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MERRIAM, John

Male 1757 - 1839


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  • Name  MERRIAM, John   [1
    Born  28 Feb 1757  Walpole, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The history of Walpole, NH shows that John's parents moved there from Littleton, MA in November 1782. Based on that, MFT believes John was born in Littleton, Ma rather than Walpole, NN as recorded by Pope. [2]
    Gender  Male 
    Died  10 Oct 1839 
    • Date on gravestone reads Oct 13, 1840
    Alt. Death  13 Oct 1840  [3
    Probably Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, USA 
    Residence  Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  Farmer, blacksmith 
    Buried  Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • North Cemetery
    Person ID  I5357  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  22 Mar 2017 

    Father  MERRIAM, John,   b. 5 Nov 1725, Littleton, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1814, Walpole, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  GOLDSMITH, Hannah,   b. Abt 1728,   d. 28 Sep 1824, Walpole, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Mar 1755  Littleton, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1709  Group Sheet

    Family  BROCKWAY, Esther,   b. 10 Mar 1762,   d. Yes, date unknown, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Mar 1787  Surrey, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, William,   b. 17 Mar 1787, Walpole, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1816
     02. MERRIAM, John,   b. 5 Aug 1788,   d. 8 Apr 1790
    >03. MERRIAM, Luther,   b. 24 Apr 1790, Walpole, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1863, Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     04. MERRIAM, Esther B,   b. 31 Jan 1792,   d. 18 Feb 1828
    >05. MERRIAM, John,   b. 26 Aug 1793, Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1876, Brockport, Monroe Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     06. MERRIAM, Caleb,   b. 26 May 1795, Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1814
     07. MERRIAM, Rufus,   b. 14 Feb 1797, Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1814
     08. MERRIAM, Sabra,   b. 4 Jun 1799, Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     09. MERRIAM, Fanny,   b. 3 Aug 1801, Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1850
     10. MERRIAM, Horace,   b. 22 May 1803, Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1814
     11. MERRIAM, Nancy,   b. 5 Feb 1805, Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1890
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F2483  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1757 - Walpole, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Mar 1787 - Surrey, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Barton, Orleans Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, John, d 13 Oct 1840
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, John, d 13 Oct 1840
    Photo by Richard Merriam, Oct 2013

  • 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 89, 131 (174). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1146] HISTORY: New Hampshire, USA - Walpole, https://archive.org/stream/walpoleasitwasas00aldr#page/331/mode/1up (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=merriam&GSfn=john&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=49&GScnty=2948&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=6755757&df=all& (Reliability: 2).