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MERRIAM, Ebenezer

Male 1746 - 1815


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  • Name  MERRIAM, Ebenezer   [1
    Born  13 Apr 1746  Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Legal  Jan 1777  Farmington, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    TREASON, accused of 
    • "Ebenezer Merriam and Rev. James Nichols, both of Farmington (the part which is New Bristol), were each arrested and accused of High Treason against the State of Connecticut at the adjourned time of the Surperior Court (Hartford, Jan 1777). Both were accused of persuading one Robert Jerome to join the British Army. But in each case the grand jury failed to find a true violation of law and they went free."
    Residence  Cheshire, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  Abt 1779  Halifax, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • He removed to Halifax, Nova Scotia in the company of Rev. Mr Andrews, an Episcopal minister, and others of his parishioners, at the close of the American Revolution.
    Died  23 Feb 1815  Pictou, Pictou Co, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I5245  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  8 Jan 2018 

    Father  MERRIAM, Ebenezer,   b. 26 Mar 1718, Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Dec 1752 
    Mother  BLAKESLEY, Hannah,   b. Abt 1700,   d. Aft 1751 
    Married  6 Jun 1739  Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1799  Group Sheet

    Family  ROWE, Rebecca,   b. 29 Jun 1750, Farmington, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 11 Sep 1817, Salmon River, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Oct 1767  Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, Daniel,   b. 30 Nov 1768, Cheshire, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >02. MERRIAM, Joseph,   b. 21 Jan 1771, Cheshire, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1841, Lubec, Washington Co, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >03. MERRIAM, Rebecca,   b. 29 Sep 1773, Bristol, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1849, , , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >04. MERRIAM, Rizpah,   b. 1779, , , Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1866, Scots Bay, Kings Co, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >05. MERRIAM, Ebenezer,   b. 13 Jan 1781,   d. 18 Aug 1852
     06. MERRIAM, Anson,   b. 17 Aug 1783, New Haven, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >07. MERRIAM, Hannah,   b. 29 Oct 1786,   d. Yes, date unknown
     08. MERRIAM, Robert,   b. 1792, , , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1815, Londonderry, Colchester Co, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     09. MERRIAM, William,   b. 1796,   d. 25 Dec 1818, Douglas, Pictou Co, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F3546  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Apr 1746 - Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1767 - Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLegal - TREASON, accused of - Jan 1777 - Farmington, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Cheshire, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1779 - Halifax, , Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1815 - Pictou, Pictou Co, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    DOCUMENT: MERRIAM, Ebenezer; d. 23 Feb 1815
    DOCUMENT: MERRIAM, Ebenezer; d. 23 Feb 1815
    Land Deed. Courtesy of Mark Lummis
    DOCUMENT: MERRIAM, Ebenezer; d. 23 Feb 1815
    DOCUMENT: MERRIAM, Ebenezer; d. 23 Feb 1815
    Deed Transcription. Courtesy of Mark Lummis

  • 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 61, 81 (62) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S208] HISTORY: Connecticut, USA - Families of Ancient New Haven, Donald Lines Jacobus, (C. Smith, 1923).

    3. [S209] LIBRARY: California, USA - Los Angeles Public Library.
      James Shepard- New Britain, Connecticut Researcher, April 18 1976. Notes found before the library burnt down (needs further identification as to which library burned). jb - web tech

    4. [S198] WEBSITE: Dunham-Wilcox, http://www.DunhamWilcox.net/, From Barbour, 1670 - 1850 (Reliability: 3).
      WALLINGFORD, NEW HAVEN CO., CT,