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MERRIAM, James Arthur

Male 1880 - 1951


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  • Name  MERRIAM, James Arthur  
    Born  18 Mar 1880  Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  Artist Painter  [1
    • He studied art with Francis Petrus Paulis in Detroit. He worked there as a commercial artist before settling in Los Angeles in 1920. After establishing a studio, he made painting forays into the desert near Palm Springs, the redwoods, the high Sierra, Monterey, Yosemite, and Arizona.
    Died  8 Sep 1951  , Los Angeles Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  12 Sep 1951  Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • cremated Chapel of Pines
    Person ID  I16196  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 

    Father  MERRIAM, Cyrus Benjamin,   b. 1 May 1847, Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1935, , Los Angeles Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  DAVIDSON, Isabelle A,   b. 21 Nov 1851, Carlisle, Cumberland, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1910, Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Jun 1867  Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F6471  Group Sheet

    Family  MAPES, Charlotte Elizabeth,   b. 21 Jan 1888, Trenton, Wayne Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1981, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Nov 1907  Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     01. MERRIAM, Thelma Beatrice,   b. 5 Mar 1908, Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1908, Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     02. MERRIAM, Eleanor Merriam,   b. 6 Feb 1909, Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1948, , Los Angeles Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     03. MERRIAM, George Arthur,   b. 6 Jan 1912, Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1970, , Maui Co, Hawaii, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     04. MERRIAM, Virginia Joy,   b. 26 Feb 1917, Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1999, Palm Desert, Riverside Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     05. MERRIAM, Constance Elizabeth,   b. 14 Jan 1921, Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1993, , Los Angeles Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2013 
    Family ID  F6476  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Mar 1880 - Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1907 - Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Sep 1951 - , Los Angeles Co, California, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Sep 1951 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, California, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S327] HISTORY: California, USA - Artists in, 1786-1940, Edan Hughes.

    2. [S335] Personal Knowledge of: HIMROD, Susan.

    3. [S137] MARRIAGE Record: Michigan, USA , (www.familysearch.org).