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Margaret Melow1

b. 1761, d. 1838

Family: Petrus Brouwer b. 12 Oct 1740, d. 1842

Citations

  1. [S1471] William Bogardus, "E-mail correspondence from William Bogardus," e-mail message from Bogardus, William to Chris Chester and et al, Received May 19, 2008.. Hereinafter cited as "Wm. Bogardus e-mail."
  2. [S2069] William Nelson, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Volume XXII. Marriage Records, 1665-1800, Archives of the State of New Jersey. First Series (Paterson, N.J.: Press Printing and Publishing Co., 1900), Marriage Licenses, p.32. License dated 23 Mar 1780. Peter Brewer, Somerset, and Margaret Melow, Somerset.. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Recs. NJ Archives v.XXII.

Melton1

  • Melton married Brewer, son of Karl Edgar Brewer Jr. and Grace Elizabeth Taillie; (two children).1

Citations

  1. [S1096] George W. Gildersleeve, "Georges Family", Ancestry.com, World Tree Database at Ancestry.com.Apr 2004,updated Apr 2004, recorded here Dec 2005.

Allen Melville1

Citations

  1. [S3193] Judith Miner Hine Luedemann, "Samuel Ellis of Ellis Island", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 119, page 65 (1988): 119:212. Hereinafter cited as "Samuel Ellis of Ellis Island."

Rev. K.G. Mendenhall1

  • Of at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S2363] Lynn Austin Brua, The Brua Family and Bruaw, Bruah, Brewer (United Kingdom: L.A. Brua, 1989, 1996). Also on FHL film #2055459, item 2. The second edition can be found online at Family History Archives, www.lib.byu.edu and accessable directly from the Family History website, www.familysearch.org with a search for the Brua Family in the Library Catalog. A copy of the 1989 edition is found in the William B. Bogardus Collection, Box 5, BB-421. page 45. Hereinafter cited as The Brua Family.
  2. [S2363] Lynn Austin Brua, The Brua Family and Bruaw, Bruah, Brewer (United Kingdom: L.A. Brua, 1989, 1996). Also on FHL film #2055459, item 2. The second edition can be found online at Family History Archives, www.lib.byu.edu and accessable directly from the Family History website, www.familysearch.org with a search for the Brua Family in the Library Catalog. A copy of the 1989 edition is found in the William B. Bogardus Collection, Box 5, BB-421. page 41. Hereinafter cited as The Brua Family.

Rosa Menges1

Family: Henry Joseph Rohrer b. 26 Nov 1883

Citations

  1. [S1924] Church Records, 1855-1943, St. Boniface Catholic Church; FHL #1730906 (Princeton, New Jersey: Norton Micro Images), Microfilm of original Church records., p.274, no.35. Baptism record of son Henry Clyde. Hereinafter cited as St. Boniface Cath. Ch., Williamsport, Pa.
  2. [S1924] Church Records, 1855-1943, St. Boniface Catholic Church; FHL #1730906 (Princeton, New Jersey: Norton Micro Images), Microfilm of original Church records., p.274, no.35. Hereinafter cited as St. Boniface Cath. Ch., Williamsport, Pa.
  3. [S1924] Church Records, 1855-1943, St. Boniface Catholic Church; FHL #1730906 (Princeton, New Jersey: Norton Micro Images), Microfilm of original Church records., vol.2, p.13, no.6. Birth date not recorded.. Hereinafter cited as St. Boniface Cath. Ch., Williamsport, Pa.
  4. [S1924] Church Records, 1855-1943, St. Boniface Catholic Church; FHL #1730906 (Princeton, New Jersey: Norton Micro Images), Microfilm of original Church records., vol.2, p.23, no.29. Hereinafter cited as St. Boniface Cath. Ch., Williamsport, Pa.

Albert Mennes1

  • Also known as Albert Mennooz.3
  • Also known as Alberts Minnensz.4
  • Also known as Albert Meanes.2
  • Also known as Albert Minnerly.1
  • Also known as Albert Minnes.5
  • Albert Mennes was a member of the at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, Flatbush, Kings Co., Long Island, New York, on 8 July 1681.3,4
  • Albert Mennes moved to at Haverstraw, Orange Co., New York, between 1692 and 1695.1
  • He appeared on the census in 1702 at Orange Co., New York, shows Albert Minnerly aged 16-60, "Meenske his wife" and "5 gerlls," plus two black males, an adult and child.1

Family: Meenske Jans b. c 1662

Citations

  1. [S1764] Harry Macy Jr., "The Van Wicklen/Van Wickle Family: Including Its Frisian Origin and Connections to Minnerly and Kranckheyt", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.128, no. 2, p. 81 (1997): 128:89. Hereinafter cited as "Van Wicklen/Van Wickle Family."
  2. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), pages 250-251. Albert Meanes, young man; with Meinsje Jans, young lady from Friesland; both residing in N. Amersfort; and also married there, the 9th November. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  3. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 341. Register of the Members from the Four Villages. 19 Nov 1679. Names of Members from Amersfort. Albert Mennooz, the 8th July 1681. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  4. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 373. Amersfort. left, July 1681. with certificate to Esopus Marten Pietersz, Alberts Minnensz, Bruno Hendrksz. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  5. [S2806] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 131. Rensje; parents: Albert Minnes, Mincke Jans. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.

Mary Ann Mercer1

b. 1779, d. 27 September 1851
  • Mary Ann Mercer was born in 1779 at Hagerstown, Maryland.1
  • She married John H. Priest in 1804.1
  • Mary Ann Mercer died on 27 September 1851.1

Family: John H. Priest b. c 1773, d. c 1853

Citations

  1. [S3138] Kevin Hildebrant, "Untitled (Desc. of Matthew Brower attached)," e-mail message from e-mail address (Kevin Hildebrant) to Chris Chester, July 11, 2010, Descendants of Matthew Brower of whom the author is certain. See "Hildebrant" at http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17316226/person/492944936. Hereinafter cited as "Untitled."

Mary D. Mercer1

Citations

  1. [S1476] John P. Wall, History of Middlesex County, New Jersey, 1664-1920 (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1921), page 136. Hereinafter cited as Hist. of Middlesex Co., New Jersey.

Lemuel Merchant1

  • Lemuel Merchant and Betsey Rockwell resided at Guilford, Chenango Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S3929] James Boughton, A Genealogy of the Families of John Rockwell of Stamford, Conn., 1641; and Ralph Keeler of Hartford, Conn., 1639 (New York: W. F. Jones, 1903), page 44. Hereinafter cited as John Rockwell and Ralph Keeler Genealogy.

