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MERRIAM, Nathan

MERRIAM, Nathan

Male 1720 - 1782

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  • Name  MERRIAM, Nathan   [1
    Born  12 May 1720  Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Also Known As  MERIAM, Nathan  [2
    Occupation  19 Apr 1775  Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nathan was a yeoman farmer and also served as Town Selectman. Nathan, his wife Abigail, and their children resided at Meriam's Corner at the time of the running battle of Lexington and Concord - 
    Died  11 Nov 1782  Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Old Hill Burying Ground
    Notes 
    • ADDR: CONC d Road. After the skirmish at the North Bridge outside Concord, the British troops were fired upon when they reached Meriam's Corner.
      ADDR: CONC tions of the Burke family next owned it -- first residing there, then renting it to tenants -- until 1951. The last family, James and Margaret Ingraham, owned the property until 1987.
      ADDR: CONC t Meriam's Corner, which bears the following inscription:
    Person ID  I5235  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  4 Jan 2017 

    Father  MERRIAM, Joseph,   b. 20 Aug 1677, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1750, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  BROOKS, Dorothy,   b. 18 Oct 1685,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  24 Mar 1704/05  Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1601  Group Sheet

    Family  WHEELER, Abigail,   b. 7 Dec 1721, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1796, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Jan 1742  Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, Joseph,   b. 26 Jan 1743, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1826, Mason, Hillsborough Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >02. MERRIAM, Abigail,   b. 18 Nov 1745, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1810
     03. MERRIAM, Dorothy,   b. 16 Dec 1747, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1766, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     04. MERRIAM, Lucy,   b. 7 Aug 1749, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     05. MERRIAM, Nathan,   b. 25 Jul 1751, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     06. MERRIAM, Mehitable,   b. 25 Mar 1753, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1754, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     07. MERRIAM, David,   b. 28 Oct 1754, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1755, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     08. MERRIAM, Mary,   b. 21 Nov 1756, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >09. MERRIAM, Hepzibah,   b. 23 Oct 1758, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1794, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. MERRIAM, Captain Amos Sr,   b. 13 Oct 1760, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1804, Princeton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >11. MERRIAM, Ephraim,   b. 26 Jan 1764, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1803, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  15 Jul 2014 
    Family ID  F3520  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 May 1720 - Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jan 1742 - Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Nathan was a yeoman farmer and also served as Town Selectman. Nathan, his wife Abigail, and their children resided at Meriam's Corner at the time of the running battle of Lexington and Concord - - 19 Apr 1775 - Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Nov 1782 - Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Photo: MERIAM HOUSE - Nathan Meriam House, built 1705
    Photo: MERIAM HOUSE - Nathan Meriam House, built 1705
    This is the house that currently stands at Meriam's Corner, Minute Man National Historical Park, Concord, Massachusetts, USA.

    Headstones
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Nathan, d 11 Nov 1782
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Nathan, d 11 Nov 1782
    In the Old Hill Burying Ground, Concord, MA

  • 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 57, 75 (50). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=meriam&GSfn=nathan&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=21&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=22551679&df=all& (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S511] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Concord (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S786] GENEALOGY: History of the Wheeler Family in America, Compiled in 1904 by: WHEELER, Albert Galliton Jr. , (https://archive.org/details/genealogicalency00amer), Page 150 (Reliability: 2).