Rev. MERRILL Gyles[1, 2]

Male 1739 - 1801  (62 years)


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  • Name MERRILL Gyles 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 12 Mar 1738/9  Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Graduation 1759  Harvard College, Boston North, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • (studied theology with his uncle, Rev. John True, of Hampstead.)
    _UID 974F3431493F15419C1E887E73E7CD07171C 
    Died 27 Apr 1801  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    • (died in the 63th year of his age.)
    Buried Aft 27 Apr 1801  Plaistow, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    North Parish Cemetery AKA Maplewood 
    Rev. Gyles Merrill memorial gravestone
    Rev. Gyles Merrill memorial gravestone

    In memory of
    THE REV. GYLES MERRILL, A.M.
    Minister of Plaistow and the North
    Parish of Haverhill
    died April 27, 1801 in the 63
    year of his age
    and 37 of his ministry
    This monument was erected
    by his grateful family
    He was a man of distinguished
    talents, amicable disposition and
    impeccable manners, an accurate scholar
    [remaining unreadable]

    Moses & Sarah (True) Merrill monument
    Moses & Sarah (True) Merrill monument

    [obverse]

    IN MEMORY OF
    MOSES MERRILL
    DIED APRIL 9, 1795 AGED 87 YRS.
    SARAH TRUE
    HIS WIFE
    DIED JUNE 9, 1783 AGED 72 YRS.
    REV. GYLES MERRILL
    DIED APRIL 27, 1801 AGED 62 YRS.
    LUCY CUSHING
    HIS WIFE
    DIED AUGUST 7, 1798 AGED 51 YRS.
    GYLES MERRILL
    DIED SEPT. 23, 1808 AGED 29 YRS.
    HON. SAMUEL MERRILL
    BORN NOV. 3, 1786
    DIED IN ANDOVER, MASS.
    DEC. 24, 1869
    AGED 83.



    Plot: Section 3

    Notes 
    • He was named for Dr. Samuel Gyles of Newburyport, who had married his mother's sister.

      He was Minister of Haverhill and Plaistow on Rev. James Cushing's death and continued there until his death.
    Person ID I77498  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2017 

    Father Deacon MERRILL Moses,   b. 28 Dec 1707, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1795, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother TRUE Sarah,   b. 2 Jan 1710/1, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1783, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1729  Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F6731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family CUSHING Lucy,   b. 1 Aug 1747, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1798, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1767  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9
    Children 
     1. MERRILL Gyles,   b. 12 Oct 1768, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1770, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. MERRILL Lucy,   b. 5 Sep 1770, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1852, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. MERRILL Sarah,   b. 7 Nov 1772, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1842, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. MERRILL Mary,   b. 18 Nov 1774, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1859, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. MERRILL Moses,   b. 12 Sep 1776, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1864, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. MERRILL Gyles,   b. 5 Mar 1779, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1808, Staten Island, Richmond, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     7. MERRILL Elizabeth,   b. 10 Mar 1781, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1867, Portland, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     8. MERRILL James Cushing,   b. 17 Sep 1784, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1853, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     9. Hon. MERRILL Samuel,   b. 3 Nov 1786, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1869, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F30182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1738/9 - Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - 1759 - Harvard College, Boston North, Middlesex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Oct 1767 - Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Apr 1801 - Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    North Parish Cemetery AKA Maplewood - Aft 27 Apr 1801 - Plaistow, Rockingham, New Hampshire
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4500] Book-The Genealogy of the Cushing Family, p.61.

    2. [S195] Book-Merrill Memorial, 1:8.

    3. [S290] Book-VR Salisbury, MA, p.155.

    4. [S1602] Book-Merrimack and Sullivan Counties, NH Biog Revi, 1:8.

    5. [S86] Death-gravestone, North Parish AKA Maplewood Cemetery; Plaistow, NH.

    6. [S297] Book-VR Haverhill, MA, 2:444.

    7. [S290] Book-VR Salisbury, MA, p.419.

    8. [S195] Book-Merrill Memorial, 1:7.

    9. [S297] Book-VR Haverhill, MA, 2:219.