submitted by Judith E. Burns
Descendants of WILLIAM AMBROSE EMERY
His Ancestry is as follows:
Gen 1. #1 John Emery m. Mary Shatswell m 1st John Webster.
John m 1st Alice Grantham of Newberry, Essex, Ma.
Gen 2. #8 Jonathan m. Mary Woodman of Newberry, Massachusetts
Gen 3. #66 James Emery m Ruth Watson of Newbury, Massachusetts
Gen 4. #353 Ambrose Emery m Rebecca Yocum; m 1st Catherine [-?-] Foster of Darcut, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Philadelphia county Pennsylvania & Greene county Pennsylvania. Ambrose did Revolutionary War service and it is said that Rebecca cooked and aided in the camp of George Washington.
Gen 5. #1511 Ambrose Emery m. Mary Anderson of Greene county Pennsylvania, Coshocton county, Ohio and Greene county, Indiana
Gen 6. #5055 John Emery m. Alcinda Hays of Greene county Indiana.
The Emery family ancestry was recorded in "Genealogical Records of Descendants of John and Anthony Emery of Newbury, Mass. 1590-1890" compiled by Rufus Emery. The family of William Ambrose Emery was recorded on pg. 213. The section on John was updated and re-published in 1982. The books and updated information can be found at the website of Emery Family Research Association; index page of John and Anthony Emery as follows: http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com./~jameseastonburns/emery/john-anthony/john_anthony_bk_index_.htm
The William Ambrose Emery family is the last entry in the book for this line - the information for him and his children as listed in the book is combined in the information below - a listing of the children and their #'s in the manuscript is included at the end of Williams's biographical data.
This page was last updated December 3, 2007.