Bartholomew Mercier1,2

  • On 29 October 1684 A petition was made in New York by "Bartholomew Mercier of Boston, New England, that his estate and goods, be exempted from the payment of customs, he intending to settle in the city - ordered that for the encouragement of merchants to come and inhabit the city, the goods and merchandise of the petitoner already imported, be freed from the payment of customs."3
  • On 17 October 1685 Denization: "Bartholomew Mercier, Catherine Mercier, Henry Mercier, with liberty to trade and traffic."4

Family: Catherine Lasty d. bt 25 Oct 1714 - 4 Nov 1714

Citations

  1. [S1483] Morgan H. Seacord, Biographical Sketches and Index of the Huguenot Settlers of New Rochelle: 1687-1776 (New Rochelle, NY: Huguenot and Historical Association of New Rochelle, 1941), page 14. BONNEFOY. Hereinafter cited as Bio. Sketches of the Huguenots of New Rochelle.
  2. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): 45:364-365. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."
  3. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): 45:364. Citing Eng. Cal. Mss. p. 119. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."
  4. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): 45:364. Citing Eng. Cal. Mss. p. 141. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."

Christina Mercier1

b. 1745, d. 19 December 1812
  • Christina Mercier was born in 1745.1
  • She married David Morris, son of Isack Maris and Trintje Cool, at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 14 June 1769.3
  • Christina Mercier died on 19 December 1812.1
  • Also known as Lucretia Mersay.4
  • Also known as Christan Marsey.5
  • She was named in her father's will dated on 6 December 1796 "daughter Christina Morris."6

Family: David Morris b. 23 Feb 1635

Citations

  1. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): 45:365. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."
  2. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): See Le Mercier Family-Additional Note at NYGBR 46:414, which identifies the wife of William Mercier. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."
  3. [S1543] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), page 232. David Morris & Christina Mercier. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  4. [S4309] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Baptisms from 1731 to 1800 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 3 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1902), page 331. Catherine; parents: David Morris, Lucretia Mersay. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New York (1731-1800).
  5. [S4309] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Baptisms from 1731 to 1800 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 3 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1902), page 321. Ann; parents: David Morris, Christan Marsey. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New York (1731-1800).
  6. [S3215] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstract of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. XV, Feb 15, 1796-Jan 14, 1801), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1907), page 74. Abstracting Lib. 42, page 74. William Mercier. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 15.
  7. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): 45:362. No record of baptism. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."
  8. [S4309] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Baptisms from 1731 to 1800 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 3 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1902), page 331. John; parents: David Morris, Christina Marsay. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New York (1731-1800).
  9. [S4309] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Baptisms from 1731 to 1800 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 3 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1902), page 344. William Henry; parents: David Morris, Christina Mercer. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New York (1731-1800).
  10. [S4309] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Baptisms from 1731 to 1800 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 3 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1902), page 370. Mary; parents: David Morris, Christiana Mercer. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New York (1731-1800).
  11. [S4309] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Baptisms from 1731 to 1800 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 3 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1902), page 403. David; parents: David Morris, Christina Mercier. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New York (1731-1800).

Elizabeth Mercier1

d. between 22 December 1814 and 20 April 1815
  • Elizabeth Mercier died between 22 December 1814 and 20 April 1815; (dates of will and proving).3
  • She was named in her father's will dated on 6 December 1796.1
  • In 1814 Elizabeth Mercier resided at Newtown, Queens Co., Long Island, New York.3
  • Her will was dated on 22 December 1814 Elizabeth Merciers of the Town of Newtown, Co. Queens, N. Y. on Long Island. My body be conveyed to New York and laid by my parents. To my neices (not named) and nephew David Moris the lands lying on Lake Champlaine. To Elizabeth Merciers Michaels, daughter of John and Elizabeth Michaels when she arrives of age. To Theophilus Michels and Jay Michaels and said Elizabeth Merciers Michaels till they arrive to age. To Charles Bounty, servant man to me and my sister (not named), Deceased. To Maria Matilda Jelton. To Mrs. Catherine Penfold and Mrs Catiar Selton. To Doct. David Woodhull. Appoint my friends Doct. David Woodhull and Abraham Riker and William Lyster executors. Witnesses Edward Leverich, Junr., William Tilton, Catherine Penfold. Proved 20 April 1815.3

Citations

  1. [S3215] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstract of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. XV, Feb 15, 1796-Jan 14, 1801), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1907), page 74. Abstracting Lib. 42, page 74. William Mercier. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 15.
  2. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): See Le Mercier Family-Additional Note at NYGBR 46:414, which identifies the wife of William Mercier. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."
  3. [S1426] "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835."New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006), (From material originally compiled by William A. D. Eardeley, now held by the Brooklyn Historical Society.). Online www.americanancestors.org., Elizabeth Mercier. Queens:2589. Abstracting Wills C, pp.397-401. Hereinafter cited as Abstracts of Wills, etc. in NY 1787-1835.

Helena Mercier

b. 8 June 1718
  • Helena Mercier was baptized on 8 June 1718 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Johannes Narburey, Hester Bonjot.1
  • Also known as Helena Mersjear.1

Citations

  1. [S1557] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 405. Helena; parents: Hendrik Mersjear, Christina Hendriks. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).

Henry Mercier

  • Also known as Henry Mercey.1
  • Also known as Hendrik Mersjear.3
  • Also known as Hendrik Mercie.2
  • Henry Mercier was named in his mother's will on 25 October 1714 made an executor.1

Family: Christina Davids b. 9 Feb 1684

Citations

  1. [S2251] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. II 1708-1728), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1893), page 142. Abstracting Lib. 8, p. 361. Katharine Bonnefoy. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v.II.
  2. [S1557] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 393. Willem; parents: Hendrik Mercie, Christina Hendriks. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).
  3. [S1557] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 405. Helena; parents: Hendrik Mersjear, Christina Hendriks. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).

John D. Mercier1

  • John D. Mercier was named in his father's will dated on 6 December 1796.1

Citations

  1. [S3215] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstract of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. XV, Feb 15, 1796-Jan 14, 1801), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1907), page 74. Abstracting Lib. 42, page 74. William Mercier. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 15.
  2. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): See Le Mercier Family-Additional Note at NYGBR 46:414, which identifies the wife of William Mercier. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."

