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MERRIAM, Rufus Nichols

Male 1818 - 1894  (76 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, Rufus Nichols   [1
    Born 14 Jan 1818  Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Adopted his step-children, Julia Emma and Frederick Tatman, who were biological children of his second wife's husband, Mr. Sullivan. 
    Also Known As MERIAM, Rufus N  [2
    Education 1844 
    Dartmouth College (graduate) 
    • Earned M.A. degree in 1847.
    Interests or Hobbies Family History 
    Residence 1853  Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Carpenter 
    Occupation Manufacturer 
    • - Wood working machinery.
    Occupation School Board 
    • Served for three years.
    Died Dec 1894  [2
    Buried Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I5616  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2021 

    Father MERRIAM, Samuel,   b. 5 Aug 1789, Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1871, Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother NICHOLS, Nancy Tyler,   b. 30 Aug 1794, Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1881, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1817 
    Family ID F3973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 TATMAN, Emily,   b. 18 Mar 1828,   d. 21 Jun 1863, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Alt. Marriage 24 Mar 1849  Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Intention to marry. 
    Married 12 Apr 1849  Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. MERRIAM, Lilla Nancy,   b. 24 Oct 1861, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1862, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F4202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 TATMAN, Sarah T,   b. 15 Jan 1826, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1906, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1865  Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, Julia Emma,   b. 27 Apr 1852, Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age 81 years)  [Adopted]  [Foster]
    +2. MERRIAM, Frederick Tatman,   b. 12 Feb 1856, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Adopted]  [Birth]
    Last Modified 16 May 2016 
    Family ID F3326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jan 1818 - Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Marriage - Intention to marry. - 24 Mar 1849 - Oxford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Apr 1849 - Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1853 - Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jun 1865 - Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester 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), pages 147, 246 (476). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=meriam&GSfn=rufus&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=21&GScnty=1186&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=149620303&df=all& (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S130] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Oxford, (http://ma-vitalrecords.org) (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S205] MARRIAGE Record: Massachusetts, USA, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N4WR-PDG (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S205] MARRIAGE Record: Massachusetts, USA, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N473-M5N (Reliability: 2).