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MERRIAM, Harold Alvord

Male 1876 - 1937  (61 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, Harold Alvord   [1
    Born 4 Jul 1876  Greenfield, Franklin Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 10 May 1898 
    Company B, 71st New York Regiment 
    • "...mustered in May 10, 1898; encamped at Lakeland and Tampa Heights, Florida; in Cuba with the army of invasion. At Battle of Guasimas and in battles of July 1, 2, and 3. Went with his battalion (the 3rd, Major Keck) up San Juan Hill into the block house, where he was on guard for the night with his company. At the bombardment of Santiago de Cuba July 10 and 11 and the siege and final surrender of the city July 17, 1898. Also, during the terrible days in the "death camps" along the San Juan hills, Cuba, and at Montauk, New York. Mustered out November 18, 1898."
    Residence Aft 1898  New York City, , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Dec 1937  [3
    Buried Green River Cemetery, Greenfield, Franklin Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I60463  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2021 

    Father MERRIAM, Edwin Dwight,   b. 19 Feb 1839, West Brookfield, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1909, New York City, Borough of Manhattan, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother SMITH, Mary Fanny,   b. 26 Jul 1848, Mystic River, New London Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1879, Greenfield, Franklin Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1869  Mystic River, New London Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family HARRIMAN, Lucia,   b. Abt 1875, Blair, Washington Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1921  New York City, Borough of Manhattan, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F13615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jul 1876 - Greenfield, Franklin Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aft 1898 - New York City, , New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Sep 1921 - New York City, Borough of Manhattan, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Green River Cemetery, Greenfield, Franklin 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), page 416 (1062). (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S236] BIRTH Record: Massachusetts, USA, (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FX84-W9R (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S349] WEBSITE: US Department of Veterans Affairs, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHZD-6MN (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=merriam&GSfn=harold&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=21&GScnty=1178&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=136530195&df=all& (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S972] MARRIAGE Record: New York City, USA, (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24WF-CSK (Reliability: 2).