William Mercier

b. 24 October 1716, d. 1797
  • William Mercier was baptized on 24 October 1716 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Willem Le Kount, Elizabeth Nazareth.1
  • He married Ann Bradford, daughter of William Bradford and Sytje Van Santvoord, circa 1742.2,3
  • William Mercier died in 1797 at New York City, New York.4
  • Also known as Willem Mercie.1
  • He was Captain of the Porpoise in 1747, and Captain of the York in 1755, and served during the Revolutionary War.4
  • His will was dated on 6 December 1796 William Mercier, New York. To my son John D. Mercier, my negro boy, Charles, with the provision that he shall be free at twenty-eight years of age; also my largest silver tankard, my old silver mug, my silver cream pot and silver tea pot, all my pictures and my eiderdown coverlet; to my daughter, Christiana Morris, my negro woman, Darkis, the bed onwhich I sleep and furniture, my other silver tankard, my other silver mug, my silver salver and half my silver spoons and all the furniture now in her bedroom; all the residue of my estate divided as follows: one third part to my son, John D. Mercier; one half to my daughter Christina Morris, and one sixth part to my daughter Elizabeth. I appoint my son John, and John Broome, Esq., executors. Witnesses Charles Baldwin, Peter Cole, Abm. Bloodgood. Codicil dated 8 December 1796: To my niece Ann Morris, me negro girl, Luce, to her heirs forever. I declare this to be a codicil to my will. Witnesses: Charles Baldwin, attorney, Peter Cole, Abm. Bloodgood. Proved 24 Oct 1797.5

Family: Ann Bradford

Citations

  1. [S1557] Thomas Grier Evans, editor, Baptisms from 1639 to 1730 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. 2 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1901), page 393. Willem; parents: Hendrik Mercie, Christina Hendriks. Hereinafter cited as Baptisms RDC New Amsterdam/New York (1639-1730).
  2. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): See Le Mercier Family-Additional Note at NYGBR 46:414, which identifies the wife of William Mercier. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."
  3. [S4862] Charlotte Carpenter Smith, "Additions and Corrections - Morris", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 133, pp. 286-287 (2002): Cites Edwin R. Purple, History of the Ancient Families of New York, and Annette Townsend, The Walton Family of New York (1945), pp.11-17.. Hereinafter cited as "Additions and Corrections - Morris."
  4. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): 45:365. The notes give two sons for Henri Mercier and Christina Hendricks, both named William, the first born 24 Oct 1716, and the second 24 Sept. 1717. The first is a baptism date recorded at the New York Reformed Dutch Church, the second is likely calculated from death. The two William Merciers are probably one.. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."
  5. [S3215] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstract of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. XV, Feb 15, 1796-Jan 14, 1801), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1907), page 74. Abstracting Lib. 42, page 74. William Mercier. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 15.
  6. [S4861] Catharine T. R. Mathews, "Notes Concerning the Morris Family of English Neighborhood, N. J., and of Tappan, N. Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 45, pp. 361-365 (1914): 45:365. Hereinafter cited as "Notes Concerning Morris Family."

Frances Meredith1

Citations

  1. [S5246] James H. (editor) Brewer, "Rev. George Evans Brewer of Alabama, A Distinguished Career", Brewer Researcher Vol. 5, No. 3 (Fall 1995). Hereinafter cited as "Rev. George Evans Brewer."

Sarah Meriam1

d. 15 April 1705

Family: Jacob Power b. 15 Feb 1679

  • Sarah Power4

Citations

  1. [S4723] Amos H. Powers, The Powers Family: A Genealogical and historical record of Walter Power and some of his descendants to the ninth generation (Chicago, Ill.: Fergus Print, 1884), page 12. Hereinafter cited as The Powers Family. Https://archive.org/details/powersfamilygene00powe.
  2. [S4722] Joseph Alfred Harwood, Records of Littleton, Massachusetts (Concord, Mass.: The Patriot Press, 1900), page 401. From the Records of the late Samuel Smith in the Reuben Hoar Library (Smith's notes, not vital records of the town). Hereinafter cited as Littleton, MA Recs. Https://archive.org/details/recordslittleto00smitgoog.
  3. [S641] "Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850", online www.newenglandancestors.org. Concord Registers, Book 2, 1:69. Sarah Power ye wife of Jacob Power her Husband dyed Aprill ye 15th 1705. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.
  4. [S641] "Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850", online www.newenglandancestors.org. Concord Registers, Book 2, 1:63. Sarah Power ye daughter of Jacob Power & Sarah his wife. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.

Jacques Merie1

  • Also known as Jacob de Moree.2
  • Jacques Merie was made an executor of the will of Gerrit Jansen Roos on 3 September 1697; proved 12 Oct 1698. Gerrit Jansen Roos of the City of New York, carpenter, in sound and perfect health. Leaves to eldest son Pieter Roos living in Utecht in Holland, £100. Leaves to Peter Gerritse Roos (sic) eldest son of my son Peter (Guert Peterse would then be meant), one silver tumber and the same to Gerrit Jansen Roos the eldest son of Johannes Roos. Also a silver tumbler to Gerrit Provost, the eldest son of my daughter Cornelia, wife of Elias Provost. I leave to Gerrit Johanes Roos and Aeltie Roos, children of my deceased son Johanes, their maintenance out of my estate until they are able to maintain themselves, and they are to be put to school until such time as they have learned to read and write, and they are to have £78 which I have of their father's estate. The rest of the estate is to be divided into five parts and given to his son Peter, the children of his son Johannes, deceased, to his daughter Cornelia, wife of Jacob De Moree, to daughter Affie, wife of Johannes Van Gelder and to "Annatie Elswaert, my daughter of Aeltje procured by John Elswaert." And whereas I have sold a house and lot in Albany, which belonged to my son Johannes, and also a tract of land in said county for £78, the children of my son Johannes are to have the same. Appoints as executors, Jacob De Moree, Johanes Van Gelder, Jacob Boelen. Names of witnesses not given.2

Citations

  1. [S1543] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), page 73. Jacques Merie, j.m. Van Rochel, en Cornelia Roos, Wede. Van Elias Provoost, beyde wonende alhier. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  2. [S2655] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on file in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Volume I. 1665-1707), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1892), page 297. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. I.

Abraham Merlet1

b. 16 May 1680
  • Abraham Merlet was baptized on 16 May 1680 at New Utrecht, Kings Co., Long Island, New York; witnesses Jean Baudaiy, Maria Croisson.2
  • He married Elisabet.3
  • Also known as Abraham Malet.3
  • Abraham Merlet witnessed the baptism of Margriet Oldin , daughter of Willem Oldin, on 25 October 1704 at First Reformed Church, Raritan (Somerville), Somerset Co., New Jersey, (witnesses: Cornelis Pouwels, Abraham Merlet).1
  • Abraham Merlet witnessed the baptism of Maria Pouwels , daughter of Cornelis Pouwelsen, on 25 October 1704 at First Reformed Church, Raritan (Somerville), Somerset Co., New Jersey, (witnesses: Abraham Merledt and wife, Merledt).4
  • Abraham Merlet witnessed the baptism of Margriet whose parents are unknown on 30 April 1707 at First Reformed Church, Raritan (Somerville), Somerset Co., New Jersey, (witnesses: Abraham Merlet and wife).5
  • Abraham Merlet witnessed the baptism of Fredrick Bodine , son of Isaac Bodine and Engeltje Maurits, on 26 April 1709 at First Reformed Church, Raritan (Somerville), Somerset Co., New Jersey, (witnesses: Abraham Merlet, Arientien Van Neste).6
  • Abraham Merlet witnessed the baptism of Geertjen Dorlant , daughter of Gerrit Gerritsen Dorland and Merriten, on 6 August 1712 at First Reformed Church, Raritan (Somerville), Somerset Co., New Jersey, (witnesses: Abraham Merlet and wife).7

