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MERIAM, Stedman Grosvenor

Male 1814 - 1904  (90 years)


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  • Name MERIAM, Stedman Grosvenor  [1
    Born 27 Mar 1814  , Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 31 Jul 1814  Burlington, Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As MERRIAM, Stedman  [4
    Occupation 1845-1848  Westford, Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Postmaster 
    Residence 31 Aug 1850  Westford, Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1860  Fredericksburg, Chickasaw Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1864-1865  Fredericksburg, Chickasaw Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    JUDGE -"During the war we had no use for Justices. Judge S. G. Merrian was often referred to in cases that would come into their jurisdiction." 
    Residence 1866  Milford, Seward Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Mentioned in a short biography of son, George A MERRIAM.
    Residence 1880  Seward, Seward Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 5 Jun 1900  Seward, Seward Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 21 May 1904  [2
    Buried Blue Mound Cemetery, Milford, Seward Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I61481  SEQUOIA | Branch - MERIAM, Isaac - 1772
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2021 

    Father MERIAM, Isaac,   b. About 1772, , , Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1851  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother GROSVENOR, Olive,   b. 2 Nov 1778, Pomfret, Windham Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1855, Malone, Franklin Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Marriage Fact 5 May 1798  Greenfield, Franklin Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Intent to marry filed there 
    • Actual text: Hand written text says " July30 1798 Marriage is intended between Isaac Merriam of Greenfield and Olive Grosvener of Cheshire. "
      Massachusetts, Town Clerk...d Town Records, 1627-2001
      Berkshire
      Cheshire
      Births, marriages 1793-1864 vol 1
    Married 7 Oct 1798  Cheshire, Berkshire Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F10389  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 MORTON, Harriet Newel,   b. 22 Dec 1814,   d. 12 Jan 1848, Westford, Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1837  Randolph, Orange Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
    +1. MERIAM, Dudley C,   b. 26 May 1839, Westford, Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905, , , Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. MERIAM, Edwin R,   b. 1841, Burlington, Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1913, Colton, San Bernardino Co, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. MERIAM, Harriet O,   b. 1843, , , Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F10394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 PACKARD, Lucretia P,   b. 8 Nov 1824, , , Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1899, Milford, Seward Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Between 12 Jan 1848 and 31 Aug 1850  , , Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • First wife died 12 Jan 1848
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, George A,   b. 12 Nov 1850, Westford, Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1920, Seward, Seward Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, William Steadman,   b. Jan 1855,   d. Mar 1937  (Age ~ 82 years)
    +3. MERRIAM, Mary E,   b. 1859, , , Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 3 Apr 1930  (Age 71 years)
    +4. MERRIAM, John W,   b. Nov 1864, , , Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1936  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F10399  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1814 - , Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 31 Jul 1814 - Burlington, Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1837 - Randolph, Orange Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Postmaster - 1845-1848 - Westford, Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Between 12 Jan 1848 and 31 Aug 1850 - , , Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Aug 1850 - Westford, Chittenden Co, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Fredericksburg, Chickasaw Co, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - JUDGE -"During the war we had no use for Justices. Judge S. G. Merrian was often referred to in cases that would come into their jurisdiction." - 1864-1865 - Fredericksburg, Chickasaw Co, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Milford, Seward Co, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Seward, Seward Co, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Jun 1900 - Seward, Seward Co, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blue Mound Cemetery, Milford, Seward Co, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    IOWA: Biographical sketch of Stedman Grosvenor Meriam
    IOWA: Biographical sketch of Stedman Grosvenor Meriam
    From the History of Fredericksburg and Vicinity by William S Pitts.

  • Sources 
    1. [S510] 1840 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S476] 1900 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M313-MT2 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S629] BAPTISMAL Record: Vermont, USA - First Church of Burlington 1811-1820, The Genealogical Quarterly Magazine, Vol. II, Eben Putnam, 1901, (http://www.pa-roots.org/data/read.php?3324.782620 ) (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S320] 1880 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S630] HISTORY: Vermont, USA - Town of Westford, (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~Vermont/ChittendenWestford.html) (Reliability: 2).

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

    7. [S333] 1860 CENSUS: USA, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S631] HISTORY: Iowa, USA - History of Fredericksburg, W. S. Pitts, (http://iagenweb.org/chickasaw/history/pitts_fredericksburg.pdf), Page 213 Justices of Peace (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S625] HISTORY: Nebraska, USA - Seward County, (http://archive.org/details/historyofsewardc01coxw), https://archive.org/stream/historyofsewardc01coxw#page/113/mode/1up/search/merriam (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/192586137/stedman-george-merriam (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S616] HISTORY: Massachusetts, USA - Town of Greenfield, (www.franklincountyhistory.com/greenfield/vrs/marr_m-p.html), http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Franklin/Greenfield/Images/Greenfield_M197.shtml (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S205] MARRIAGE Record: Massachusetts, USA, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHW3-9NM (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S257] MARRIAGE Record: Vermont, USA , (www.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 2).