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MERRIAM, Florence Augusta

MERRIAM, Florence Augusta

Female 1863 - 1948

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  • Name  MERRIAM, Florence Augusta   [1
    Born  8 Aug 1863  Locust Grove, Lewis Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Education  1882-1886  [2
    From 1882-1886, she studied at Smith College, from which she did not receive a degree until she was given an honorary one in 1921. She also studied at Stanford University 
    Occupation  Ornithologist 
    • "Before going to college she (Florence Augusta Merriam) began work on birds with her brother, Dr. C. Hart Merriam, and when in college helped organize one of the first Audubon Societies of the country, with field classes for bird study." Became a publisher of periodicals and books. See Merriam Genealogy in England and America, page 322, for more information.
    Died  22 Sept 1948  Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried  Port Leyden, Lewis Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Locust Grove Cemetery
    Person ID  I6428  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  23 Jun 2017 

    Father  MERRIAM, Clinton Levi,   b. 25 Mar 1824, Leyden, Lewis Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1900, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  HART, Caroline,   b. 26 Oct 1827, Turin, Lewis Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1893 
    Married  5 Dec 1849 
    Family ID  F2102  Group Sheet

    Family  BAILEY, Vernon Orlando T,   b. 21 Jun 1864, , , Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1942, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Dec 1899  Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Pope incorrectly recorded their marriage date as 1889.
    Last Modified  23 Jun 2017 
    Family ID  F1807  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Aug 1863 - Locust Grove, Lewis Co, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Dec 1899 - Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Sept 1948 - Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Port Leyden, Lewis Co, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Photo: MERRIAM, Florence Augusta b 8 Aug 1863
    Photo: MERRIAM, Florence Augusta b 8 Aug 1863

  • Sources 
    1. [S255] GENEALOGY: MERRIAM GENEALOGY IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA, Pope, Charles Henry - 1906, (Reprint compiled by John Merriam Kingsbury through Bullbrier Press - 1986), page 322 (651). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S423] WEBSITE: Wikipedia, Public Contributors, (http://www.Wikipedia.com) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=77737548 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S545] MARRIAGE Record: District of Columbia, USA, (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X21N-N6J (Reliability: 2).