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MERRIAM, Homer

Male 1813 - 1908  (94 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, Homer   [1
    Born 27 Aug 1813  West Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation printer 
    Died 25 May 1908  Pasadena, Los Angeles Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Homer Merriam's account of his early life in West Brookfield Homer Merriam was the youngest brother of George and Charles Merriam, founder of G & C Merriam Co. of Springfield, publisher of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Special thanks to Tom Kelleher, Curator of the Old Sturbidge Village Research Library.
    Person ID I5755  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2021 

    Father MERRIAM, Dan,   b. 21 Sep 1771, Mendon, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1823, Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother CLAPP, Thirza,   b. 19 May 1781, Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1871, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Alt. Marriage 31 Jan 1802  Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Married 28 Feb 1802  Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 WEEKS, Jane,   b. 10 Jan 1820, Clarendon, Rutland Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1868, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 2 Aug 1838 
    Alt. Marriage intent July 11 1838  Greenfield, Franklin Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. MERRIAM, Mary Annie,   b. 1 Feb 1843, Troy, Rensselaer Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1875, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, Thirza Jane,   b. 4 Jun 1845, Troy, Rensselaer Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1919, Wellesley, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. MERRIAM, Charles Wadsworth,   b. 5 Sep 1847, Troy, Rensselaer Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1864, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
    +4. MERRIAM, Henry Homer,   b. 2 Jul 1851, Troy, Rensselaer Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930  (Age 78 years)
     5. MERRIAM, Henriella Weeks,   b. 2 Jul 1851, Troy, Rensselaer Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1851  (Age 0 years)
     6. MERRIAM, Henrietta Spring,   b. 2 Jul 1851, Troy, Rensselaer Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1852  (Age 1 years)
    +7. MERRIAM, Arthur Gardner,   b. 24 Dec 1859, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1916, San Diego, San Diego Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F2098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 FITCH, Ellen Brown,   b. 2 Dec 1833, Otis, Berkshire Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Nov 1869 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F1315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Aug 1813 - West Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Marriage - intent July 11 1838 - Greenfield, Franklin Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 May 1908 - Pasadena, Los Angeles Co, California, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden 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 180, 311 (620) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36224710 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S910] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Brookfield, (http://ma-vitalrecords.org) (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S603] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Greenfield , (http://ma-vitalrecords.org) (Reliability: 2).