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MERRIAM, Johnson

Male 1788 - 1853  (65 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, Johnson   [1
    Born 30 Jul 1788  Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1792  Percy Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lot 20 Concession 1
    Ontario was formerly known as Upper Canada, It existed from December 26, 1791 to February 10, 1841
     
    Military Service 1812  , Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Drummer, Flank Companies of the First Regiment Northumberland Militia 
    Residence 1812  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lot 21 Concession 3 at top of Academy Hill 
    Residence 1850  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lot 27 concession 1 
    Died 30 Dec 1853  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Buried Academy Hill Cemetery, Centreton, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I1137  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2022 

    Father MERRIAM, John,   b. 26 Jun 1752, Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1802, Percy Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother JOHNSON, Susannah,   b. 28 Jul 1762, Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1828, Murray Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1787  Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • New Haven Second Church
    Family ID F405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 MASSEY, Elizabeth,   b. 4 Jul 1795,   d. 3 Oct 1828, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1810  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • UPPER CANADA
    Children 
     1. MERRIAM, Susannah,   b. 12 Jan 1812, Percy Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1815, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, Almira,   b. 12 Oct 1813, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1890, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +3. MERRIAM, Susannah,   b. 15 Jul 1817, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1888, Roseneath, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +4. 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)
     5. MERRIAM, Sarah,   b. 24 Oct 1820, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1822, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +6. MERRIAM, Lucy Swain,   b. 20 Dec 1822, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907, Bellevue, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +7. MERRIAM, John,   b. 3 Jun 1825, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1916, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +8. MERRIAM, Samuel Sherwood,   b. 1 Jan 1828, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1901, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F391  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 TOWNE, Thankful,   b. 2 Sep 1819, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1861, Brownville, Jefferson Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1841  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, Zimron Blodgett,   b. 16 Jan 1845, Cobourg, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1918, Watertown, Jefferson Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jul 1788 - Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lot 20 Concession 1 Ontario was formerly known as Upper Canada, It existed from December 26, 1791 to February 10, 1841 - 1792 - Percy Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1810 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Drummer, Flank Companies of the First Regiment Northumberland Militia - 1812 - , Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lot 21 Concession 3 at top of Academy Hill - 1812 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jun 1841 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lot 27 concession 1 - 1850 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Dec 1853 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Academy Hill Cemetery, Centreton, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    ONTARIO: Excerpts from Archives Office, Canada, regarding the military service during the War of 1812 of MERRIAM, Johnson b 30 July 1788
    ONTARIO: Excerpts from Archives Office, Canada, regarding the military service during the War of 1812 of MERRIAM, Johnson b 30 July 1788
    Compiled by Kit Cutting
    ONTARIO: Brief Outline of the History of the Merriam Family
    ONTARIO: Brief Outline of the History of the Merriam Family
    This history is written by Justus Merriam from recollections of his father Johnson Merriam's account of the Merriam family coming from Connecticut USA to Northumberland Co., Ontario Canada. Copied as it was written, spelling and genealogy mistakes and all.

    AR Merriam printed this book in 1934 for family members. His grandson Paul Merriam owns the original handwritten book.

  • Sources 
    1. [S255] GENEALOGY: MERRIAM GENEALOGY IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA, Pope, Charles Henry - 1906, (Reprint compiled by John Merriam Kingsbury through Bullbrier Press - 1986), pages 120, 192 (319). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S255] GENEALOGY: MERRIAM GENEALOGY IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA, Pope, Charles Henry - 1906, (Reprint compiled by John Merriam Kingsbury through Bullbrier Press - 1986), pages 120, 192 (319). (Reliability: 1).
      Pope book shows about 1785 - see other source.

    3. [S496] GENEALOGY: Merriam Family, A Brief History of the, AUTHOR: MERRIAM, Justus, Shows 1788 and considered more accurate than entry in Pope book. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S295] HISTORY: Ontario, CANADA - Historical Atlas of the Counties, H Belden & Co.

    5. [S187] HISTORY: Ontario, CANADA - Military lists 1812- 1814, eagle.ca/westhistory/.

    6. [S345] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM, Lyle.

    7. [S345] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM, Lyle (Reliability: 2).
      Actual Text, "My source was the 1850 census records. I found them on microform in the Queen's University Government Documents Library" email 2013

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

    9. [S496] GENEALOGY: Merriam Family, A Brief History of the, AUTHOR: MERRIAM, Justus, Shows 1853. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/126324900/johnson-m_-merriam (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S554] MARRIAGE Record: Connecticut, USA, (www.FamilySearch.org), call number F93.B15 (Reliability: 3).
      John Merriam & [not given] Johnson m. 11 Jul 1787 - by Rev John Willard