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MERRIAM, Henry Albert

Male 1892 - 1966  (74 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, Henry Albert  
    Born 22 Feb 1892  Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Called SULLIVAN TOWNSHIP at time of birth.
    Gender Male 
    Nickname Harry 
    Died 23 Jul 1966  Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Lakeview Cemetery
    Notes 
    • "Harry" Merriam was born near Markdale, Ontario, Canada, but spent most of his life in Meaford, Ontario. He was employed by McLagan's Furniture Factory until it closed and he retired.

      Harry and Edna celebrated their 50 wedding anniversay in April 1965.

      Harry was always interested in sports, especially fishing. He was a member of Christ Church Anglican.

      Obituary of Henry Albert (Harry) Merriam:

      HARRY MERRIAM, 75 DIES IN HOSPITAL

      Meaford- Harry Merriam died at the Meaford General Hospital on Saturday at age 75. He had been in failing health for some time.

      Mr. Merriam was born near Markdale, but spent spent most of his life in Meaford. He spent many yaers in the furniture manufacturing business. He was employed at McLagan's furniture until it closed and he retired.

      Mr Merriam married the former Edna Fothergill, who survives. Mr and Mrs Merriam celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in April 1965. They were married in Meaford on April 7, 1915. He has always been interested in sports, especially fishing. He was a member of Christ Church, Anglican. Surviving, besides his wife, are one daughter Marjorie, Mrs Keith Bumstead of Meaford, four grandchildren and one great grandchild. He is predeceased by one daughter, Irene (Mrs. Ronald Gibson). Dated July 1966

      In Edna's obituary, following their marriage they lived in Meaford before going to Western Canada to reside for a few years. They returned to this area and came back to Meaford.

      Notes compiled by: Kit Cutting
    Person ID I1394  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2019 

    Father MERRIAM, Albert Adam,   b. 20 Mar 1859, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Tyvan, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother MARQUIS, Sarah Elizabeth,   b. 22 Mar 1865, Owen Sound, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Tyvan, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1887  Holland Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FOTHERGILL, Mary Edna,   b. 21 Sep 1895, Euphrasia Twp, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1976, Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1915  Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, Marjorie,   b. Abt 1917, Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2002, Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, Irene,   b. 1917, Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1961, Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F555  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1892 - Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Apr 1915 - Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jul 1966 - Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Meaford, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S350] 1891 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (1891 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.), According to obituary, born in Markdale, Ontario, but according to the 1891 census, the family lived in Sullivan Twp, and moved to Markdale much later, about 1912 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S463] OBITUARY: Ontario, CANADA, According to obituary, born in Markdale, Ontario, but according to the 1891 census, the family lived in Sullivan Twp, and moved to Markdale much later, about 1912. Source of obituary ? - check with Kit Cutting. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/189922035/henry-a_-merriam (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S169] MARRIAGE Record: Ontario, CANADA 1869 - 1927, (Familysearch.org), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2784-89C (Reliability: 2).