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MERRIAM, Selden

Male 1805 - 1877


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  • Name  MERRIAM, Selden   [1
    Born  12 Dec 1805  Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Prior to October 26, 1835 Morristown, Vermont was part of Orleans County. [4]
    Residence  Hyde Park, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  1805 - Aft 1810  Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Residence  Aft 1815 - 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 [4]
    Residence  Bef 1850 - Aft 1870  Elmore, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Occupation  Farmer 
    Died  25 Jun 1877  Morrisville, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Morrisville, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Riverside Cemetery
    Person ID  I5667  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  20 Oct 2015 

    Father  MERRIAM, Captain Joshua,   b. 11 Nov 1775, Ashburnham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1862 
    Mother  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 
    Family ID  F4227  Group Sheet

    Family 1  COOK, Amanda,   b. 1810, Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1839, , Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Oct 1828 
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, Sarah Arvilla,   b. 28 Dec 1828, Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1868, Elmore, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     02. MERRIAM, Joshua F,   b. Apr 1831, Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1834, Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >03. MERRIAM, Lucy Celinda,   b. 8 Jun 1833, Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921, Eureka, Humboldt Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >04. MERRIAM, Albert Chester,   b. 29 Oct 1835, Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1914, Elmore, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     05. MERRIAM, John Wesley,   b. 22 Feb 1839, Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1863, Elmore, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  5 Dec 2014 
    Family ID  F4246  Group Sheet

    Family 2  WHEELER, Lucia,   b. 23 Feb 1810, , , Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1894, , Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 May 1840  Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     01. MERRIAM, Vernon W,   b. 12 Apr 1841, Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1869, Elmore, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >02. MERRIAM, Lucia Amanda,   b. Nov 1848, Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1925, Fairlee, Orange Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  19 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F10007  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Dec 1805 - Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - - Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Hyde Park, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1805 - Aft 1810 - Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 May 1840 - Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aft 1815 - Aft 1840 - Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1850 - Aft 1870 - Elmore, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jun 1877 - Morrisville, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Morrisville, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Map of Morrisville, Vermont, circa 1878
    Map of Morrisville, Vermont, circa 1878
    Attached is a circa 1878 map of the downtown area of Morrisville, VT. To the right of center, labeled S. Merriam, is the house owned by Selden Merriam, while to the lower left, labeled E.B. Merriam, is property owned by Everett B. Merriam. A house labeled E.B. Merriam, is on Summer St.

    The map is an F.W. Beers from the 1878 Atlas of Lamoille and Orleans Counties, Vermont that appeared in the book Morristown Two Times; originally published by the Morristown Historical Society in 1935. It was updated and republished in 1981.

    Headstones
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Selden, b 12 Dec 1805; COOK, Amanda, b 1810; WHEELER, Lucia, b 23 Feb 1810
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Selden, b 12 Dec 1805; COOK, Amanda, b 1810; WHEELER, Lucia, b 23 Feb 1810
    Riverside Cemetery in Morrisville, VT. Photo 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 158, 268 (527). (Reliability: 3).

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

    3. [S2] DEATH Record: Vermont, USA, (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XF7C-QJQ (Reliability: 2).
      Birth place appears on death record

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

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

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

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

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

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

    10. [S140] 1870 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 2).

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

    12. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=merriam&GSfn=selden&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=49&GScnty=2946&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=60608030&df=all& (Reliability: 2).