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MERRIAM, Gordon Austin

MERRIAM, Gordon Austin

Male 1903 - 1966

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  • Name  MERRIAM, Gordon Austin  
    Born  7 Nov 1903  Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Called SULLIVAN TOWNSHIP at time of birth.
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1918  Toronto Ontario, Garment District Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    On Spadina Avenue, apprentice cutter 
    Residence  1921  Elmwood Village, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lodger working at the Royal Bank  
    Occupation  1929 - 1933  Goodyear Rubber Co Toronto ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Salesman 
    Occupation  1933 - 1939  Philmac Mortors Toronto ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Automobile salesman 
    Occupation  1943  Hamilton Bridge Company LTD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Worked for 3 years from 1943 to 1946 as Time Study 
    Occupation  Sept 4 1946  Brantford, Brant Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Time Study and cost controller - Massey Ferguson 
    Interests or Hobbies  1950  Brantford, Brant Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Managed the Brantford Minor Hockey League 
    Died  6 Mar 1966  Brantford, Brant Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried  Hamilton, Wentworth Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Buried in Hamilton Cemetery, in Georgina Merriam Hick grave. [7]
    Person ID  I1113  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  9 May 2021 

    Father  MERRIAM, Wesley George,   b. 10 Jul 1873, Port Elgin, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1930, Hamilton, Wentworth Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  SUDDEN, Maude Elivia,   b. 11 Oct 1878, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1960, Hamilton, Wentworth Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Jan 1902  Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F385  Group Sheet

    Family  INRIG, Jessie Christina McDonald,   b. 17 Aug 1911, Hamilton, Wentworth Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1977, London, Middlesex Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Jul 1932  Grimsby, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    >01. MERRIAM, Suzanne Inrig
    >02. MERRIAM, Colin Inrig,   b. 18 Jan 1938, Hamilton, Wentworth Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. June 5 2018, Simcoe, Norfolk Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >03. MERRIAM, Catherine Inrig
    Last Modified  11 May 2021 
    Family ID  F377  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Nov 1903 - Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lodger working at the Royal Bank - 1921 - Elmwood Village, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jul 1932 - Grimsby, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Time Study and cost controller - Massey Ferguson - Sept 4 1946 - Brantford, Brant Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInterests or Hobbies - Managed the Brantford Minor Hockey League - 1950 - Brantford, Brant Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Mar 1966 - Brantford, Brant Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hamilton, Wentworth Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    PHOTO: MERRIAM, Wesley George, b 19 July 1873, SUDDEN Maude Elivia, b 11 Oct 1878, Meriam Gordon Austin, b 07 Nov 1903, MERRIAM Georgina Maude, 17 October 1906
    PHOTO: MERRIAM, Wesley George, b 19 July 1873, SUDDEN Maude Elivia, b 11 Oct 1878, Meriam Gordon Austin, b 07 Nov 1903, MERRIAM Georgina Maude, 17 October 1906
    Photo: MERRIAM, Gordon, b 07 November 1903
    Photo: MERRIAM, Gordon, b 07 November 1903
    Photo taken in 1929 at sister Georgina Merriams wedding, Hamilton Ontario. Gordon was 26

  • Sources 
    1. [S393] LDS: Family Search, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), ); Birth register at LDS, Page 403, #2148637, # 016835; Physician E Oldham, MD. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S425] 1911 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (1911 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.), Shows 1903 ??? (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S456] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM-CUTTING, Kit, (Kit Cutting, Administrator - Genealogist (http://www.MerriamFamilyTree.org) - Email: KitCutting@MerriamFamilyTree.org), Personal Knowlege (Reliability: 2).
      The family story about Gordons' father sending him to Toronto at age 17 to learn garment making.

    4. [S725] 1921 CENSUS: CANADA , (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S456] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM-CUTTING, Kit, (Kit Cutting, Administrator - Genealogist (http://www.MerriamFamilyTree.org) - Email: KitCutting@MerriamFamilyTree.org) (Reliability: 2).
      Gordon Merriam's typed Education and employment record, in family files

    6. [OBITUARY] Brantford Expositor (Reliability: 2).
      Thorpe Brothers Funeral Home, Brantford. Robert Binhammer of St Mathews Lutheran Church officiated

    7. [S456] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM-CUTTING, Kit, (Kit Cutting, Administrator - Genealogist (http://www.MerriamFamilyTree.org) - Email: KitCutting@MerriamFamilyTree.org) (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S1388] Marriage Certicate or document held by family (Reliability: 2).
      Certificate of Marriage held by Kit Merriam Cutting records. Witness to marriage Daisy McPherson and Lola Merritt
      Pastor Harvey Merritt at Grimsby Baptist Church