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MERRIAM, Lewis

MERRIAM, Lewis

Male 1843 - 1923

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  • Name  MERRIAM, Lewis   [1
    Born  4 Apr 1843  Houlton, Aroostook Co, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Military Service 
    • Enlisted for Civil War service as a private, August 5, 1862; fought at Antietam, Gettysburg, and the Battle of the Wilderness, where he was taken prisoner and confined at Andersonville, GA. Attained the rank of Captain upon his retirement from service, June 23, 1893; promoted to the rank of Major, April 23, 1904.
    Died  15 Oct 1923  Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried  Arlington, Arlington Co, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Arlington National Cemetery, Section W, Site 39-B
    Person ID  I5937  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  20 Nov 2015 

    Father  MERRIAM, Lewis,   b. 4 Jun 1805, New Salem, Franklin Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1889, Spokane, Spokane Co, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  FOSS, Mary Ann,   b. 29 Mar 1813, Oromocto, Sunbury Co, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1880, Houlton, Aroostook Co, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Feb 1834  Houlton, Aroostook Co, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F4191  Group Sheet

    Family  BURNHAM, Annie,   b. 17 Jun 1854, Mauch Chunk(Jim Thorpe), Carbon Co, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1929, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Aug 1876  Fort Spokane, Lincoln Co, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  7 Aug 1876  Omaha, Douglas Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, Henry Clay,   b. 17 Dec 1879, Fort Omaha, Douglas Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1955, San Francisco, San Francisco Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     02. MERRIAM, Ruth Mary,   b. 1 Aug 1877, Fort Bridger, Uinta Co, Wyoming, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     03. MERRIAM, Hattie Newell,   b. 15 Jun 1881, Fort Fetterman, Converse Co, Wyoming, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1884, Clarksville, , Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     04. MERRIAM, Lewis Burnham I,   b. 4 Mar 1884, Fort Niobrara, Cherry Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1884, Fort Niobrara, Cherry Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     05. MERRIAM, Blois Burnham,   b. 21 Sep 1886, Fort Spokane, Lincoln Co, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1892, , , Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     06. MERRIAM, Lewis II,   b. 30 May 1893, Spokane, Spokane Co, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1940, , San Mateo Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Nov 2015 
    Family ID  F2141  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Apr 1843 - Houlton, Aroostook Co, Maine, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Aug 1876 - Fort Spokane, Lincoln Co, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Marriage - 7 Aug 1876 - Omaha, Douglas Co, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Oct 1923 - Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Arlington, Arlington Co, Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Photo: MERRIAM Lewis b 4 Apr 1843
    Photo: MERRIAM Lewis b 4 Apr 1843
    Photo Courtesy of the "Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine", George Thomas Little, Volume I, Illustrated, Lewis Historical Publishing Co, New York, 1909.

  • 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 241, 374 (853). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S348] HISTORY: Maine, USA - Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalfami00litt#page/192/mode/1up (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S348] HISTORY: Maine, USA - Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine.

    4. [S593] DEATH Record: District of Columbia, USA, (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7YN-T4G (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=merriam&GSfn=lewis&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=49259977&df=all& (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S348] HISTORY: Maine, USA - Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalfami00litt#page/196/mode/1up (Reliability: 2).