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MERRIAM, Almira

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  • Name  MERRIAM, Almira   [1
    Born  12 Oct 1813  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ontario was formerly known as Upper Canada, It existed from December 26, 1791 to February 10, 1841
    Gender  Female 
    Died  7 May 1890  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Academy Hill Cemetery
    Notes 
    • A year after her mother died at age 16, Almira married Goldsmith Richardson and had two children. Goldsmith died six years later.

      Two years after that, Almira married Levi Blodgett when she was 24. They had seven children. Levi died in 1871 and Almira died in 1898 at age 85.

      Almira lived with her daughter, Cassandra Etcher, in her later years.

      Family tree information on Almira Merriam was given by Alison Blodgett, Connie Wilkes and Gwen Black.

      Note by: Kit Cutting
    Person ID  I1139  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  27 Nov 2012 

    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 1  RICHARDSON, Goldsmith,   b. 14 Apr 1805, New Haven, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1836, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1829  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • UPPER CANADA
    Children 
    >01. RICHARDSON, Elizabeth,   b. 12 Apr 1830, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1904, Richland Twp, Missaukee Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >02. RICHARDSON, Ursula Delilah,   b. 4 Sep 1834, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1912, Alnwick Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F393  Group Sheet

    Family 2  BLODGETT, Levi,   b. 1 Mar 1796, Tinmouth, Rutland Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1875, Centreton-Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Jan 1837  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     01. BLODGETT, Lucy M,   b. May 1838,   d. 18 Feb 1892, Alnwick Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >02. BLODGETT, Artemus John,   b. 9 Mar 1840, Alnwick Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1922, Alnwick Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >03. BLODGETT, Zeruah Almira,   b. 8 Apr 1842, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1908, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >04. BLODGETT, Zimri,   b. 10 Feb 1843, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909
    >05. BLODGETT, Albert Adam,   b. 14 Aug 1847, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1915, Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >06. BLODGETT, Justus,   b. 7 Oct 1849,   d. 29 Jun 1909, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >07. BLODGETT, Cassandra Daplacey,   b. 22 Mar 1852, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1934
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F394  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Oct 1813 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1829 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jan 1837 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 May 1890 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    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: BLODGETT, Levi, b 1 Mar 1796; BLODGETT, (Merriam) Almira, b 12 Oct 1813
    Photo: BLODGETT, Levi, b 1 Mar 1796; BLODGETT, (Merriam) Almira, b 12 Oct 1813

    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. [S482] Personal Knowledge of: BLODGETT, Allison, Blue Book states death was in 1889 ?. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S29] Personal Knowledge of: PORTER, Mae Merriam, Mae Porter says in 1829, a year after her mother died, Aunt Almira married Goldsmith Richardson. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S460] MARRIAGE Record: Ontario, CANADA - United Church, United Church Archives of Canada, (United Church Archives of Canada), The marriage registers of Upper Canada / Canada, West Newcastle District, pg 35 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S496] GENEALOGY: Merriam Family, A Brief History of the, AUTHOR: MERRIAM, Justus, Shows married Goldsmith Richardson in 1829. (Reliability: 3).