MERRILL James

MERRILL James[1]

Male 1730 - 1817  (87 years)

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  • Name MERRILL James 
    Born 5 Mar 1729/30  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    _UID C265BF5096CD41338AE31F2E5B21BFEBED16 
    Died 13 Mar 1817  Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Aft 13 Mar 1817  Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Old Burial Ground AKA Old Atkinson Cemetery 
    James Merrill gravestone
    James Merrill gravestone
    James & Mary (Emery) Merrill gravestones
    James & Mary (Emery) Merrill gravestones
    Notes 
    • James led an active life in Atkinson, serving in various elected positions ranging from Fence Viewer to Selectman. As a Highway Surveyor in 1771, Town Meeting voted to "allow him for 117 feet of white oake plank, and for 70 feet of black oake planke and two qarts of rhum".

      In 1776 James was appointed to a committee to make the assessment and gather the rates to pay money to Capt. Jesse Page, and in 1777, he was a member of the committee appointed to "affix prises to the necessary conveniences of life".

      In 1779 he was a one man committee appointed to hire "four continantel solgery and two to go to Rodeiseland", for this Town Meeting the following year voted to pay $8.00 per day for "rideing to hire soleges", eleven days $38 dollars, and $4 dollars a day for his horse - $30.

      Between 1791 and 1807, James was approved to be a tavern keeper "he having the necessary qualifications for such imployment".

      In 1801, James jointed the Baptist Society of Haverhill.
    Person ID I95344  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2012 

    Father MERRILL Nathaniel,   b. 26 Jul 1687, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1737  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother WALLINGFORD Ruth,   b. 25 Sep 1698, Bradford=>Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 10 Jun 1718  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F15206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family EMERY Mary,   b. 5 Jul 1742, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1833  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1759  Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Children 
     1. MERRILL James,   b. 26 Feb 1760, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1839, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. MERRILL Nathaniel,   b. 3 Mar 1762, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Maj. MERRILL Joshua,   b. 13 Feb 1764, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. MERRILL John,   b. 6 Sep 1766, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. MERRILL Sarah,   b. 6 Nov 1768, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. MERRILL Ruth,   b. 27 Jan 1771, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1833, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     7. MERRILL Emery,   b. 24 Aug 1772, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. MERRILL Jeremiah,   b. 6 Nov 1774, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. MERRILL Samuel,   b. 11 Feb 1776, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. MERRILL Jesse,   b. 18 Jul 1778, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1854  (Age 75 years)
     11. MERRILL Hezekiah,   b. 10 Sep 1782, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. MERRILL Caleb,   b. 1784, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841  (Age 57 years)
     13. MERRILL Amos,   b. 22 Jan 1786, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1860, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F37967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1729/30 - Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1759 - Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Mar 1817 - Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Old Burial Ground AKA Old Atkinson Cemetery - Aft 13 Mar 1817 - Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire
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  • Photos
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War

  • Sources 
    1. [S4122] Book-Atkinson - Then and Now, p.293.

    2. [S297] Book-VR Haverhill, MA, 1:218.

    3. [S195] Book-Merrill Memorial, 2:211.

    4. [S86] Death-gravestone, Old Burial Ground AKA Old Atkinson Cemetery; Atkinson, NH.

    5. [S1233] Book-A Memoir and Genealogy of John Poore, R929.2 qP823., p. 69.

    6. [S297] Book-VR Haverhill, MA, 2:221.

    7. [S297] Book-VR Haverhill, MA, 2:113.