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Clergyman

Joseph Emerson, American clergyman. member American Institute Instruction.

Background

Emerson, Joseph was born on October 13, 1777 in Hollis, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Daniel and Ama (Fletcher) Emerson.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1798.

Career

Tutor Harvard, 1801; pastor Congregational Church, Beverly, Massachusetts, 1803-1816. Founded Women’s Seminary, Byfield, Massachusetts, 1816-1821, moved school to Saugus, Massachusetts, 1821, Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1824-1833. Pastor in Saugus; member American Institute Instruction Author: Prospectus of the Female Seminary at Wethersfield…, 1826.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Prospectus of the Female Seminary at Wethersfield…, 1826.

Membership

Member American Institute Instruction.

Connections

Married Nancy Eaton, October 1803. Married second, Eleanor Reed, July 1805.

father:
Daniel Emerson

mother:
Ama (Fletcher) Emerson

spouses:
Nancy Eaton

Eleanor Reed