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MERRIAM, John Wells

Male 1843 - 1864  (21 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, John Wells   [1
    Born 4 Oct 1843  Tewksbury, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 21 Feb 1848  Tewksbury, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1864  Memphis, Shelby Co, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    J Wells Merriam was clerk of the fifteenth Massachusetts Battery, stationed at Memphis, a good soldier and correct officer, and an exemplary and upright man, beloved by the whole command. He died of a brief illness. 
    Died 14 Dec 1864  Memphis, Shelby Co, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • "Enlisted in the 15th Massachusetts Battery and died in service"
    Person ID I14325  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2015 

    Father MERRIAM, Horatio Cooke,   b. 26 Aug 1806, Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1872, Tewksbury, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother LEWIS, Esther,   b. 9 Jun 1810, Canton, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1882  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1835  Lowell, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Intention to marry filed 12 Apr 1834 in Lowell, MA [4]
    Family ID F5136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Oct 1843 - Tewksbury, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 21 Feb 1848 - Tewksbury, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - J Wells Merriam was clerk of the fifteenth Massachusetts Battery, stationed at Memphis, a good soldier and correct officer, and an exemplary and upright man, beloved by the whole command. He died of a brief illness. - 1864 - Memphis, Shelby Co, Tennessee, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Dec 1864 - Memphis, Shelby Co, Tennessee, 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 181 (554). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S906] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Tewksbury , (http://ma-vitalrecords.org) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S198] WEBSITE: Dunham-Wilcox, http://www.DunhamWilcox.net/.

    4. [S269] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Lowell, (http://ma-vitalrecords.org), http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Middlesex/Lowell/Images/LowellV3_M066.shtml (Reliability: 2).