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MERIAM, Joseph Bidwell

Male 1827 - 1901  (74 years)


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  • Name MERIAM, Joseph Bidwell   [1, 2
    Born 21 Jan 1827  Randolph, Portage Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As MERRIAM, Joseph Bidwell  [1
    Died 20 Dec 1901  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Lake View Cemetery
    Notes 
    • "He was graduated at Western Reserve College in 1848; was for five years principal of Shaw Academy, Cleveland, Ohio. Went into business in Cleveland, being senior partner of the firm of The Merriam & Morgan Parafine Company, competing with the Standard Oil Company in some of its lines. Was very successful. Was an active church-member and strong helper of the Young Men's Christian Association, some time its president and instrumental in the erection of its fine building; gave at one time $10,000 to its work. Died of apoplexy."
    • While Pope recorded the family name spelt with 2 Rs; most records show the family spelt their name with only one R.
    Person ID I5691  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2019 

    Father MERIAM, Joseph,   b. 15 Oct 1797, Grafton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1888, Randolph, Portage Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother BIDWELL, Emeline,   b. 13 Jul 1800, Farmington, Hartford Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1894  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1826  Madison, Lake Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MORGAN, Helen,   b. 19 Dec 1835, Middlefield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1912, Euclid, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1857  , Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. MERIAM, Laura,   b. 16 Jul 1860, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1942, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. MERIAM, Edmund Bidwell,   b. 3 Dec 1863, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1944, Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. MERIAM, Antoinette Elizabeth,   b. 12 Dec 1868,   d. 7 Aug 1872  (Age 3 years)
     4. MERIAM, Helen Louise,   b. 15 Sep 1871,   d. 1 Feb 1960, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +5. MERIAM, Alice,   b. 10 Apr 1874,   d. 28 Sep 1960, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +6. MERIAM, Joseph Winthrop,   b. 22 Mar 1878, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1964, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F4267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1827 - Randolph, Portage Co, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jul 1857 - , Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Dec 1901 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio, 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 164, 277 (550). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S199] DEATH Record: Ohio, USA, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F6JS-Y3L (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S199] DEATH Record: Ohio, USA, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F6JS-Y3L (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=74107109 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S178] MARRIAGE Record: Ohio, USA, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZJD-K94 (Reliability: 2).