Family: Elisabet

  • Joris Malet3
  • Derck Merlet8
  • Jan Merlet9

Citations

  1. [S1325] "First Reformed Church Raritan (Somerville) Baptisms", Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 (1913): 2:42. Margriet; parents: Willem Oeldien and wife. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Raritan."
  2. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 397. Abraham; parents: Abraham Merlet, Christina Pieters, van't Staten Eijland; op N. Utrecht. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  3. [S1325] "First Reformed Church Raritan (Somerville) Baptisms", Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 (1913): 2:43. Joris; parents: Abraham Malet and Elisabet. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Raritan."
  4. [S1325] "First Reformed Church Raritan (Somerville) Baptisms", Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 (1913): 2:42. Maria; parents: Cornelis Pouwels and wife. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Raritan."
  5. [S1325] "First Reformed Church Raritan (Somerville) Baptisms", Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 (1913): 2:44. Margriet; parents: not named, says "Mother". Hereinafter cited as "RDC Raritan."
  6. [S1325] "First Reformed Church Raritan (Somerville) Baptisms", Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 (1913): 2:45. Fredrick; parents: Isack Bodyn and wife. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Raritan."
  7. [S1325] "First Reformed Church Raritan (Somerville) Baptisms", Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 (1913): 2:140. Geertjen; parents: Gerrit Dorlant and wife. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Raritan."
  8. [S1325] "First Reformed Church Raritan (Somerville) Baptisms", Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 (1913): 2:45. Derck; parents: Abraham Merlet and wife. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Raritan."
  9. [S1325] "First Reformed Church Raritan (Somerville) Baptisms", Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 (1913): 2:139. Jan; parents: Abraham Merlet and wife. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Raritan."

Jan Merlet1

Citations

  1. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 391. Janneken; parents: Paulus Merlet, Lijsbeth Buwijk. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.

Janneken Merlet1

b. 18 May 1679
  • Janneken Merlet was baptized on 18 May 1679 at Amersfoort, Kings Co., Long Island, New York; witnesses Jan Merlet, Lijsbeth vander Wall.1

Citations

  1. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 391. Janneken; parents: Paulus Merlet, Lijsbeth Buwijk. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.

Paulus Merlet1

Family: Lijsbeth Buwijk

Citations

  1. [S1749] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 391. Janneken; parents: Paulus Merlet, Lijsbeth Buwijk. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.

Elsie Merrell1

b. 1 April 1708
  • Elsie Merrell was baptized on 1 April 1708 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York; witnesses Johan magels, Blandyna Korsse.2
  • She was named in her father's will dated on 2 February 1756.1

Citations

  1. [S3097] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. VI. 1760-1766), Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year 1897 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1897), page 4. Abstracting Lib. 22, p. 228. Richard Merrell. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Wills v.6 1760-1766.
  2. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 12. Elsje; parents: Richart Merrel. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Richard Merrell1

b. 31 January 1712, d. 9 December 1797
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 2 February 1756 appointed as executor.2
  • In January 1789, Richard Merrill was a complainant against John Bennit who was administrator of the estate of John Bennit, dec'd, who was the executor of the estate of John Bennit, dec'd, late of Long Island.3

Family: Eve Bennet b. 21 Jan 1714, d. 16 May 1798

  • Lambert Merrell1
  • Richard Merrell1
  • Anne Merrell1
  • John Merrell1
  • Elsje Merrell1

Citations

  1. [S1658] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 94:113. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S3097] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. VI. 1760-1766), Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year 1897 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1897), page 4. Abstracting Lib. 22, p. 228. Richard Merrell. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Wills v.6 1760-1766.
  3. [S1855] Judith B. Cronk, compiler, Intestates and Others From the Orphans Court Books of Monmouth Co., N.J. (n.p.: Clearfield, 2002), page 2. Digital image of the original online at FamilySearch, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…. Hereinafter cited as Int. & Oth. Orphans Court, Monmouth Co., NJ.

Richard Merrell1

b. 22 September 1709
  • Richard Merrell was baptized on 22 September 1709 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York.1

Citations

  1. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 13. Richard; parents: Richart Merrel. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Richard Merrell Jr.1

d. before 29 September 1760
  • Father*: Richard Merrell1
  • Mother*: Susanna Wells1
  • Also known as Richart Merrel.3
  • His will was dated on 2 February 1756 proved 29 Sep 1760. Richard Merrell, of Richmond County, being in good health. I leave to my wife Alse, £20 a year during her widowhood in lieu of dower, also my negro "Shelley." My son Richard and my daughter Alse are to pay the £20. I leave to my daughter Alse a plantation of 80 acres of land and 10 acres of meadow, which is in Philip Wells' patent, during her life and then to her children. Also a negro wench and a feather bed and bedding. I leave to my son Richard all the rest of my lands and meadows, messauges and tenements, and make him executor. Witnesses: Jonathan Allen, Johannes Huisman, Peter Houseman, John Merrell.2

Family: Elsie Dorland b. 12 May 1678

Citations

  1. [S1658] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 94:113. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S3097] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. VI. 1760-1766), Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year 1897 (New York: Printed for the Society, 1897), page 4. Abstracting Lib. 22, p. 228. Richard Merrell. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Wills v.6 1760-1766.
  3. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 12. Elsje; parents: Richart Merrel. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.
  4. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 13. Richard; parents: Richart Merrel. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Phebe Foster Merriam1

b. 29 July 1827, d. 30 April 1918
  • Father*: Cyrus Merriam1
  • Mother*: Catherine Huldah Tupper1

Family: William Denison Van Zandt b. 5 Apr 1825, d. 3 Dec 1875

Citations

  1. [S4067] Descendants of Alice Freeman, Direct Lineage Report by Chris Wimsatt, August 15, 2011, Chris Chester e-mail correspondence, received by e-mail from author.

Sarah Merriam1

b. 14 September 1665, d. 4 January 1740
  • Father*: William Merriam1
  • Mother*: Elizabeth Breed2
  • Sarah Merriam was born on 14 September 1665.2
  • She married first John Jenks, son of Joseph Jenks and Elizabeth.1
  • Sarah Merriam married second at Lynn, Massachusetts, on 10 February 1706/7 John Lewis, son of Edmond Lewis and Mary.1
  • Sarah Merriam died on 4 January 1740.2

Family: John Lewis b. 1630/31, d. 1710

Citations

  1. [S676] Robert Charles Anderson.Great Migration.org A Survey of New England:1620-1640, online http://www.greatmigration.org/. Sketches of emigrant ancestors., Sketch of Edmond Lewis. Retrieved Dec. 2008. Hereinafter cited as Great Migration.org.
  2. [S2285] George Harlan Lewis, Edmund Lewis of Lynn, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants (Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1908), page 10. Hereinafter cited as Edmund Lewis of Lynn, Mass.
  3. [S2285] George Harlan Lewis, Edmund Lewis of Lynn, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants (Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1908), page 11. Hereinafter cited as Edmund Lewis of Lynn, Mass.

