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MERRIAM, Samuel Sherwood

Male 1828 - 1901  (73 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, Samuel Sherwood   [1
    Born 1 Jan 1828  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    • Ontario was formerly known as Upper Canada, It existed from December 26, 1791 to February 10, 1841
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1852  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1852  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Blacksmith 
    Occupation 1871  Centreton-Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Emigration 1875  [8
    Canada to United States  
    Residence 1880  Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 17 Nov 1901  Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried Hillside Cemetery, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Person ID I1143  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2021 

    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 1 ALLEN, Clarissa,   b. 3 Jan 1829, , Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1859, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1849  Percy Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, Asenith Mary,   b. 4 Mar 1851, Alnwick Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1933, Colborne, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, Ira Sherwood,   b. 11 Jun 1852, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1902, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. MERRIAM, Johnson A,   b. 11 Oct 1854, Alnwick Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1878, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    +4. MERRIAM, John Hiram,   b. 29 Sep 1855, Alnwick Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1945, Centreton-Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +5. MERRIAM, Clarissa Elizabeth,   b. 21 Mar 1859, Alnwick Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1943, Gibbon, Buffalo Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 WINTER, Alvira,   b. 12 Sep 1839, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1904, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1860  Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
     1. MERRIAM, Rebecca,   b. 25 Feb 1861, Centreton-Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1870, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, Noble Henry,   b. 7 Feb 1863, Centreton-Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1895, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +3. MERRIAM, Willard Justus,   b. 27 Jul 1865, Centreton-Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1953, Pitcairn, St Lawrence Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. MERRIAM, Susannah,   b. 1 Sep 1867, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1870, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +5. MERRIAM, Jennette Rachel,   b. 4 Aug 1869, Centreton-Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1941, Asheville, Buncombe Co, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +6. MERRIAM, Wallace James,   b. 21 May 1871, Centreton-Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1956, Fort Wayne, Allen Co, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     7. MERRIAM, Eliza Rebecca,   b. 14 Aug 1873, Centreton-Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1970, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    +8. MERRIAM, Adda Almira,   b. 22 Oct 1875, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1897, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +9. MERRIAM, Truman Albert,   b. 6 Jul 1878, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1963, , Barry Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     10. MERRIAM, Mae Loretta,   b. 25 May 1880, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1961, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F399  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1828 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Nov 1849 - Percy Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 1852 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Apr 1860 - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Centreton-Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Nov 1901 - Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hillside Cemetery, Kalamo Twp, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States 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, Samuel Sherwood, b 1 January 1828 & WINTER, Alvira b 12 September 1839
    Photo: MERRIAM, Samuel Sherwood, b 1 January 1828 & WINTER, Alvira b 12 September 1839

    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), See page 193 (319) for this family, but this person is not listed. Check with Kit Cutting. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S307] 1851 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (AutomatedGenealogy.com/census52/), (Census of Canada East, Canada West (Ontario), Ne., Shows age 24 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S450] 1871 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (CollectionsCanada.gc.ca/databases/census-1871/), 1871 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives., Shows age 42 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S475] Personal Knowledge of: DENNEY, Charles, Shows 1 Jan 1824 ??? - named for step-grandfather. (Reliability: 3).

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

    6. [S259] 1852 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA WEST, (AutomatedGenealogy.com/census52/), (The Library and Archives Canada). (Reliability: 2).

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

    8. [S456] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM-CUTTING, Kit, (Kit Cutting, Administrator - Genealogist (http://www.MerriamFamilyTree.org) - Email: KitCutting@MerriamFamilyTree.org) (Reliability: 2).
      Actual text, According to birth of daughter Adda Almira Merriam

    9. [S320] 1880 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org), Kalamo, Eaton Co, Michigan (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S499] Personal Knowledge of: FASSETT, Ron Merriam.

    11. [S136] DEATH Record: Michigan, USA, Eaton, 1897 - 1920 (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/110855156/samuel-sherwood-merriam (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S460] MARRIAGE Record: Ontario, CANADA - United Church, United Church Archives of Canada, (United Church Archives of Canada), County Registers of Ontario - Alvira Winter, daughter of Henry and Rebecca, married Samuel Sherwood Merriam in 1860 in Haldimand Twp, Ontario (Reliability: 3).