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PRIDE, George Merriam

Male 1814 - 1888  (74 years)


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  • Name PRIDE, George Merriam   [1
    • Note: Legally changed his name to George Henry Merriam in 1836.
    Born 14 Mar 1814  Watertown, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Name MERRIAM,George Henry   [3, 4
    Residence Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Brattleboro, Windham Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Portland, Cumberland Co, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 9 Jun 1850  Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1 Jun 1880  Cambridge, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation insurance agent 
    Died 7 Sep 1888  Cambridge, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I11975  SEQUOIA | Branch - MERRIAM, George H - 1814
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2016 

    Father PRIDE, Peter,   b. 1784, Manchester, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1858, Monson, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother MERRIAM, Abigail,   b. 9 Mar 1789, Wayland(East Sudbury), Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1880, Fitchburg, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1811  Dedham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F4503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 LOWE, Caroline,   b. 18 May 1814, Fitchburg, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1853, Fitchburg, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, George Francis,   b. 5 May 1837, Brattleboro, Windham Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1893, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. MERRIAM, Abby A,   b. Abt 1839, , , Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. MERRIAM, Emma C,   b. 19 Sep 1841, Fall River, Bristol Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1916, Fitchburg, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. MERRIAM, Mary E,   b. 8 Aug 1844, Providence, Providence Co, Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1865, Leominster, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     5. MERRIAM, Charles Henry,   b. 28 Apr 1851, Quincy, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1853, Fitchburg, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F15907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 TAYLOR, Annie,   b. 12 Jun 1848, Digby, Digby Co, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1916, Cambridge, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, Henry,   b. 1863, , , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Adopted]  [Birth]
     2. MERRIAM, Joseph Howard,   b. 22 Apr 1877, Woburn, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1877, Woburn, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. MERRIAM, Jennie,   b. 19 Oct 1879, Somerville, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F15909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Mar 1814 - Watertown, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Brattleboro, Windham Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Portland, Cumberland Co, Maine, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 9 Jun 1850 - Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Jun 1880 - Cambridge, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 1888 - Cambridge, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • 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 134 (185). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S240] DEATH Record: Massachusetts, USA, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7BW-4JV (Reliability: 2).
      Record shows birth place

    3. [S196] NAME Change: Massachusetts, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, (Wright & Potter Printing Company, State Printers).
      "George Merriam Pride, of Fitchburg, may take the name of George Henry Merriam."

    4. [S255] GENEALOGY: MERRIAM GENEALOGY IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA, Pope, Charles Henry - 1906, (Reprint compiled by John Merriam Kingsbury through Bullbrier Press - 1986), page 134 (185). (Reliability: 3).
      "...by leave of the General Court in 1836 took the name of George Henry Merriam."

    5. [S529] 1850 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDSH-Q7L (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S320] 1880 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHXS-RCL (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S205] MARRIAGE Record: Massachusetts, USA, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FH9F-FXT (Reliability: 2).