Thankful Merriam1

Family: Reuben Manley

  • Mary Manley1

Citations

  1. [S363] Louis Stoughton Drake, The Drake Family in England and America 1360-1895, and the Descendants of Thomas Drake of Weymouth, Mass. 1635-1691 (Boston: L.S. Drake, 1896), page 43. Hereinafter cited as Drake Family in England & America.

Merrill1

  • Merrill married Bertha Green, daughter of William Green and Hannah.1

Citations

  1. [S2194] Ancestry.com, Acadia French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1670-1946., Online Database (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007), Original data: Gabriel Drouin comp., Drouin Collection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Genealogique Drouin, Victoria, Schedule B, Marriages. Hiram Brewer, age 29, residing at Plaster Rock, born at Durham, York Co., a bachelor, teamster, parents: Ensley Brewer & Miss Rogers; and Bertha Green Merrill, age 31, residing at North View, born at Woodland, Maine, USA, a widow, parents: Wm. Green and Hannah Hath___(cut off). Image acquired by Paul Brewer, Nov. 2008. Hereinafter cited as Drouin Collection.

Anne Merrill1

  • Anne Merrill was named in her father's will dated on 25 July 1730.1

Citations

  1. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

Catharine Merrill1

  • Catharine Merrill was named in her father's will dated on 25 July 1730.1

Citations

  1. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

Charlotte Merrill1

Citations

  1. [S2029] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.26. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254

Charlotte Merrill1

  • Charlotte Merrill was named in her father's will dated on 25 July 1730.1

Citations

  1. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

Jan Merrill1

b. before 1720, d. before 19 October 1747
  • Also known as John Meril.4
  • Also known as Jan Merel.2
  • He was named in his father's will dated on 25 July 1730.4
  • Administration of Jan Merrill's estate was granted on 19 October 1747, to wife Altie (John Merill of Richmond Co.).3

Family: Aeltje Bennet b. c 1722

Citations

  1. [S1658] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S1440] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), 2:20. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  3. [S3209] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. IV, 1744-1753), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1895), page 484. Hereinafter cited as Abs. NY Co. Wills v. 4, 1744-1753.
  4. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

John Merrill1

d. between 25 July 1730 and 11 April 1743
  • John Merrill married Charity.1
  • John Merrill died between 25 July 1730 and 11 April 1743; (dates of will and proving).2
  • In 1730 John Merrill resided at Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York.2
  • His will was dated on 25 July 1730 John Meril of Staten island, being very sick, I leave to my wife Charity, all my estate during her widowhood. After her death I give to my son John all my lands and tenements and 1/2 the mill and appurtenances. I leave to my four daughter, Susannah, Catharine, Anne, and Charlotte, £200 each to be paid by my son John in installments. I make my brother, Richard Meril and Aerte Simson, my brother-in-law, executors. Witnesses: Jan Ral, Jacob Bennit, Richard Meril. Proved before Walter Dougan, Esq., April 11, 1743.2

Citations

  1. [S1658] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

John Merrill1

b. 14 September 1741
  • John Merrill was baptized on 14 September 1741 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York; sponsors Jan Bennit, Aeltje Bennit.2,3
  • Also known as Jan Merel.2

Citations

  1. [S1658] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S1440] Andrew J. Provost, Early Settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their Descendants (Darien, CT: A.J. Provost, 1949-1963), 2:20. Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Bushwick.
  3. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 51. Jan; parents: Jan Merrel, Aeltie Bennit. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Johnie Geraldine Merrill1

b. 1901

Citations

  1. [S4157] "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944", online www.familysearch.org. , Retrieved September 2011. C. K. Pinckney, Johnie Geraldine Merrill. FHL film #495041. Hereinafter cited as Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944.

Richard Merrill1

b. 22 April 1747
  • Richard Merrill was baptized on 22 April 1747 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York; sponsor Elstye Merrill.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1658] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 57. Richard; parents: Johannes Merrel, Aaltye Bennet. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Sara Merrill1

b. 6 May 1745
  • Sara Merrill was baptized on 6 May 1745 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York; sponsor Geertruy Merrel.1,2
  • Although baptized the same day as her brother Simon, it is not believed they were twins. Sara may have been born about 1743, and her baptism was delayed.1

Citations

  1. [S1658] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 54. Sara; parents: Jan Merrel, Aeltie Bennet. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Simon Merrill1

b. 6 May 1745
  • Simon Merrill was baptized on 6 May 1745 at Reformed Dutch Church of Port Richmond, Staten Island, (Richmond Co.), New York; (no witness recorded).1,2

Citations

  1. [S1658] Wilson V. Ledley, "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Some of His Descendants", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.93, pp. 193-204; 94, pp. 34-41, 107-114, 156-169, 205-213; Vol. 95, pp. 10-27, 155-165, 204-207 (1962-1964): 95:25. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Adriaense Bennet of Brooklyn."
  2. [S4380] Tobias Alexander Wright, editor, Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Vol. IV, Staten Island Church Records (New York: Printed for the Society, 1909), page 54. Seimon; parents: Jan Merrel, Aeltje Bennet. Hereinafter cited as Staten Island Church Records.

Susannah Merrill1

  • Susannah Merrill was named in her father's will dated on 25 July 1730.1

Citations

  1. [S2252] New York (County) Surrogate's Court Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Vol. III 1730-1744), Collections of the New York Historical Society (New York: Printed for the Society, 1894), page 391. Abstracting Lib. 15, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Abs. N.Y. Co. Wills v. III.

Thomas Merrill1

b. 1790

Family: Sarah Hetfield b. bt 1785 - 1795, d. b 1 Apr 1884

  • Ann Merrill2
  • Mary Ten Eyck Merrill2
  • William Merrill2
  • John Merrill2
  • Thomas Merrill2
  • Sarah Jane Merrill2
  • James Hetfield Merrill2
  • Oliver Merrill2
  • George Merrill2

Citations

  1. [S4687] Frances S. Fast, Abstracts Letters of Administration of Richmond County New York 1787-1865 also Guardianship Papers 1802-1865, Typrscript, originals on file at the Surrogate's Office, St. George, Staten Island, New York. Second carbon of a set of five, February 7, 1941, Box 5, WIL RR-175, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Abstracting File #422, Book 2, p. 80.
  2. [S4688] Abraham Hatfield, The Descendants of Matthias Hatfield (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1954), page 83. Hereinafter cited as Desc. of Matthias Hatfield.

