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MERRIAM, Captain Joshua

Male 1775 - 1862


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  • Name  MERRIAM, Captain Joshua   [1
    Prefix  Captain 
    Born  11 Nov 1775  Ashburnham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Accomplishments  Great singer 
    Residence  1800 - 1810  Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Residence  Between 1813 and 1815  Portsmouth, Rockingham Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property  10 Sept 1816  Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Purchased 25 acre parcel from Lemuel Bingham for $400.00 
    • Prior to October 26, 1835 Morristown, Vermont was part of Orleans County [5]
    Property  4 Jun 1817  Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Leased 1 acre parcel from Selectmen for fifty cents per year 
    • Prior to October 26, 1835 Morristown, Vermont was part of Orleans County [5]
    Military Service  25 Aug 1813 to 17 Jul 1815 
    Commissioned Captain 
    Residence  Bef 1820 - Aft 1840  Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    • Prior to October 26, 1835 Morristown, Vermont was part of Orleans County [5]
    Residence  1850  Hyde Park, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence  1860  Stowe, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation  Furrier, hatter 
    Occupation  School teacher 
    Died  13 Mar 1862 
    Buried  Waterbury Center, Washington Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Old Waterbury Center Cemetery
    Person ID  I5652  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  21 Nov 2014 

    Father  MERRIAM, Isaac,   b. 30 Aug 1737, Bedford, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1825, Brandon, Rutland Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  DAVIS, Rebecca,   b. 26 Feb 1741, Acton, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1812, Brandon, Rutland Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Dec 1768  Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1987  Group Sheet

    Family  BUELL, Sally,   b. 12 Jan 1779, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1870, Waterbury, Washington Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Mar 1799  , , New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, Lavinia,   b. 22 Nov 1799, , , New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1862
    >02. MERRIAM, Isaac,   b. 24 Apr 1801, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1883, Waterbury, Washington Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >03. MERRIAM, Rebecca Buell,   b. 3 Mar 1803, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1839
    >04. MERRIAM, Selden,   b. 12 Dec 1805, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1877, Morrisville, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >05. MERRIAM, Minerva,   b. 4 May 1808, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1895, Swanton, Franklin Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     06. MERRIAM, Sarah Stone,   b. 3 Dec 1810, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1815
    Last Modified  1 Dec 2012 
    Family ID  F4227  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1775 - Ashburnham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Mar 1799 - , , New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1800 - 1810 - Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1813 and 1815 - Portsmouth, Rockingham Co, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Purchased 25 acre parcel from Lemuel Bingham for $400.00 - 10 Sept 1816 - Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Leased 1 acre parcel from Selectmen for fifty cents per year - 4 Jun 1817 - Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1820 - Aft 1840 - Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Hyde Park, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Stowe, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Waterbury Center, Washington Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    VERMONT: Transcirption of deed of land purchased in Morristown, VT by MERRIAM, Joshua, b 11 Nov 1775
    VERMONT: Transcirption of deed of land purchased in Morristown, VT by MERRIAM, Joshua, b 11 Nov 1775

    Headstones
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Joshua, b 11 Nov 1775
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Joshua, b 11 Nov 1775
    Photo taken at Old Waterbury Center Cemetery, Waterbury Center, VT, by Richard D. Merriam
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Joshua b 11 Nov 1775
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Joshua b 11 Nov 1775
    Photo taken at Old Waterbury Center Cemetery, Waterbury Centre, VT, by Richard D. Merriam

  • 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 100, 157 (237). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S610] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Ashburnham , (http://ma-vitalrecords.org/), http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Worcester/Ashburnham/Images/Ashburnham_B057.shtml (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S504] 1800 CENSUS: USA, (Ancestry.com), New Hampshire (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S505] 1810 CENSUS: USA, (Ancestry.com ) (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S521] HISTORY: Vermont, Morristown Two Times, Anna Mower and Robert Haggerman, (1935 by the Morristown Historical Society;), pages 14 - 17 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S533] TOWN Records: Vermont, USA , (Town Clerk's Office) (Reliability: 2).
      Morristown: Deed and Lease on file in Land Records; Vol. 3, pages 123 and 185

    7. [S509] 1830 CENSUS: USA, ([S510] 1840 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S532] 1820 CENSUS: USA, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S529] 1850 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S333] 1860 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org), Vermont (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S508] CEMETERY: VERMONT, USA, (http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/cv.htm) (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S538] MARRIAGE Record: New Hampshire, USA, (www.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 2).