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MERRIAM, John Wesley

Male 1839 - 1863


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  • Name  MERRIAM, John Wesley 
    Alt. Birth  Feb 1838 
    Calculated from age inscribed on headstone 
    Born  22 Feb 1839  Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Military Service  Sep 1861  [2
    Civil War: Private, Co. A, 8th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Enlisted 23 Sep 1861. 
    Died  24 Sep 1863  Elmore, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Cause of death: Swamp Fever
    Buried  Elmore, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Lake Elmore Cemetery
    Person ID  I60499  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  5 Dec 2014 

    Father  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 
    Mother  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 
    Family ID  F4246  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1839 - Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Sep 1863 - Elmore, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmore, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, John Wesley, b Feb 1838
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, John Wesley, b Feb 1838
    Lake Elmore Cemetery in Elmore, VT. Photo by Richard D. Merriam

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] DEATH Record: Vermont, USA, (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFKZ-8XP (Reliability: 2).
      Birth date calculated from age at death

    2. [S602] MILITARY: Vermont USA, Civil War database, (http://vermontcivilwar.org/) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S502] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM, Richard D (Reliability: 2).
      Visual observation of gravestone