1700Reverend John Emerson died.People and Communities, Notable People, Religion

Reverend John Emerson, who became minister in 1661, died at age 75. The congregation had grown to three times the size of what it was when he began his ministry. At the time of his death, Emerson had accumulated a large estate that included three sawmills.

Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Procter Brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog
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