Hiram Merriman1

b. circa 1828, d. 9 March 1906
  • Hiram Merriman was born circa 1828 at Ohio.2
  • He married Mary Brewer, daughter of Willis Brewer and Catherine Huffman, at Ross Co., Ohio, on 9 May 1850.3
  • Hiram Merriman married Charlotte Henderson at Ross Co., Ohio, on 2 October 1877.4
  • Hiram Merriman died on 9 March 1906 at Ross Co., Ohio.5
  • Also known as Hiram Merryman.5
  • He appeared on the census on 17 June 1860 at Paxton, Ross Co., Ohio, Hiram Merriman, age 32, born in Ohio. Occupation and values for property not recorded. In the household are Mary Merriman (age 33), William Merriman (10), Sarah Merriman (8), Nancy Merriman (6), Ellen Merriman (4), George Merriman (2), Peter Merriman (1/12).2
  • He appeared on the census on 22 June 1870 at Twin, Ross Co., Ohio, Hiram Merriman, age 39, born in Ohio. Farm laborer. In the household are (all surnamed Merriman), Mary (age 35), William (18), Sarah (17), Nancy (15), Ellen (13), George (10), Charles (7), Newton (6), James (4), Mary (1).6
  • He appeared on the census on 10 June 1880 at Paxton, Ross Co., Ohio, Hiram Merriman, age 51, born in Ohio. Father born in Pennsylvania, mother in Virginia. Married. Fence builder. In the household are his wife Charlotte, son Edward, son Augustus, daughter Mary, son Charles and father-in-law Peter Henderson.7

Family 1: Mary Brewer

  • William Merriman2
  • Sarah Merriman2
  • Nancy Merriman2
  • Ellen Merriman2
  • George Merriman2
  • Peter Merriman2
  • Charles Merriman6
  • Newton Merriman6
  • James Merriman6
  • Mary Merriman6
  • Augustus Merriman7

Family 2: Charlotte Henderson b. c 1860

  • Edward Merriman7

Citations

  1. [S2308] Bertha C. Spencer, Three Hundred Years in America (1942; reprint Madras, Oregon: Sharon R. Brewer Dodge, 1988). William B. Bogardus Collection, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio. Privately printed. This work contains errors, among them the false account of Anneke Jans descent from William of Orange. The account of Pieter Adamsz Brouwer is also in error, and there may be other errors with the earlier Brouwer generations. Latter generations are recounted by descendants who lived in the latter part of the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries, and the ancestors who they describe were their parents and grandparents. Appendix p.B. No additional information is provided. Further research is required .. Hereinafter cited as Three Hundred Years in America.
  2. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 1031, page 280, FHL film #805031. Hiram Merriman household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  3. [S3159] FamilySearch,"Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958", online http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/…. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 4,740,284 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. Retrieved November 2011. Hiram Merriman, Mary Brewer, FHL film #281639. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958.
  4. [S3159] FamilySearch,"Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958", online http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/…. Name index to marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 4,740,284 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. Retrieved November 2011. Hiram Merriman, Charlotte Henderson, FHL film #281642. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958.
  5. [S3581] "Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997", online www.familysearch.org. , Retrieved November 2011. Hiram Merryman, age 76. FHL film #281658. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997.
  6. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 1263, page 864A, FHL film #552762. Hiram Merriman household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  7. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 1063, page 331D, ED 153, FHL film #1255063. Hiram Merriman household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

Elizabeth Merrit1

b. circa 1767, d. 27 January 1837
  • Elizabeth Merrit was born circa 1767.1
  • She married first Towne.1
  • Elizabeth Merrit married second circa 1796 Hans Lassing, son of Pieter Lassing and Sara Buys.1
  • Elizabeth Merrit died on 27 January 1837.1
  • She was buried at Presbyterian Churchyard, New Hamburg, Dutchess Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S528] Donna G. Ewins, "Pieter Pieterse Lassen of Dutchess Co. & His Descendants", New York Genealogical & Biographical Record vol.129-131 (1998-2000): 130:295. Hereinafter cited as "Pieter Pieterse Lassen of Dutchess Co."

Althea Merritt1

b. 19 July 1785, d. 20 March 1854
  • Althea Merritt was born on 19 July 1785.1
  • She married John Brower.1
  • Althea Merritt died on 20 March 1854.1
  • She was buried at Marlborough, Ulster Co., New York; in a cemetery east of Christ Church.1

Family: John Brower b. 8 Sep 1779, d. 9 Jul 1860

Citations

  1. [S5309] William B. Bogardus Collection of Brouwer, Brower and Brewer Family Material and Correspondence, Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio, Box 5, CEM MM-41, Cemetery East of Christ Church, Marlbourough, Ulster County, New York. From FHL film #931485. . Hereafter cited as William B. Bogardus Collection.

Edna Lila Merritt1

Citations

  1. [S2189] Paul Brewer, Louise Ann Pidgeon, Register Report, 20 Nov 2008, Researched and compiled by Paul Brewer, New Brunswick, Canada. Received via e-mail from Paul Brewer by Chris Chester, Nov. 2008, Chris Chester, Kent, New York, Citing New Brunswick Provincial Birth Registrations, Vital Statistics and tombstone records.

Gilbert Carpenter Merritt1

b. 3 May 1824, d. 3 August 1892

Citations

  1. [S5471] Ada C. Haight and Frank C. Lewis, The Richard Washburn Family Genealogy, A Family History of 200 Years, Outlining the Ancestors and Descendants of Richard Washburn (Fifth Generation in America) with Some Connected Families (Ossining, New York: n.pub., 1937), page 526. Hereinafter cited as Richard Washburn Family Genealogy. Https://archive.org/details/richardwashburnf00haig.

Mary Merritt1

b. 18 March 1746, d. 9 March 1828
  • Father*: Merritt
  • Mary Merritt was born on 18 March 1746.2
  • She married Gabriel Manny, son of John Maney and Anne Wines, on 4 February 1770.1
  • Mary Merritt died on 9 March 1828.2
  • She was buried at Manny's Corners Cemetery, Amsterdam, Montgomery Co., New York.3
  • Also known as Margaret Merritt.4

Family: Gabriel Manny b. 11 Mar 1740, d. 28 May 1808

Citations

  1. [S618] IGI Individual Records, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family Search (www.familysearch.org), 1999-2002). (The IGI records often do not cite sources, must be used with caution and should be verified by more reliable documentation).V.5.0.
  2. [S1507] Kenneth B. Schoonmaker, Many Families Named Magny, Manee, Manney, Manny & Many (3 Vols. (Huguenot Historical Society, New Paltz, NY: Magny Families Association, 1986, 1989, 1990), v.1, p.23. Hereinafter cited as Many Families. Https://archive.org/details/manyfamiliesname01scho.
  3. [S1507] Kenneth B. Schoonmaker, Many Families Named Magny, Manee, Manney, Manny & Many (3 Vols. (Huguenot Historical Society, New Paltz, NY: Magny Families Association, 1986, 1989, 1990), v.1, p.24. Hereinafter cited as Many Families. Https://archive.org/details/manyfamiliesname01scho.
  4. [S618] IGI Individual Records, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family Search (www.familysearch.org), 1999-2002). (The IGI records often do not cite sources, must be used with caution and should be verified by more reliable documentation).V.4.19.

