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MERRIAM, Charles Edward

Male 1845 - 1902  (57 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, Charles Edward   [1
    Born 22 Jan 1845  Princeton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Civil War: Pvt. then 3rd Sgt. Co 'K' 12th Iowa Inf. Regiment. Enlisted Sep 9, 1961
     
    • Served with the 12th Iowa Infantry Regiment in the American Civil War. Note from Elizabeth Merriam, "Regarding the Civil War. The Company K, 12th Iowa Volunteers were infantry. It's interesting that Charles was in Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia. He only weighed 90 lbs. when released. He was proud of capturing a rebel battle flag, which he later presented to the State Museum on Iowa, where it is still on display".

    Occupation Jun 1900  [2
    Banker 
    Residence 1 Jun 1900  Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 19 Dec 1902  , Cook Co, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Hopkinton Cemetery, Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • "He has been a merchant, postmaster, president of the School Board at Hopkinton, Ia"
    Person ID I5725  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2021 

    Father MERRIAM, Marshall,   b. 17 Apr 1802, Princeton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1845, Princeton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother WOOD, Susan Maria,   b. 27 Feb 1810, Westminster, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1860, Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Alt. Marriage 11 Oct 1829  Princeton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Intention to marry 
    Married 5 Nov 1829  Westminster, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F4022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family KIRKWOOD, Margaret Campbell,   b. 3 Apr 1840, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1910, Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1868  Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, John Campbell,   b. 20 Oct 1869, Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1945, Oakland, Alameda Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, Charles Edward,   b. 15 Nov 1874, Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1953, Rockville, Montgomery Co, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +3. MERRIAM, Susan Agnes,   b. 4 Sep 1876, Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1961  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F2090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jan 1845 - Princeton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Apr 1868 - Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Jun 1900 - Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 1902 - , Cook Co, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hopkinton Cemetery, Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, 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 172, 294 (588). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S476] 1900 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9KD-D93 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S793] Personal Knowledge of: BUCHHOLDT, Titania (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S439] DEATH Record: Illinois, USA , https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7KT-DJ4 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=merriam&GSfn=charles&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=14&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=14171452&df=all& (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S766] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Princeton , (http://ma-vitalrecords.org/), http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Worcester/Princeton/Images/Princeton_M117.shtml (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S205] MARRIAGE Record: Massachusetts, USA (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S428] MARRIAGE Record: Iowa, USA, (www.familysearch.org).