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MERRIAM, John

Male 1825 - 1916  (90 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, John   [1
    Born 3 Jun 1825  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Ontario was formerly known as Upper Canada, It existed from December 26, 1791 to February 10, 1841
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Mar 1916  Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • At the residence of Henry Merriam
    Buried 27 Mar 1916  St Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Person ID I1142  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2022 

    Father MERRIAM, Johnson,   b. 30 Jul 1788, Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1853, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother 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
    Family ID F391  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ALLEN, Lycetta,   b. 25 Feb 1828, , Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1908, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1846  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, Norris,   b. 1847, Alnwick Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1881, Sullivan Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, Norman,   b. 26 Jan 1850, Alnwick Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1921, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. MERRIAM, Lucy,   b. 30 Jun 1854, Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 98 years)
     4. MERRIAM, Justus S,   b. 5 May 1855,   d. 25 Jan 1864, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
    +5. MERRIAM, Albert Adam,   b. 20 Mar 1859, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Tyvan, Wellington #97, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     6. MERRIAM, John M Hiram,   b. 25 Sep 1862, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1865, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    +7. MERRIAM, John Henry,   b. 26 May 1867, Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1953, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +8. MERRIAM, Allen Johnson Sr,   b. 15 Nov 1871, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1960, Winnipeg, Winnipeg Metro, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +9. MERRIAM, Herbert Darius,   b. 9 Aug 1872, Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1976, Edmonton, Edmonton Metro, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 103 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jun 1825 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Mar 1846 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Mar 1916 - Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Mar 1916 - St Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Photo: MERRIAM, Justus, b 29 Aug 1818; MERRIAM, Almira, b 12 Oct 1813; MERRIAM, Susannah, b 15 Jul 1817; MERRIAM, John, b 3 Jun 1825; MERRIAM, Samuel, b 1 Jan 1828
    Photo: MERRIAM, Justus, b 29 Aug 1818; MERRIAM, Almira, b 12 Oct 1813; MERRIAM, Susannah, b 15 Jul 1817; MERRIAM, John, b 3 Jun 1825; MERRIAM, Samuel, b 1 Jan 1828
    These are Johnson Merriam's children. Missing are Lucy Merriam and Zimron Merriam in this photo.
    Photo: MERRIAM, John, b 3 June 1825 & ALLEN, Lycetta, b 25 Feb 1828
    Photo: MERRIAM, John, b 3 June 1825 & ALLEN, Lycetta, b 25 Feb 1828

    Histories
    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), page 193 (319). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S40] 1825 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, Census for Percy Twp, Ontario, Canada - shows age 46 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S287] 1901 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (1901 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.), Shows 3 June 1824 ??? (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S317] 1861 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (1861 Census of Canada East, Canada West (includes Ontario), New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. RG 31. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.), Brighton, Ontario page shows age 35 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S450] 1871 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (CollectionsCanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1871/), 1871 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives., Holland Twp, Ontario (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S496] GENEALOGY: Merriam Family, A Brief History of the, AUTHOR: MERRIAM, Justus.

    7. [S456] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM-CUTTING, Kit, (Kit Cutting, Administrator - Genealogist (http://www.MerriamFamilyTree.org) - Email: KitCutting@MerriamFamilyTree.org), "I went to the cemetery and read the stone." (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S456] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM-CUTTING, Kit, (Kit Cutting, Administrator - Genealogist (http://www.MerriamFamilyTree.org) - Email: KitCutting@MerriamFamilyTree.org), Funeral card from Leonard Weeden (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S144] CEMETERY Project: CANADA GENWEB , (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cancemet/ON/), http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/419023 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S460] MARRIAGE Record: Ontario, CANADA - United Church, United Church Archives of Canada, (United Church Archives of Canada), The marriage registers of Upper Canada, 1848 - 1855 (Reliability: 3).