Born: October 30, 1860, Boston, Massachusetts.
Elizabeth’s parents were Luther O. Emerson and Mary Jane Gove Emerson. She was named after her paternal aunt. In 1865, Elizabeth was living with her parents in Newton, Massachusetts; in 1900 with them in Hyde Park, Massachusetts; and 1910 she was still living with her father in Hyde Park.
Emerson’s works include:
Gems for Little Singers, with Gertrude Swayne & Luther O. Emerson (Boston, Massachusetts: Oliver Ditson Company, 1884)
Praise in Song, with Luther O. Emerson (Boston, Massachusetts: Oliver Ditson Company, 1888)
Stories in Song for Kindergarten, Home and School, with Kate L. Brown (Oliver Ditson Company, 1890)
Lullaby: Trio for Ladies’ Voices (Boston, M… Go to person page >
Display Title: That Dear LandFirst Line: There is a land so fair and sweetTune Title: [There is a land so fair and sweet]Author: Elizabeth Usher EmersonSource: Gospel Songs and Hymns No. 1 by George B. Holsinger (Mount Morris, IL: Brethren Publishing House, 1898)