Stephen Merselis1

  • Father*: Nicholas Merselis1
  • Stephen Merselis married Nancy Hilton, daughter of Adam Hilton and Annatie Pare, at Dutch Reformed Churches of Helderbergh, Jerusalem, New Salem and Princetown, Albany Co., New York, on 24 October 1811 "Stephen Merselis, son of Nicholas of Guilderland, and Nancy Hilton, daughter of Adam of Guilderland."1

Citations

  1. [S1754] "Marriages of the Dutch Reformed Churches of Helderbergh, Jerusalem, New Salem and Princetown, New York, 1795-1855", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.94, 95 (1963, 1964): 95:49. Hereinafter cited as "Marriages of Dutch Reformed Churches, 1795-1855; NYGBR 94 (1963)."

Pieter Merselise1

d. 4 September 1681
  • Pieter Merselise is said to have died on 4 September 1681 (however, he appears as a sponsor for baptisms in 1682).1
  • Also known as Pieter Merselisen.2
  • Also known as Pieter Mercelis.3
  • Also known as Pieter Marcellus.1
  • He came from Brest in the ship Beaver on 9 May 1661, with his wife, four children ages 13, 6, 4, and 2, and two servants.1
  • He witnessed the baptism of Catreyn Duyts , daughter of Laurens Duyts and Grietje Jans, on 10 March 1667 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Pieter Mercelis and his wife).3
  • Pieter Merselise witnessed the baptism of Beeltje Dirckx van Oogsten , daughter of Dirck Janse Van Oogsten and Elisabeth Cornelis, on 24 March 1673 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Pieter Mersilise with his wife).4
  • On 18 August 1673 Appointed one of the schepens at Bergen, New Jersey.1
  • Pieter Merselise witnessed the baptism of Evert Gerritsz van Reenen , son of Gerrit van Reenen and Echtje Everts, on 7 October 1678 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Pieter Merselise, Geertruyt Gerrits, widow).5
  • Pieter Merselise witnessed the baptism of Elysabet Gerritsen , daughter of Gerrit Gerritszen and Neeltje Pieterse, on 18 April 1682 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Pieter Merselisen, Annetje Hermans).2
  • Pieter Merselise witnessed the baptism of Elysabet Pieters , daughter of Marcelis Pieters and Pieterje Idese van Vorst, on 18 April 1682 at Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen, (now Jersey City, Bergen Co., New Jersey), (sponsors Pieter Merselis, Hillitje Jans).6

Family:

Citations

  1. [S2795] Charles L. Demarest Washburn, "The Van Houten Family of Bergen, New Jersey", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols. 27-28 (1896-1897): 27:184. Hereinafter cited as "Van Houten, NYGBR 27-28 (1896-97)."
  2. [S2007] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 27, no.97. Elysabet; parents: Gerrit Gerrtse Junior, Niesje Pieters. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."
  3. [S2007] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 21. Catreyn; parents: Lourus Duyts, Grietje Jans. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."
  4. [S2007] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 22. Beeltje; parents: Dirck Janse van vogsten, Elysabet Cornelis. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."
  5. [S2007] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 24, no. 60. Evert, parents: Gerrit van Reenen, Echtje Everts. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."
  6. [S2007] "Baptisms in the Village of Bergen in New Jersey Beginning 1666", Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York Bergen Book (1913): page 27, no.100. Elysabet; parents: Merselis Pieterse, Pietertje van de voorst. Hereinafter cited as "HSYB, Bergen Book."

Elena J. Mersereau1

Citations

  1. [S3372] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:587. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.

Elizabeth Mersereau1

b. 9 November 1806, d. after 1870
  • Elizabeth Mersereau was baptized on 9 November 1806.1
  • She married John Burbank, son of Abraham Burbank and Helene Bennett, on 20 June 1827.1
  • Elizabeth Mersereau died after 1870.1

Citations

  1. [S3372] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:587. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.

Helen Vanderbilt Mersereau1

b. 19 March 1812
  • Helen Vanderbilt Mersereau was baptized on 19 March 1812.1

Citations

  1. [S3372] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:587. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.

Mareja Mersereau1

b. 1750
  • Father*: Jacob Mersereau1
  • Mother*: Fitye Rol1

Citations

  1. [S1043] Gale M. Roberts, "Gale M. Roberts Family Tree", Ancestry.com, World Tree Database at Ancestry.com.Apr 2005 No source citations.

Maria Ann Mersereau1

Citations

  1. [S3372] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:587. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.

Peter Mersereau1

d. before 1820
  • Father*: David Mersereau1
  • Mother*: Elizabeth Perrine1
  • Administration of Peter Mersereau's estate was granted on 24 July 1827, to Sophia Mersereau, widow. (Richmond Co. Surrogate's Court file 273).2

Family: Sophia Johnson b. 19 Jul 1780, d. 9 May 1866

Citations

  1. [S3372] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:584. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.
  2. [S3372] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:585. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.
  3. [S3372] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:587. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.

Sarah Mersereau1

b. 1818

Citations

  1. [S3372] Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (2 Vols.) (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996), 1:587. Charlotte Megill Hix, "Sophia Johnson, Wife of Peter Mersereau". Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of New Jersey Families.

Augustus H. Mershon1

b. circa 1827
  • Augustus H. Mershon was born circa 1827 at New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., New York, as Augustus H. Mershon, age 23, born in New York. Living in his parent's household.1

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 524, page 76, image 381. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Benjamin Mershon1

  • Benjamin Mershon was named in his grandfather Stephen Burrows's will on 8 September 1790.1

Citations

  1. [S2343] Elmer T. Hutchinson, editor, Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey First Series Vol.37; Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. 8, 1791-1795 (Jersey City, N.J.: Scott Printing Co., Printers, 1942), page 62. Stephen Burrows. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.8 1791-1795.

Elias James Mershon1

b. circa 1803
  • Elias James Mershon was born circa 1803 at New Jersey.2
  • He married Hannah Southwick, daughter of Jesse Southwick and Charlotte Marsh, at St. Luke's Church, Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, in April 1826 by Rev. F.H. Cuming.1,3,4
  • Elias James Mershon appeared on the census in 1840 at Ward 2, Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, as Elias J. Mershon, with a household of 2 males under 5, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 30-40, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 20-30.5
  • He appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., New York, as Elias J. Mershon, age 47, born in New Jersey. Occupation: Lumber. Real estate valued at $2800. In the household are his wife Hannah and children Augustus H., Jane E., John H., James E. Also Henrietta Van Horn, age 13.2
  • He appeared on the census on 4 June 1860 at Saginaw, Saginaw Co., Michigan, as Elias J. Mershon, age 55, born in New Jersey, a lumber inspector, with real estate valued at $3000, personal estate valued at $1000. In the household are his wife Hannah and son, Edward J.6

