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MERRIAM, Captain Joshua

Male 1775 - 1862  (86 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, Joshua   [1
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 11 Nov 1775  Ashburnham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Gravestone shows 11 Oct 1775 as birth date. [2]
    Gender Male 
    Accomplishments SINGER
    Described as a great singer 
    Residence 1800 - 1810  Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Residence Between 1813 and 1815  Portsmouth, Rockingham Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property 10 Sept 1816  Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    PROPERTY OWNER:
    Purchased 25 acre parcel from Lemuel Bingham for $400.00 
    • Prior to October 26, 1835 Morristown, Vermont was part of Orleans County [7]
    Property 4 Jun 1817  Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    PROPERTY LESSOR:
    Leased 1 acre parcel from Selectmen for fifty cents per year 
    • Prior to October 26, 1835 Morristown, Vermont was part of Orleans County [7]
    Military Service 25 Aug 1813 to 17 Jul 1815 
    UNITED STATES NAVY
    Commissioned Captain 
    Residence Bef 1820 - Aft 1840  Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    • Prior to October 26, 1835 Morristown, Vermont was part of Orleans County [7]
    Residence 1850  Hyde Park, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 1860  Stowe, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Occupation FURRIER
    HATTER 
    Occupation TEACHER 
    Died 13 Mar 1862  , , Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Waterbury Center Cemetery, Waterbury Center, Washington Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I5652  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 

    Father MERRIAM, Isaac,   b. 30 Aug 1737, Bedford, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1825, Brandon, Rutland Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother DAVIS, Rebecca,   b. 26 Feb 1741, Acton, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1812, Brandon, Rutland Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1768  Concord, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Marriage Records for the Town of Acton Massachusetts have marriage date as Dec. 2, 1768 in Concord.
    Family ID F1987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family BUELL, Sally,   b. 12 Jan 1779, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1870, Waterbury, Washington Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1799  , , New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, Lavinia,   b. 22 Nov 1799, , , New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1862  (Age 62 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, Isaac,   b. 24 Apr 1801, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1883, Waterbury, Washington Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +3. MERRIAM, Rebecca Buell,   b. 3 Mar 1803, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1839  (Age 36 years)
    +4. MERRIAM, Selden,   b. 12 Dec 1805, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1877, Morrisville, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +5. MERRIAM, Minerva,   b. 4 May 1808, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1895, Swanton, Franklin Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. MERRIAM, Sarah Stone,   b. 3 Dec 1810, Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1815  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F4227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1775 - Ashburnham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Mar 1799 - , , New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1800 - 1810 - Groton, Grafton Co, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1813 and 1815 - Portsmouth, Rockingham Co, New Hampshire, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - PROPERTY OWNER: Purchased 25 acre parcel from Lemuel Bingham for $400.00 - 10 Sept 1816 - Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - PROPERTY LESSOR: Leased 1 acre parcel from Selectmen for fifty cents per year - 4 Jun 1817 - Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1820 - Aft 1840 - Morristown, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Hyde Park, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Stowe, Lamoille Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Mar 1862 - , , Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Waterbury Center Cemetery, Waterbury Center, Washington Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    VERMONT: Transcirption of deed of land purchased in Morristown, VT by MERRIAM, Joshua, b 11 Nov 1775
    VERMONT: Transcirption of deed of land purchased in Morristown, VT by MERRIAM, Joshua, b 11 Nov 1775

    Headstones
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Joshua, b 11 Nov 1775
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Joshua, b 11 Nov 1775
    Photo taken at Old Waterbury Center Cemetery, Waterbury Center, VT, by Richard D. Merriam
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Joshua b 11 Nov 1775
    Gravestone: MERRIAM, Joshua b 11 Nov 1775
    Photo taken at Old Waterbury Center Cemetery, Waterbury Center, VT, by Richard D. Merriam

  • 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 100, 157 (237). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/52761542/joshua-merriam (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S610] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Ashburnham , (http://ma-vitalrecords.org/), http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Worcester/Ashburnham/Images/Ashburnham_B057.shtml (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S236] BIRTH Record: Massachusetts, USA, (www.familysearch.org), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4G9-VG4 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S504] 1800 CENSUS: USA, (Ancestry.com), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHR3-Z68 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S505] 1810 CENSUS: USA, (Ancestry.com ), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH2N-Y3V (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S521] HISTORY: Vermont, Morristown Two Times, Anna Mower and Robert Haggerman, (1935 by the Morristown Historical Society;), pages 14 - 17 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S533] TOWN Records: Vermont, USA , (Town Clerk's Office) (Reliability: 2).
      Morristown: Deed and Lease on file in Land Records; Vol. 3, pages 123 and 185

    9. [S509] 1830 CENSUS: USA, (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHP2-T8B (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S510] 1840 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S532] 1820 CENSUS: USA, (Ancestry.com), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHLG-BLB (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S529] 1850 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S333] 1860 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFDS-69B (Reliability: 2).

    14. [S511] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Concord , (http://ma-vitalrecords.org), http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Middlesex/Concord/Images/Concord_231.shtml (Reliability: 2).
      Actual Text, "Merriam Isaac [int. Miriam] of Concord and Rebecca Davis [int. Rebeca Davies], Dec. 2, 1768, in Concord"

    15. [S538] MARRIAGE Record: New Hampshire, USA, (www.familysearch.org), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLXK-NDH (Reliability: 2).