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John Merrick

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Birthplace: Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Old Agawam Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Merrick, Sr and Elizabeth Tilley Merrick
Husband of Rebecca Stebbins and Mary Day
Father of John Merrick; Thomas Merrick; John Merrick; Mary Merrick; Samuel Merrick and 8 others
Brother of Elizabeth Merrick; Miriam Merrick; Elizabeth Day; Thomas Merrick; Tilley Merrick and 2 others
Half brother of Owen Myrick, Sr.; Mary Merrick; Sarah Hitchcock; Mary Foote and Hannah Knowlton

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About Capt. John Merrick

from "The First Century of the History of Springfield: The Official Records from 1636 to 1736, with an Historical Review and Biographical Mention of the Founders" By Springfield (Mass.), Henry Martyn Burt Published by H.M. Burt, 1899 :

JOHN MERRICK.

John Merrick, son of Thomas and Elizabeth, married Mary Day, daughter of Thomas and Sarah, February n, 1687. He was known as Captain John Merrick. His wife, Mary, died April 29, 1723, and he married Widow Rebecca Stebbins, widow of Joseph, January 14, 1725. She died July 14, 1747, and he died April 10, 1748, in his goth year. His children, all by his first wife, were:—

  1. John, b. February 29, Leap Year, 1688, d. March 26, 1689.
  2. Thomas, b. June 9, 1690, drowned September 19, 1699.
  3. John, b. September 27, 1692, m. Sarah Parsons.
  4. Mary, b. July 24, 1694, m. William Colton.
  5. Samuell, b. March 21, 1696, m. Isabelle Ingersoll.
  6. Elizabeth, b. November i, 1698, m. Joseph Barnard, and second, Joseph Woodbridge.
  7. Abigail, b. June 4, 1699, d. July 30, 1699.
  8. Jonathan, b. August 13, 1700, m. Jerusha Miner.
  9. Abigail (our line), b. April 5, 1702, m. Timothy Phelps.
  10. Thomas, b. January 13, 1704, m. Eunice Stebbins.
  11. Margaret, b. August 30, 1705, m. Nathaniel Warriner.
  12. Benjamin, b. November 6, 1707, m. Mercy Hoar.
  13. Deborah, b. February —, 1710, d. March 8, 1710.
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Capt. John Merrick's Timeline

1658
November 9, 1658
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
1687
February 11, 1687
Age 28
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
1688
February 29, 1688
Age 29
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
1690
January 9, 1690
Age 31
1692
September 27, 1692
Age 33
1694
1694
Age 35
1696
March 21, 1696
Age 37
1697
November 1, 1697
Age 38
Springfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1699
June 4, 1699
Age 40
1700
August 13, 1700
Age 41