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Clergyman

William Emerson, American clergyman. member Massachusetts History Society.

Background

Emerson, William was born on May 6, 1769 in Concord, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Review William and Phebe (Bliss) Emerson.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1789.

Career

Ordained to ministry Unitarian Church, Harvard, Massachusetts, 1792. Pastor 1st Church of Boston, 1799. Chaplain United States Senate.

Overseer Harvard; member Massachusetts History Society. Editor Monthly Anthology. Founder Anthology Club.

Author: An Historical Sketch of the First Church in Boston, 1812.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: An Historical Sketch of the First Church in Boston, 1812.

Membership

Member Massachusetts History Society.

Connections

Married Ruth Haskins, October 25, 1796, 8 children including Ralph Waldo.

father:
Review William Emerson

mother:
Phebe (Bliss) Emerson

spouse:
Ruth Haskins