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MERRIAM, James Elliot

MERRIAM, James Elliot

Male 1830 - 1899

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  • Name  MERRIAM, James Elliot  
    Born  5 May 1830  Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  Aft 1850  Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  1870  Chocowinity, Beaufort Co, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  1899  Bristol, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation  Portsmouth - Pamlico Sound, Carteret Co, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lighthouse Keeper 
    Died  11 Mar 1899  Bristol, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried  Aft 11 Mar 1899  Washington, Beaufort Co, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Oakdale Cemetery
    Lot 33, Plot 2
    Washington, NC 
    Person ID  I2880  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  4 Oct 2016 

    Father  MERRIAM, Anson,   b. 1 May 1803, Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1833, Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  BOTSFORD, Mary,   b. 26 Nov 1803, , , Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1887, Bristol, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Oct 1826 
    Family ID  F1071  Group Sheet

    Family 1  BUNNEL, Jane Ellen 
    Married  9 Mar 1851  , , Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Jane Ellen Bunnel has been attributed as the wife of Anson MERRIAM, by Pope. MFT believes this is an error.
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, Charles Edward,   b. Nov 1852, Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1915, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  5 Oct 2016 
    Family ID  F1073  Group Sheet

    Family 2  STILLEY, Mary Lucretia,   b. 18 Jan 1846, , , North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1903, Bristol, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Apr 1866 
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, Camilla R,   b. 28 Jul 1867, New York City, , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1935, New York City, , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >02. MERRIAM, Mary Terry,   b. Mar 1869, , , North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1907, Bristol, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     03. MERRIAM, Esther Botsford,   b. Sep 1873, , , North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     04. MERRIAM, William James,   b. 27 Aug 1879,   d. 13 Dec 1897
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F1074  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 May 1830 - Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aft 1850 - Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Mar 1851 - , , Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Chocowinity, Beaufort Co, North Carolina, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1899 - Bristol, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Lighthouse Keeper - - Portsmouth - Pamlico Sound, Carteret Co, North Carolina, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Mar 1899 - Bristol, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Oakdale Cemetery
    Lot 33, Plot 2
    Washington, NC - Aft 11 Mar 1899 - Washington, Beaufort Co, North Carolina, United States
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  • Photos
    Photo: Merriam, James Elliot b 5 May 1830
    Photo: Merriam, James Elliot b 5 May 1830
    Card de Visite (CDV) photo taken by H H Lazelle, North Carolina, in the 1860s or 1870s.

    Headstones
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, James Elliot b 5 May 1830; MERRIAM, William James b 27 Aug 1879
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, James Elliot b 5 May 1830; MERRIAM, William James b 27 Aug 1879
    Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, NC

    Histories
    Obituary: MERRIAM, James Elliot, b 5 May 1830
    Obituary: MERRIAM, James Elliot, b 5 May 1830
    Obituary as it appeared in the Bristol Press, Bristol, Connecticut, March 1899

  • Sources 
    1. [S255] GENEALOGY: MERRIAM GENEALOGY IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA, Pope, Charles Henry - 1906, (Reprint compiled by John Merriam Kingsbury through Bullbrier Press - 1986), pages 210, 348 (740). (Reliability: 3).
      Citation needed for place of birth. Pope book does not list it.

    2. [S140] 1870 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org).

    3. [S481] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM, Stephen Francis.

    4. [S553] DEATH Record: Connecticut, USA, (www.FamilySearch.org), Bristol, Hartford County (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S162] CEMETERY: NORTH CAROLINA, Washington - Oakdale Cemetery, City of Washington, NC Cemetery Lot File, (Washington, Beaufort Co, North Carolina, USA), Page 850 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S177] VITAL Record: Barbour 1670 -1850, (dunhamwilcox.net).
      "James E., of Meriden, m. Jane Ellen BUNNEL, of Waterbury, Mar. 9, 1851, by Rev. Henry Fitch"

    7. [S554] MARRIAGE Record: Connecticut, USA, (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7LN-J4T (Reliability: 3).