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MERRIAM, Elon Oscar

MERRIAM, Elon Oscar

Male 1844 - 1930  (86 years)

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  • Name MERRIAM, Elon Oscar  
    Born 15 Feb 1844  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 7 Mar 1857  Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1921  Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Paper Hanger 
    Died 12 Dec 1930  Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Hemstocks Cemetery, Hemstock Mills, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I1136  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2022 

    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  [8, 9, 10
    • 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 MILLER, Francis Lydia Bowes,   b. 17 Oct 1844, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1932, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1866  , Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, Alvira A Ida,   b. 30 Dec 1866, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1939, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. MERRIAM, Justus Stephen,   b. 1869, , Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    +3. MERRIAM, Mary Elizabeth,   b. May 1871, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. MERRIAM, Manchester Albert,   b. 1873, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +5. MERRIAM, Caroline Lucena,   b. 30 Oct 1876, Flesherton - Artemesia Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 94 years)
     6. MERRIAM, Frederick Charles,   b. 17 Jul 1878, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1916, Zillebeke Leper, , W Valaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    +7. MERRIAM, Mabel Isabell,   b. 16 Dec 1881, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. MERRIAM, Harvey Miller,   b. 18 Feb 1885, Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1964, Chesley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1844 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 7 Mar 1857 - Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jan 1866 - , Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Paper Hanger - 1921 - Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Dec 1930 - Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hemstocks Cemetery, Hemstock Mills, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Elon Oscar, d 12 Dec 1930; MILLER, Francis Lydia Bowes, d 8 Aug 1932
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Elon Oscar, d 12 Dec 1930; MILLER, Francis Lydia Bowes, d 8 Aug 1932

  • Sources 
    1. [S287] 1901 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (1901 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.), Holland Twp, Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Shows DOB 15 Feb 1844.

    2. [S450] 1871 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (CollectionsCanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1871/), 1871 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives.
      Shows age 27; marriage to F B (Frances Lydia Bowes Miller?), age 26; hard to read under last name spelt Miriam.

    3. [S459] Personal Knowledge of: SIMPSON, Sharron, Chart from Sharron Simpson - Methodist, farmer. (Reliability: 2).

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

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

    6. [S465] Personal Knowledge of: MAGEE, Bob, Bob McGee says: "Seven (7) Merriams burried in Hemstock Cemetery, incuding Elon Oscar Family." (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Merriam&GSiman=1&GScid=2257477&GRid=26054718& (Reliability: 2).

    8. [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).

    9. [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).

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