Lydia “Lidian” <I>Jackson</I> Emerson

Lydia “Lidian” Jackson Emerson

Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 13 Nov 1892 (aged 90)
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 18689039 · View Source
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Lydia was the second wife of famed author/poet Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Emerson asked her to change her name to Lidian, and so she was called Lidian all of her married life.

Bio by: Barbara Hanno

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Wife of Ralph Waldo Emerson
Daughter of Charles & Lucy Cotton Jackson
Born September 20th 1802 close by
Plymouth Rock as she loved to remember
Died November 13th 1892 in Concord

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