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MERRIAM, Justus Johnson

MERRIAM, Justus Johnson

Male 1818 - 1900

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  • Name  MERRIAM, Justus Johnson   [1
    Born  29 Aug 1818  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    • Ontario was formerly known as Upper Canada, It existed from December 26, 1791 to February 10, 1841
    Christened  7 Mar 1857  Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender  Male 
    Died  2 Apr 1900  Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    • Called SULLIVAN TOWNSHIP at time of death.
    Buried  Derby Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Hamilton Cemetery, Derby Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, CANADA Hwy 10 north of Chatsworth on left.
    Person ID  I1134  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  12 Feb 2016 

    Father  MERRIAM, Johnson,   b. 30 Jul 1788, Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1853, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  MASSEY, Elizabeth,   b. 4 Jul 1795,   d. 3 Oct 1828, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Nov 1810  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F391  Group Sheet

    Family  HONEYWELL, Caroline Elizabeth,   b. 10 Nov 1824, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1912, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Aug 1842  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11, 12
    • Ontario was formerly known as Upper Canada, It existed from December 26, 1791 to February 10, 1841
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, Elon Oscar,   b. 15 Feb 1844, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1930, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     02. MERRIAM, Manchester Eron,   b. 7 Aug 1846, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1880, Flesherton - Artemesia Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >03. MERRIAM, Everett Justus,   b. 15 Feb 1847, , Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1913, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >04. MERRIAM, John Elias,   b. 22 Oct 1851, , Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1940, Harriston, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >05. MERRIAM, Austin Anthony,   b. 20 Dec 1852, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1924, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >06. MERRIAM, Permelia Elizabeth,   b. 19 Feb 1855, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1952, , Orange Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >07. MERRIAM, Amos Johnson,   b. 1 Jun 1857, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1920, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     08. MERRIAM, Alvira,   b. 10 Sep 1859, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1862, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >09. MERRIAM, Caroline,   b. 12 Nov 1861, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1900, Bemidji, Beltrami Co, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. MERRIAM, Smith,   b. 27 Aug 1863, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1942, Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >11. MERRIAM, Albert Edward,   b. 10 Jul 1867, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1932, Dalroy, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F389  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1818 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Aug 1842 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 Mar 1857 - Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Apr 1900 - Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Derby Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos

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    Photo: MERRIAM, Justus, b 29 Aug 1818; MERRIAM, Almira, b 12 Oct 1813; MERRIAM, Susannah, b 15 Jul 1817; MERRIAM, John, b 3 Jun 1825; MERRIAM, Samuel, b 1 Jan 1828
    Photo: MERRIAM, Justus, b 29 Aug 1818; MERRIAM, Almira, b 12 Oct 1813; MERRIAM, Susannah, b 15 Jul 1817; MERRIAM, John, b 3 Jun 1825; MERRIAM, Samuel, b 1 Jan 1828
    These are Johnson Merriam's children. Missing are Lucy Merriam and Zimron Merriam in this photo.
    Photo: MERRIAM, Justus Johnson; b. 29 Aug 1818
    Photo: MERRIAM, Justus Johnson; b. 29 Aug 1818
    Photo: MERRIAM, Justus, b 29 Aug 1818; HONEYWELL, Caroline, b 10 Nov 1824
    Photo: MERRIAM, Justus, b 29 Aug 1818; HONEYWELL, Caroline, b 10 Nov 1824

    Histories
    ONTARIO: Brief Outline of the History of the Merriam Family
    ONTARIO: Brief Outline of the History of the Merriam Family
    This history is written by Justus Merriam from recollections of his father Johnson Merriam's account of the Merriam family coming from Connecticut USA to Northumberland Co., Ontario Canada. Copied as it was written, spelling and genealogy mistakes and all.

    AR Merriam printed this book in 1934 for family members. His grandson Paul Merriam owns the original handwritten book.

  • Sources 
    1. [S255] GENEALOGY: MERRIAM GENEALOGY IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA, Pope, Charles Henry - 1906, (Reprint compiled by John Merriam Kingsbury through Bullbrier Press - 1986), page 193 (319). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S450] 1871 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (CollectionsCanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1871/), 1871 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives..

    3. [S459] Personal Knowledge of: SIMPSON, Sharron, Merriam family chart shows 29 August 1818 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S463] OBITUARY: Ontario, CANADA, Kit Cutting: "I have August from obituary from Owen Sound Sun Times (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S497] Personal Knowledge of: HOHNE, Diana, Shows date of birth as Sept 1818 ???. (web tech note: need to find out actual source that Diana Hohne has). jb, web tech (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S540] BIRTH Record: Ontario, CANADA - Wesleyan Baptism Records, Bill Martin, (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wjmartin/) (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S456] Personal Knowledge of: CUTTING, Kit, (Kit Cutting, Administrator - Genealogist (http://www.MerriamFamilyTree.org) - Email: KitCutting@MerriamFamilyTree.org).

    8. [S461] Personal Knowledge of: McCANN-WILKES, Connie, From info received from Daisy E Ternieden (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S475] Personal Knowledge of: DENNEY, Charles.

    10. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=156419331 (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S456] Personal Knowledge of: CUTTING, Kit, (Kit Cutting, Administrator - Genealogist (http://www.MerriamFamilyTree.org) - Email: KitCutting@MerriamFamilyTree.org), From: A Brief History of the Merriam Family- "I worked at odd jobs around about that part of the states until the year 1840, and then I came to Canada and worked around Haldimand for 2 years, then got married." (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S459] Personal Knowledge of: SIMPSON, Sharron, Chart from Sharron Simpson, showing date of birth ?, 29 August 1842. This needs to be verified with Sharron Simpson since it differs from the Pope book substantially. (jb - web tech) (Reliability: 3).