (age 61) is recorded with his wife Ellen (age 58). Horatio has the occupation of Captain of an Oysterboat,

Horatio F Emerson and Ellen L Bennett had the following children:

child 2 i. George W2 Emerson was born Cedarville, Lawrence Twp, Cumberland Co, NJ July 1881.

child 3 ii. Frank D Emerson(993) was born Cedarville, Lawrence Twp, Cumberland Co, NJ June 28, 1883. Frank died October 25, 1958 in Cumberland Co, NJ, at 75 years of age.

child 4 iii. Blanche L Emerson(994) was born Cedarville, Lawrence Twp, Cumberland Co, NJ May 2, 1885. Blanche died July 18, 1959 Cedarville, Lawrence Twp, Cumberland Co, NJ, at 74 years of age. She married John Arthur Godown Cedarville, Lawrence Twp, Cumberland Co, NJ, May 17, 1904. Johnnie was born Milford, Holland Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ November 15, 1883. Johnnie was the son of Charles Robins Godown and Alice Agnes Pursell. Johnnie died October 20, 1968 Cedarville, Lawrence Twp, Cumberland Co, NJ, at 84 years of age. (See John Arthur Godown for the continuation of this line.)

child 5 iv. Harry L Emerson was born Cedarville, Lawrence Twp, Cumberland Co, NJ July 1888.

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