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Francis M. Emerson


Posted By: Sheryl McClure (email)
Date: 4/4/2023 at 22:38:01

FRANCIS M. EMERSON, the tenth and youngest child of Timothy and Polly Emerson, was born in Coshocton County, Ohio, in 1825; was married to Miss Susan Hunt in 1847, and in 1850, started with fourteen others for California by the then comparatively unknown overland route, via Kansas City, Laramie and Great Salt Lake; he returned to his family, via Panama, in 1856, after a six years' absence, and in the same year moved to Clarke County, Town, and in 1859, settled on his present residence in Pleasant Township, Union County. Mr. Emerson's father was a native of Ashby, Mass., where he was born in 1777, moved to Ohio in 1818, where resided until his death, in 1873.

Illustrated Centennial Sketches, Map and Directory, Union County, Iowa
Published by C. J. Colby, Creston, Iowa 1876


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