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MERRIAM, William Royce

Male 1831 - 1870  (38 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, William Royce   [1
    • William was born to Anson MERRIAM, however, he was later adopted by William MERRIAM.
    Born 17 Nov 1831  Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Adopted MERRIAM, William Royce - was adopted by William MERRIAM (the son of Amasa MERRIAM).  [2
    Residence 3 Aug 1860  Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Wm R Merriam resided here per the 1860 US Census. 
    Occupation Clerk  [3
    Died 9 Mar 1870  [4
    Buried East Cemetery, Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I13076  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2021 

    Father MERRIAM, William,   b. 14 Mar 1794,   d. 24 Jun 1873, Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Mother MERRIAM, Ann Eliza,   b. 1 Feb 1803, Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1858, Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Married 25 Dec 1820 
    • MERRIAM, William is the 2nd cousin of his spouse, MERRIAM, Ann Eliza.
    Family ID F4060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father MERRIAM, Anson,   b. 1 May 1803, Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1833, Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother BOTSFORD, Mary,   b. 26 Nov 1803, , , Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1887, Bristol, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 22 Oct 1826 
    Family ID F1071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ROYCE, Julia E,   b. 1837,   d. 1901, Plymouth, Litchfield Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 29 Jul 1855  [1
    Children 
     1. MERRIAM, Lucy E,   b. 20 Jan 1857, New York City, New York Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1875, Plymouth, Litchfield Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F4800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Nov 1831 - Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Wm R Merriam resided here per the 1860 US Census. - 3 Aug 1860 - Brooklyn, Kings Co, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Cemetery, Meriden, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, William R, b 17 Nov 1831
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, William R, b 17 Nov 1831
    East Cemetery, Meriden CT.
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, William R, b 17 Nov 1831
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, William R, b 17 Nov 1831
    East Cemetery, Meriden, CT.

  • 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 210 (370) (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), page 210 (370). (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S333] 1860 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org).

    4. [S318] WEBSITE: ANCESTRY.com, (http://www.ancestry.com/).
      Died at age "38" - trauma to "brain" - (original document difficult to read). See source for more info.
      http://search.ancestry.ca/Browse/view.aspx?dbid=8756&iid=31817_B00466446B-00216&pid=&email=&from=Karen+Merriam&ancestor=your+ancestor&ppvhash=7e9b2e2dbd25009685424d2a342741f4000039b8d0be638a

    5. [S481] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM, Stephen Francis (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14292150 (Reliability: 2).