Lydia “Lidian” <I>Jackson</I> Emerson

Lydia “Lidian” Jackson Emerson

Birth
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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LIDIAN
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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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lydia “Lidian” Jackson Emerson (20 Sep 1802–13 Nov 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18689039, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .