|Death: ||Mar. 9, 1850|
Parents believed to have been Richard & Penelope Dyer Emerson/Emmerson.
Tavern Keeper, Alexandria, Va.
"EMERSON, AQUILA - Tavernkeeper - Opposite Market House...
A few doors above the old Bank on Cameron St. lately occupied by Mr. Lanham as a public house; 1808, 1818, 1819, licence granted to keep an ordinary; Wm. B. Stewart, Laurence Hooff, Jr., James Campbell was his security; 1821, operated a tavern at the lower end of Wolfe St. opposite the Jail on Potomac Strand; ACCOB: July term 1808, 24th day; April term 1818, 10th day; April term 1819, 13th day."
Owned property in what is known as the Tauxemont Historic District, Alexandria, Va. Aquilla purchased 169 ½ acres of land on July 5, 1811, which, except for two very small parcels sold to George Mason of Hollin Hall in 1839 and 1840, remained in his possession until his death. Following Aquilla's death, the property was disputed for years in the courts.
Voted in favor of act to retrocede the County of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, to the Commonwealth of Virginia, in September 1846.
Name of Aquilla's first wife was Susannah Simpson (married Nov. 13, 1792, Prince Georges Co., Md.)
Name of Aquilla's second wife (married Nov. 1818) was Drayden "Drady" Hebb Coad; she being the widow of John Coad.
Drayden Coad Hebb Emerson (1777 - 1832)
Susannah Simpson Emerson (1772 - 1805)*
John Simpson Emerson (1794 - 1850)*
Harrison Aquilla Emerson (1796 - 1879)*
William W. Emerson (1802 - 1868)*
Saint Paul's Cemetery
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Originally Created by: AllanG
Record added: Jun 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38877735
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