"Hon. Stephen Emery, son of Moses Emery, was the first native of the town to receive a liberal education (as a student at Bowdoin College, Class of 1814). He filled many positions with ability, was state attorney-general in 1839, and died in Auburn, November 18, 1863, aged 73."
He married twice: first to Sarah Stowell, daughter of Daniel Stowell, in 1815 in Paris, Maine; after her death in 1822, he married Jennett Loring, of Buckfield, Maine in 1825.
Taught at Hallowell Academy for a year.
Admitted to the Bar before 1820 and practiced most of his career in Paris, Maine.
Judge of Probate in Oxford County, Maine.
Chairman of State Board of Education.
1820 - 1840 US Federal Censuses.
Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937 for Sarah Stowell, Hallowell. Hallowell, ME: Vital Records to 1892, Volume 3, page 34.
History of Paris, Maine: From Its Settlement to 1880, with a History of the ... By William Berry Lapham, Silas P. Maxim, page 593.
The History of Androscoggin County Maine by Georgia Drew Merrill, editor 189, Chapter XLII.
The Hamlin family; a genealogy of James Hamlin of Barnstable, Massachusetts, By Henry Franklin Andrews, page 350.
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