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Jonathan Emons (1500's) a basket maker from County of Surrey, England. 

Button Generation 2
Martha Tomson (1613?--1666) and Thomas Emons (1609-05/11/1664)  were married on May 08, 1626 at St. Bride Fleet Street Church in London, England and are first found in the New World in 1638 as residents of Newport, Aquidneck, (Island of Roses) now known as Rhode Island. Thomas was admitted as a freeman in Rhode Island on 03/20/1638. He was admitted as an inhabitant of Boston, Massachusetts on June 29th, 1648. Thomas and Martha were admitted as members of the First Church in Boston on 02/18/1651, Freeman in Boston, 06/25/1652, and he was chosen as Sealer of Leather on April 4th, 1662. Thomas was a cordwainer (shoemaker). They owned property on Conduit street in Boston, Mass. They had seven children:

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Bartholomew baptized at Saint Ann Blackfriar's Church in London, England on 10/19/1628 died 01/12/1629.

Obadiah baptized 02/02/1636/7 at the Saint Ann Blackfriar's Church in London, England, died in1705. He was also a cordwainer. 1st marriage to Alice Sharp on October 16, 1656 at Saint Peter Paul's Wharf, London, England. Alice Sharp Emmons died in 1672.
children:
Thomas 01/07/1659
Martha 10/23/1662
Elizabeth 01/12/1664
Mary 01/16/1666
Rebecca 04/19/1669 (In the Boston Vital Statistics listed mother as Rachel)
Samuel Emmons 11/08/1671
Obadiah Emmons, Jr. 11/08/1671 Samuel and Obadiah were twins

Second marriage to Mary Wiswal with no documented children.

Hannah baptized 11/17/1629 at Saint Ann Blackfriar's Church in London, married to Henry Crab on November 1, 1657 by Governor John Endicott.
children:
Samuel Crab 12/23/1659
Hannah Crab 04/08/1663

Samuel baptized 02/17/1635 at the Stepney Street Mary White Chapel in London, died October 27, 1685 in Boston, Mass. He was a cordwainer. Married to Mary Scott 08/06/1660 by Richard Bellingham, Deputy Governor of Massachusetts.
children:
Mary 11/08/1661
Samuel 01/09/1664
Obadiah 01/19/1666
Elizabeth 02/11/1667
Nathaniel 02/09/1669
Hannah 03/01/1672
Mehitable 02/06/1675
Ebenezer 04/18/1683

Elizabeth born about 1642 probably in Rhode Island.  Married to John Hinchman on 08/10/1660 by Major Humphrey Atherton. Not listed in her mother's will so assumed deceased prior to 1666.
Children:
John Hinchman Jr. 1665

Benjamin born probably in Newport, RI about 1645 (baptized 03/08/1651 in Boston) died 11/23/1710. His will was proven on 12/19/1710. He was a cordwainer. Married to Mary ----- in 1668. Mary died 09/12/1690.
children:
Mary - 10/14/1668 died 06/23/1690
Benjamin 01/24/1669
Thomas 01/04/1671
Rebecca 12/23/1673
Joseph died in 1675 - infant
Joseph 1676
Joshua 1679
Lydia 1685
Samuel 07/28/1687 died infant
Samuel 02/14/1689 died young

2nd marriage to Elizabeth Gibson who died in 1738
children:
Elizabeth 11/08/1693
Mary 03/25/1694
Martha 03/03/1697
Samuel 1700 d 04/22/1701 abt. 10 months old 
Thomas b 1702 - d 1731

Joseph born probably at Newport, RI about 1647(baptized on 03/08/1651). He was also a cordwainer. Married to Mary Webster Swaine on June 12, 1694. Resided in Hampton Falls, NH.
children:
Martha 03/29/1696
Samuel 11/12/1700

In the Emmons book it was documented that Joseph had three other children but this was in error. Joseph settled in the state of New Hampshire and has several descendants.

A genealogical record of Thomas Emons and his descendants was compiled in 1905 by Edward Neville Emmons and published by Lyman Bros. Printers, Syracuse, NY.

For more information on Jonathan Emmons from Cicero, NY, please visit the Onondaga County NY Web page on early Cicero.

For other Emmons researchers home pages, please check my links page.

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