Pane-Joyce Genealogy
26517. Ebenezer Emerson. Born on 6 Jan 1717[/8] in Reading, MA.77 Ebenezer died in Reading, MA, on 3 Dec 1801; he was 83.
Ebenezer first married Lydia. Born in 1720.6 Lydia died in Jun 1745 in Reading, MA.6

Child of Ebenbezer and Lydia Emerson:
    i. Lydia Emerson, b. 7 Jan 1743/4 at Reading.77
On 15 May 1746 when Ebenezer was 28, he second married Anna Nichols (33761) , daughter of Ebenezer Nichols (16561) (29 Sep 1686-) & Anna Flint (29 Oct 1691-), in Reading, MA.77 Born on 5 Nov 1721 in Reading, MA.77 Anna died in Mar 1749 in Lynnfield, MA.6

Ebenezer and Anna were second cousins once removed; his grandmother, Rebecca Kendall, and her great grandmother, Elizabeth Kendall, were sisters.

Child of Ebenezer and Anna (Nichols) Emerson:
    i. Ebenezer Emerson, b. 21 Feb 1746/7 at Reading.77
On 21 Nov 1751 when Ebenezer was 33, he third married Rebecca Putnam (42834) , daughter of Rev. Daniel Putnam (26054) (12 Nov 1696-20 Jun 1759) & Rebecca Putnam (26031) (16 Aug 1691-aft Jun 1759), in Reading, MA. Born on 7 May 1720 in Reading, MA.6

Children of Ebenezer and Rebecca (Putnam) Emerson, born at Reading:
    i. Aaron Emerson, b. 28 Sep 1752;
    ii. Rebecca Emerson, b. 1 Mar 1755;
    iii. Daniel Emerson, b. 1 Mar 1757, d. 5 Apr 1757;
    iv. Daniel Emerson, b. 19 Apr 1760; and
    v. Edward Emerson, b. 2 May 1766.77
26518. James Emerson. Born on 9 Jan 1719/20 in Reading, MA.77 James was baptized in Wakefield, MA, on 17 Jan 1719[/20]. James died in Reading, MA, on 29 Nov 1808; he was 88.77 Occupation: cordwainer.
On 28 Nov 1744 when James was 24, he first married Mary Farrar in Reading, MA.77 Born ca 1725. Mary died in Nov 1755 in Reading, MA.6

Children of James and Mary (Farrar) Emerson, born at Reading:
    i. Kendall Emerson, b. 31 Oct 1745;
    ii. Mary Emerson, b. 26 Jul 1747;
    iii. James Emerson, b. 6 Sep 1750, d. Jan 1753;
    iv. Lucy Emerson, b. 23 Dec 1752; and
    v. Abigail Emerson, b. 7 Feb 1755.77
On 13 Mar 1759 when James was 39, he second married Elizabeth Nichols (33826) , daughter of Col. Ebenezer Nichols (16583) (29 Mar 1703-1 Feb 1777) & Susanna Munroe (36740) (23 Jun 1705-), in Reading, MA.6 Born on 6 Mar 1732 in Reading, MA.77 Elizabeth died on 13 Jan 1786; she was 53.6

Children of Jeremiah and Elizabeth (Nichols) Bancroft, born at Reading:
    i. Elizabeth Bancroft, b. 23 Nov 1751; and
    ii. Katherine Bancroft, b. 1 Apr 1757, d. 10 Apr 1757.

Children of James and Elizabeth (Nichols) (Bancroft) Emerson, born at Reading:
    i. James Emerson, b. 8 Dec 1759;
    ii. Catharine Emerson, b. 23 May 1763;
    iii. Chloe Emerson, b. 16 Apr 1766;
    iv. Edmund Emerson, b. 16 Mar 1769; and
    v. William Emerson, b. 28 Nov 1771.77
26519. Joseph Emerson. Born on 3 Nov 1721 in Reading, MA.77 Joseph died in Lancaster, MA, on 9 May 1803; he was 81.6 Occupation: farmer.

Joseph, of Reading and Lancaster, MA.
On 7 Dec 1749 when Joseph was 28, he married Phebe Upton, daughter of John Upton (11 Mar 1683-15 Mar 1743) & Tabitha (-ca 1753), in Reading, MA.77 Born ca 1723 in Lynn, MA. Phebe died on 19 Jan 1811 in Lancaster, MA.6

Children of Joseph and Phebe (Upton) Emerson, born at Reading:
    i. Joseph Emerson, b. 7 Sep 1750;
    ii. Phebe Emerson, b. 7 Mar 1752;
    iii. Tabitha Emerson, b. 1 Jan 1754, d. 28 Oct 1805 at South Reading, unmarried;
    iv. Naomi Emerson, b. 12 Aug 1755;
    v. Elias Emerson, b. 12 Oct 1757, d. 8 Mar 1759;
    vi. Elias Emerson, b. 9 Sep 1759;
    vii. Mary Emerson, b. 10 Jun 1761;
    viii. Sarah Emerson, b. 31 Jul 1763;
    ix. Bethia Emerson, b. 30 Sep 1765;
    x. Ephraim Emerson, b. 13 Apr 1767;
    xi. Charles Emerson, b. 14 Apr 1769; and
    xii. Zerviah Emerson, b. 15 Nov 1773.77
26520. Thomas Emerson. Born on 12 Jul 1724 in Reading, MA.6 Thomas died in Reading, MA, on 15 Jan 1810; he was 85.77 Occupation: farmer.
On 16 Apr 1747 when Thomas was 22, he first married Elizabeth Bruce in Reading, MA.77 Born ca 1733.6 Elizabeth died on 1 Jan 1793 in Reading, MA.77

Elizabeth (also known as Betty) Bruce received £100 in the will of Kendal Boutwell, she being “that young Woman Which I ahve brought up with me from a Child.” She married Kendal’s nephew Thomas Emerson.

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth (Bruce) Emerson, born at Reading:
    i. a child, b. ca. 1749, d. Jan 1753;
    ii. Elizabeth, b. 17 Aug 1753;
    iii. Hannah, b. 12 Nov 1755;
    iv. Thomas, b. 11 Dec 1757;
    v. William, b. 10 Jun 1760;
    vi. Jerusha, b. 4 Sep 1762;
    vii. Susannah, b. 21 Nov 1764;
    viii. Jonathan, b. 15 Mar 1768;
    ix. Lucy, b. 21 Feb 1770; and
    x. Lois, b. 6 Nov. 1772.77
Their children include:
43244i.
Hannah B. Emerson (12 Nov 1755-10 Jan 1832)
43245ii.
Lucy Emerson (21 Feb 1770-4 Jan 1806)
On 24 Oct 1793 when Thomas was 69, he second married Mary Dresser (36595) , daughter of Nathan Dresser (11 Apr 1700-aft 1772) & Lydia Foster (18994) (14 May 1703-1 Mar 1736), in Reading, MA.77 Born on 20 Jun 1731 in Boxford, MA. Mary died in Reading, MA, on 28 Oct 1806; she was 75.6
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