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Dorothy (Martin) Emerson (1771 - 1860)

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Dorothy (Dolly) Emerson formerly Martin
Born in Windham TWP, Windham County, Colony of Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 18 Sep 1788 in Stockbridge, Windsor County, Republic of Vermontmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Rochester, Windsor County, Vermont, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 1 Sep 2019 | Created 13 Aug 2015
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A descendant of George Martyn of Salisbury, Mass.

Dolly (Martin) Emerson is the grandmother of the founder of Emerson College, Dr. Charles Wesley Emerson

Dolly had one child die in infancy. No name available.


[1] Vermont Vital Records - 1760 - 1954 - State Capital Building, Montpelior - FHL microfilm 27,622

Marriage/Bride - Dorothy Martin and John Emerson - 18 Sept. 1788 - Stockbridge, Windsor County, Vermont

res: Pittsfield, Vermont


[2] Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records - 1732 - 2005 - (Rochester Deaths - 1860)

[3] Vermont Vital Records - 1760 - 1954 - State Capital Building, Montpelier - FHL microfilm 27,541

Death/Female - Dolly Martin Emerson - 30 Dec 1860 - Rochester, Windsor County, Vermont

age 89 yrs. 4 mo. 17 days - widowed - b. Windham, Connecticut

father: - George W. Martin

mother: - Dolly Martin


Rochester, Windsor County, Vermont

Old Village Cemetery

[4] Find A Grave


  • George Martyn of Salisbury, Mass. and his descendants by: Susan Grace Martin Shipman 1973 edition (pgs. 7, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131)
  • History of Rochester by: W.W. Williams
  • Rochester, Vermont - its history - 1780 - 1975
  • Vermont Vital Records - Find A Grave

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