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MERRIAM, Rufus Nichols

Male 1818 - 1894


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  • Name  MERRIAM, Rufus Nichols   [1
    Born  14 Jan 1818  Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Adopted  his step-children, Julia Emma and Frederick Tatman, who were biological children of his second wife's husband, Mr. Sullivan. 
    Also Known As  MERIAM, Rufus N  [2
    Education  1844 
    Dartmouth College (graduate) 
    • Earned M.A. degree in 1847.
    Interests or Hobbies  Family History 
    Residence  1853  Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  Carpenter 
    Occupation  Manufacturer 
    • - Wood working machinery.
    Occupation  School Board 
    • Served for three years.
    Died  Dec 1894  [2
    Buried  Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Hope Cemetery
    Person ID  I5616  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  31 Dec 2016 

    Father  MERRIAM, Samuel,   b. 5 Aug 1789, Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1871, Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  NICHOLS, Nancy Tyler,   b. 30 Aug 1794, Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1881, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Apr 1817 
    Family ID  F3973  Group Sheet

    Family 1  TATMAN, Emily,   b. 18 Mar 1828,   d. 21 Jun 1863, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  24 Mar 1849  Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Intention to marry. 
    Married  12 Apr 1849  Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     01. MERRIAM, Lilla Nancy,   b. 24 Oct 1861, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1862, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  31 Dec 2016 
    Family ID  F4202  Group Sheet

    Family 2  TATMAN, Sarah T,   b. 15 Jan 1826, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1906, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Jun 1865  Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, Julia Emma,   b. 27 Apr 1852, Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >02. MERRIAM, Frederick Tatman,   b. 12 Feb 1856, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  16 May 2016 
    Family ID  F3326  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jan 1818 - Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Marriage - Intention to marry. - 24 Mar 1849 - Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Apr 1849 - Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1853 - Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jun 1865 - Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • 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 147, 246 (476). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=meriam&GSfn=rufus&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=21&GScnty=1186&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=149620303&df=all& (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S130] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Oxford, (http://ma-vitalrecords.org) (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S205] MARRIAGE Record: Massachusetts, USA, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N4WR-PDG (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S205] MARRIAGE Record: Massachusetts, USA, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N473-M5N (Reliability: 2).