Thomas Emberson
William Emberson
(1822-After 1901)


Family Links

1. Margaret Anderson

2. Margaret Kinghorn

William Emberson 234,824,1143

  • Born: 22 Jan 1822, Ireland 821,822,824
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Anderson on 17 Nov 1852 in South Monaghan, Northumberland County, Ontario
  • Marriage (2): Margaret Kinghorn after 1869 1142
  • Died: After 1901 824
  • Buried: Dawson Cemetery, South Monaghan, Ontario

bullet  General Notes:

"William Anderson, son of Thomas Emberson, came to South Monaghan in 1847 at age twenty-two to join his aunt and uncle William Emberson Sr. and his wife Elizabeth (Betty) Anderson, on their farm on Lot 14, Con 2. William Jr's parents had died when he was a boy and William and Betty became his surrogate parents, while his brother went to live with another aunt and uncle. William Sr. and his wife preceded William Jr. in the township by several years."
South Monaghan, The Garden of Eden, page 233

1861 Census, S. Monaghan , Ontario. National Archives of Canada film # C1055, page 18
William Emberson, farmer, b. Ireland, Methodist, age 38
Margret Emberson, age 32
Thomas age 8, Alexander age 5, James age 1
1881 census, S. Monaghan, Ontario, National Archives of Canada film # C- 13241, page 12
William Emberson, b. Ireland, age 59, married
Margret Emberson, b. Scotland, age 52, married
7 children, Thomas through to John
plus James Emberson, age 61, b. Ireland.. a brother perhaps.. jca


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Farmer, 1901, South Monaghan Twp, ON. 824


William married Margaret Anderson, daughter of Alexander Anderson and Catherine Kennedy, on 17 Nov 1852 in South Monaghan, Northumberland County, Ontario. (Margaret Anderson was born on 14 Feb 1828 in Beckwith, Ontario 78,81,103,820 and died on 2 Jun 1869 in South Monaghan, Northumberland County, Ontario.)


William next married Margaret Kinghorn, daughter of John Kinghorn and Isabella Dods, after 1869.1142 (Margaret Kinghorn was born in 1826 in Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland 1144,1145 and was christened on 30 Nov 1826 in Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland 1145.)

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