Family: Hannah Southwick b. 1805

Citations

  1. [S2398] Mary Kay McDowell, "Brower Family Group Sheets & Correspondence", 2007 (Oxford, Mississippi). Received from Mary Kay McDowell by Chris Chester, Feb. 2009.. Hereinafter cited as "Brower Family Group Sheets."
  2. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 524, page 76, image 381. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  3. [S2430] Richard T. Halsey,"Marriages and Deaths from Rochester Newspapers, Jan. 1, 1825 - Dec. 31, 1826", online http://mcnygenealogy.com/vr/…. Assorted Records from Monroe Co., NY, 2008. Monroe Republican, 2 May 1826. "MARRIED. In St. Luke's Church on Saturday afternoon last, by the Rev. F. H. Cuming, Mr. Elias Mershon to Misss Hannah Southwick." Retrieved March 2009. Hereinafter cited as Marriages and Deaths from Rochester Newspapers, Jan. 1, 1825 - Dec. 31, 1826.
  4. [S2431] James Moore Caller, Genealogy of the Descendants of Lawrence and Cassandra Southwick of Salem, Mass. (n.p.: n.pub., 1881), page 413. Hereinafter cited as Southwick Genealogy.
  5. [S390] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M704, Roll 298, page 302. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  6. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 558, image 82. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

Enos Mershon1

  • Enos Mershon was named in his grandfather Stephen Burrows's will on 8 September 1790.1

Citations

  1. [S2343] Elmer T. Hutchinson, editor, Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey First Series Vol.37; Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. 8, 1791-1795 (Jersey City, N.J.: Scott Printing Co., Printers, 1942), page 62. Stephen Burrows. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.8 1791-1795.

Henry Mershon1

  • Henry Mershon was named in the will of Stephen Burrows dated on 8 September 1790 Stephen Burrows, Sr. of Howell Twp., Hunterdon Co. Son Stephen, home plantation, farming utensils, 1 cow, 1 loom and a walking cane. He to pay 150 pounds in annual payments. Daughter Sarah Reeder, 6 silver spoons, 1 warming pan, 1 large Bible, and blue curtains. Remainder of movables to be sold and with the 150 pounds divided into six parts. Daughters Hannah Titus, Mary Baily, Charity Bennet, Eunice Rose and Sarah Reeder each 1/6 part and daughters of daughter Mercy Mershon, dec’d, 7/8 of the remaining 1/6 part. Grandson Benjamin Mershon and Peggy Mershon (wife of grandson Enos Mershon) the 1/8 of the remaining 1/6 part. Son-in-law Henry Mershon , the 12 pounds charged against him for a pair of oxen; tobe deducted fromhis daughter’s share. Exectors: son Stephen, son-in-law Ebenezer Rose, and grandson Stephen Titus. Wit.: Ephraim Woolsey, Ann Johnson and Nellie McGill. Codicil 11 Apr 1792. In case any legatee brings charges against the estate the amount is to be deducted from their share. Wit.: John Carpenter, Ephraim Woosley, Nellie McGill. Proved 1 Dec 1792. Inventory 29 Nov 1792 made by John Welling and Henry Baker. (Lib. 34, page 240, inventory File 1601J).1

Citations

  1. [S2343] Elmer T. Hutchinson, editor, Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey First Series Vol.37; Calender of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, Etc., Vol. 8, 1791-1795 (Jersey City, N.J.: Scott Printing Co., Printers, 1942), page 62. Stephen Burrows. Hereinafter cited as NJ Wills v.8 1791-1795.

James E. Mershon1

b. circa 1837
  • James E. Mershon was born circa 1837 at New York.1
  • Also known as Edward J. Mershon.2
  • He appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., New York, as James E. Mershon, age 13, born in New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 4 June 1860 at Saginaw, Saginaw Co., Michigan, as Edward J. Mershon, age 22, born in New York. Employed as a lumber inspector, with real estate valued at $500, personal estate at $150. Single and living with his parents.2

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 524, page 76, image 381. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  2. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 558, image 82. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

Jane Eliza Mershon1

b. 10 October 1830, d. 19 October 1915
  • Jane Eliza Mershon was born on 10 October 1830 at Rochester, Monroe Co., New York.1
  • She married Charles Homan Brower, son of James Brower and Mary Ann Sypher, at East Saginaw, Michigan, on 29 May 1855.1
  • Jane Eliza Mershon died on 19 October 1915 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.1
  • She appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., New York, as Jane E. Mershon, age 19, born in New York.2
  • She appeared on the census on 10 July 1860 at Ward 10, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, as Jennie Brower, age 28, born in New York.3
  • She appeared on the census on 23 June 1870 at Ward 4, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, as Jane Brower, age 39, born in New York.4
  • She appeared on the census on 3 June 1880 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, as Jennie Brower, age 50, born in New York. Father born in New Jersey, mother born in Vermont.5

Family: Charles Homan Brower b. 30 Jun 1828, d. 12 Dec 1888

Citations

  1. [S2398] Mary Kay McDowell, "Brower Family Group Sheets & Correspondence", 2007 (Oxford, Mississippi). Received from Mary Kay McDowell by Chris Chester, Feb. 2009.. Hereinafter cited as "Brower Family Group Sheets."
  2. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 524, page 76, image 381. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  3. [S227] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, Ser. M653, Roll 168, image 603. Charles Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  4. [S230] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. M593, Roll 200, page 59, image 120. Chas. H. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  5. [S105] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, Ser. T9, Roll 193, FHL film #1254193, page 6.4000, ED 110, image 0254. Charles H. Brower household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

John H. Mershon1

b. circa 1835
  • John H. Mershon was born circa 1835 at New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 24 July 1850 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., New York, as John H. Mershon, age 15, born in New York. Attending school.1

Citations

  1. [S209] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Ser. M432, Roll 524, page 76, image 381. Elias J. Mershon household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Mabel E. Mershon1

b. September 1877
  • Mabel E. Mershon appeared on the census on 13 June 1900 at Manistee, Manistee Co., Michigan, as Mabel E. Stansell, age 22, born Sep 1877 in Ohio. Father born in Michigan, mother in Ohio. Widow. She has had one child (living). Enumerated (with her daughter Edith M.) as daughter-in-law in the household of Otis Stansell.2

Family: Byron H. Stansell b. 1875

Citations

  1. [S3921] "Michigan Marriages 1822-1995", online www.familysearch.org. , Retrieved June 2011. Byron H. Stansell & Mabel E. Mershon. FHL film #945509. Hereinafter cited as Michigan Marriages 1822-1995.
  2. [S58] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 727, page 19A, ED 32. Otis M. Stansell, household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.

N. J. Mershon1

Family: Mary Hubbard

Citations

  1. [S3921] "Michigan Marriages 1822-1995", online www.familysearch.org. , Retrieved June 2011. Byron H. Stansell & Mabel E. Mershon. FHL film #945509. Hereinafter cited as Michigan Marriages 1822-1995.

Peter Mershon1

Citations

  1. [S5465] John Franklin Vallentine, The Roberts-Orme Ancestry, Volume I, Roberts, Muir, and Allied Families (n.p.: J. D. Roberts, 1994), page 54. Hereinafter cited as Roberts-Orme Ancestry v.1. http://books.google.com/books/about/…