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MERRIAM, Austin Anthony

MERRIAM, Austin Anthony

Male 1852 - 1924  (71 years)

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  • Name MERRIAM, Austin Anthony  
    Born 20 Dec 1852  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 7 Mar1857  Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1921  Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Branch Manager, Bell Telephone 
    Died 9 Feb 1924  Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Buried 11 Feb 1924  Hemstock Mills, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    • Hemstock's Cemetery
    Person ID I1130  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2019 

    Father MERRIAM, Justus Johnson,   b. 29 Aug 1818, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1900, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother HONEYWELL, Caroline Elizabeth,   b. 10 Nov 1824, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1912, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1842  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15
    • Ontario was formerly known as Upper Canada, It existed from December 26, 1791 to February 10, 1841
    Family ID F389  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family DOWD, Elizabeth Jane,   b. 22 Nov 1854, Sullivan Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1912, Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1872  Owen Sound, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. 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  (Age 56 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, Gertrude Elizabeth,   b. 23 Nov 1875, Flesherton, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1970, Fort Qu'appelle, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. MERRIAM, Frederick William,   b. 8 Oct 1876, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1899, Port Elgin, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    +4. MERRIAM, Lavern David,   b. 2 Mar 1878, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1958, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +5. MERRIAM, Amos Austin,   b. 8 Dec 1880, Port Elgin, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1947, Avonlea, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +6. MERRIAM, Ida Eliza,   b. 22 Mar 1884, Port Elgin, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1974, Elmira, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     7. MERRIAM, Eleanor Etta,   b. 3 Jul 1888, Port Elgin, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1888, Port Elgin, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. MERRIAM, Ira L,   b. 30 Jul 1891, Port Elgin, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1901, Harriston, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    +9. MERRIAM, Arthur Reginald,   b. 5 Mar 1901, Harriston, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Dec 1852 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 Mar1857 - Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Sep 1872 - Owen Sound, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Branch Manager, Bell Telephone - 1921 - Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1924 - Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Feb 1924 - Hemstock Mills, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    PHOTO: MERRIAM, Austin Anthony, b 20 December, 1852; DOWD,Elizabeth Jane, b 22 November 1854; MERRIAM,Lavern David b 02 March 1878; MERRIAM, Gertrude Elizabeth b 22 November 1854; MERRIAM, Wesley George, b 19 July 1873; MERRIAM, Ida Eliza, b 22 March 1884
    PHOTO: MERRIAM, Austin Anthony, b 20 December, 1852; DOWD,Elizabeth Jane, b 22 November 1854; MERRIAM,Lavern David b 02 March 1878; MERRIAM, Gertrude Elizabeth b 22 November 1854; MERRIAM, Wesley George, b 19 July 1873; MERRIAM, Ida Eliza, b 22 March 1884
    Back row Lavern, Gertude, Wesley, Ida, Amos
    Seated Austin, Elizabeth
    Front Arthur

  • Sources 
    1. [S287] 1901 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (1901 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.), district Wellington Co (Reliability: 3).
      shows date of birth 20 Dec 1852.

    2. [S450] 1871 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (CollectionsCanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1871/), 1871 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives.
      shows age 20.

    3. [S459] Personal Knowledge of: SIMPSON, Sharron, Chart shows date of birth 20 Dec 1852. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S462] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM, A R, Shows year of birth as 1853 and name as Austin Anthony Merriam - conflict with other info recd (see other sources). (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S463] OBITUARY: Ontario, CANADA, Unknown source shows date of birth as Haldimand Township, Ontario, Canada. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S540] BIRTH Record: Ontario, CANADA - Wesleyan Baptism Records, Bill Martin, (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wjmartin/) (Reliability: 2).

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

    8. [S188] CEMETERY: ONTARIO, Chatsworth - Shiloh Cemetery, (Chatsworth, Ontario, Canada).

    9. [S462] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM, A R, Shows 1925 as date of death; conflict with other sources which show 1924. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S241] DEATH Registration: Ontario, CANADA, 1869 - 1947 (Reliability: 2).

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

    12. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25551792 (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S456] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM-CUTTING, Kit, (Kit Cutting, Administrator - Genealogist (http://www.MerriamFamilyTree.org) - Email: KitCutting@MerriamFamilyTree.org), From: A Brief History of the Merriam Family- "I worked at odd jobs around about that part of the states until the year 1840, and then I came to Canada and worked around Haldimand for 2 years, then got married." (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S459] Personal Knowledge of: SIMPSON, Sharron, Chart from Sharron Simpson, showing date of birth ?, 29 August 1842. This needs to be verified with Sharron Simpson since it differs from the Pope book substantially. (jb - web tech) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S475] Personal Knowledge of: DENNEY, Charles.