Martha Emerson

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ChartsAncestors of Harriet Hanson Robinson
Ralph Waldo Emerson and Harriet Hanson (Robinson) Pierce
Diana, Princess of Wales, and Edward Warrington Robinson
John Adams & John Quncy Adams - Harriet Hanson (Robinson) Pierce
Millard Fillmore - Harriet Hanson (Robinson) Pierce
Martha Emerson, daughter of John Emerson and Ruth Symonds, was born at Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 28 November 1662.1

Martha married William Cogswell, son of William Cogswell and Susannah Hawkes, at Ipswich, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 9 October 1685.2,3


William Cogswell b. 4 Dec 1659, d. 14 Apr 1708
  • Edward Cogswell1,4 b. 13 Aug 1686, d. 17 Apr 1773
  • William Cogswell1,4 b. 1688, d. 1710
  • Martha Cogswell1,4 b. say 1690
  • Dorothy Cogswell5,6 b. 31 Aug 1692
  • Emerson Cogswell+1,4 b. abt. 1699, d. 29 Mar 1788
  • Lucy Cogswell1,4 b. 1699
  • Eunice Cogswell1,4 b. 1704
This person was last edited on19 Jun 2012


  1. [S691] Benjamin Kendall Emerson and Capt. Geo. A. Gordon, Ipswich Emersons A.D. 1636--1900 (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1900), 43-46, further cited as Emerson and Gordon, Emersons.
  2. [S665] , Vital Records of Ipswich Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849: Volume II - Marriages and Deaths (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1910), 105-109, further cited as Vital Records of Ipswich - Vol II.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 344, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  4. [S691] Emerson and Gordon, Emersons, 57.
  5. [S296] Ephraim Orcutt Jameson, The Cogswells in America (n.p.: p.p., 1884), 23-24, further cited as Jameson, Cogswell Family.
  6. [S664] , Vital Records of Ipswich, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849: Volume I - Births (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1910), 95-99, further cited as Vital Records of Ipswich - Vol I.