Thurtell and Related Families
Thurtell and Related Families

Notes for Simon EMERY

The book "New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Volume IV," by William Richard Cutter, originally published in 1913, and reprinted in Baltimore by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1996, available on the internet in January 2000 in the Family Tree Maker Online Library on page 2010 shows "Simon (2), son of Simon (1) Emery, was born at Kittery, Maine, November 26, 1727. He was a soldier from Kittery in the French and Indian war, and served at the siege of Louisburg in the first company, First Regiment of Massachusetts. under Sir William Pepperell, in 1745. He married, January 15, 1746, Elizabeth Bean. He settled in 1774 at Shapleigh, Maine. and built the mills on the Mousam river, called Emery's Mills. Children, baptized at Kittery: Mary, March 13, 1748; Simon, May 23, 1749; Elizabeth, July 9, 1750; Martha, February 2, 1752; Simon, December 9, 1753; Jeremiah, mentioned below; Jacob, February 9. 1758; Martha. July 6, 1760; Simon, May 13, 1763; Moses. July 3, 1768; Jotham, July 3, 1768 (twin); Margaret, March 18, 1770."

Information received in January 2000 from Jeff Card shows that Simon Emery married Elizabeth Beam, of York, on January 17, 1746, and they settled in Shapleigh.

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