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MERRIAM, George

MERRIAM, George

Male 1803 - 1880

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  • Name  MERRIAM, George   [1
    Born  19 Jan 1803  Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Accomplishments  1832 
    With brother Charles MERRIAM (I5750) was co-founder of G & C Merriam Company; a publishing company in Springfield, Massachusetts. In 1847 the company published the first Merriam-Webster Dictionary. 
    Occupation  Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Printer and Publisher 
    Died  22 Jun 1880  Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Springfield Cemetery
    Person ID  I5749  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  10 Nov 2016 

    Father  MERRIAM, Dan,   b. 21 Sep 1771, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1823, Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  CLAPP, Thirza,   b. 19 May 1781, Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1871, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  31 Jan 1802  Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Feb 1802  Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3750  Group Sheet

    Family 1  LITTLE, Abigail Willis,   b. 6 May 1808, New Braintree, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1841, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  13 Apr 1828  Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Intention to marry 
    Married  May 1828  New Braintree, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     01. MERRIAM, George Dan,   b. Jun 1829, Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1832, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     02. MERRIAM, John Fiske,   b. Aug 1830, Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1836, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     03. MERRIAM, Charles Edward,   b. Nov 1831,   d. 24 Mar 1836, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     04. MERRIAM, Hannah Little,   b. 22 Jan 1835, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     05. MERRIAM, Henry Martyn,   b. Sep 1838,   d. 4 Apr 1839, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  24 Jan 2015 
    Family ID  F1478  Group Sheet

    Family 2  FISKE, Abigail,   b. 28 Feb 1812, New Braintree, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1875, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  31 Mar 1842 
    Children 
     01. MERRIAM, George Spring,   b. 13 Jan 1843, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1914, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >02. MERRIAM, James Fiske,   b. 2 May 1845, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1918
     03. MERRIAM, Edward Fiske,   b. 5 May 1847, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1896, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     04. MERRIAM, Susan Raymond,   b. 5 Apr 1849, New Braintree, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     05. MERRIAM, Abigail Little,   b. 6 Jun 1851, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1874, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     06. MERRIAM, Celia Campbell,   b. 27 Jun 1855, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1933
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F2094  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1803 - Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Marriage - Intention to marry - 13 Apr 1828 - Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - May 1828 - New Braintree, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Printer and Publisher - - Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jun 1880 - Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Photo: MERRIAM, George, b 19 Jan 1803
    Photo: MERRIAM, George, b 19 Jan 1803
    Illustration from King's Handbook of Springfield, Published in Springfield, MA 1884

    Histories
    MASSACHUSETTS: A brief biography of MERRIAM, George b 19 Jan 1803
    MASSACHUSETTS: A brief biography of MERRIAM, George b 19 Jan 1803
    Excerpt from: Personal Memoirs Related to the Families of the State of Massachusetts, William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams, Editors,, Vol. II, New York, LEWIS HISTORICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY 1910

  • 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 180, 304 (616). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=merriam&GSfn=george&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=21&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=53848705&df=all& (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S910] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Brookfield (Reliability: 2).