Biography of Charles Emery
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Emery, Charles, Stockholm, was born in Stockholm June 9, 1827. His father was Jonathan Emery, a native of Walpole, N. H., born July 31, 1797. In 1826 he married Fannie Dunshee, a native of Walpole, N. H., born May 27, 1803. They had a family of nine children, six of whom survive. In 1822 Mr. Emery came to Stockholm and settled on the farm of seventy five acres now owned by subject, where he endured many of the hardships of pioneer life. He died January 22, 1842, and his wife August 18, 1887, aged eighty five years. Charles Emery was reared on the farm he owns. his educational advantages were limited. When he was but fourteen years of age his father died. he remained with his mother three years and then went to New Hampshire and worked for his uncle, John Dunshee, six years, after which he returned to Stockholm, where he has since resided. February 5, 1850, he married Hester H. Coon, a native of Stockholm, born November 17, 1827. She was the only child of William and Hannah (Fletcher) Coon, the former a native of Beekmantown, N. Y., and the latter of Westmoreland, N. H., born August 6, 1701. Mrs. Coon died while residing with her daughter, January 14, 1880, aged ninety seven years and four months. She was a kind and loving mother and always ready to adadminister to the sick and needy. Mr. Emery and wife have had six children, three of whom survive: Fannie E., wife of Stephen Cotton, a native of Madrid; Alma A., who resides at Walpole, N. H.; Alice, who died in August, 1877, aged twenty; Amelia H., who lives at home; Diantha F., who died in August, 1877, aged thirteen years and nine months and Charles A., who also died in August, 1877, aged seven years and eight months. Mr. Emery has a farm of 136 acres and follows general farming and dairying. He keeps an average of sixteen cows. He is a Democrat and a member of Eureka lodge No. 162. Lucinda Fletcher. aunt of Mrs. Emery, resided with the latter many years. She was born May 23, 1789, and died May 20, 1876, aged eighty five years.

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