Nathaniel Merrick (1675 - 1743) MP

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Birthplace: Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Managed by: Chad Bouldin
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About Nathaniel Merrick

Nathaniel8, son of (William2, William1) and

Abigail (Hopkins) Merrick, born , 1673, at Eastham,

Mass. Married Alice Freeman; she daughter of Samuel and Mercy (Southworth) Freeman, and a grand-daughter of Samuel and Apphia Freeman; also of Constant Southworth, (b. about 1614; d. 1679,) and of Elizabeth (Collins) Southworth; Elizabeth Collins was daughter of William (d. about 1651), and Jane, his wife. Constant Southworth was son of Edward Southworth, of Wingdon, England, and Alice Carpenter, who afterwards married Governor Bradford.

Nathaniel Merrick resided in Harwich; was a Captain in the Colonial Militia; in 1722 he was appointed to answer for the town of Harwich to a presentment for not having a sufficient highway between Yarmouth and Chatham; in 1725 he is returned as having children of school age; his will is dated October 18, 1743, and he died at Harwich, November 13, 1743.

Nine children—

i. William, b. ; m. and had William and Gideon.

ii. Gideon, b. .

iii. Constant, b. about 1701.

iv. Benjamin, b. March 20,1717.18; m. Elizabeth Davis,

1738.

v. Hannah, b ; m. John Snow.

vi. Mercy, b ; m. Ebenezer King.

vii. Ruth, b ; m. Thomas Hinckley.

viii. Priscilla, b. ; m. Elisha Cobb.

ix. Alice, b. ; m. Capt. Benjamin Ruggles'Oct. 19,

1736.

Was a Captain in the Colonial Militia, he resided in Harwich, MA. He had seven children, William, Gideon, Constant, Benjamin, Hannah,, who married John Snow, Mercy, who married Ebenezer King, Ruth, who married Thomas Hinkley, and Priscilla, who married Elisha Cobb.

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Capt. Nathaniel Merrick's Timeline

1675
1675
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
1699
1699
Age 24
1700
1700
Age 25
Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1702
1702
Age 27
Probably Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1704
1704
Age 29
Probably Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1706
1706
Age 31
Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
1708
1708
Age 33
Of Harwich,Barnstable,MA
1710
1710
Age 35
Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1712
1712
Age 37
Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
1715
1715
Age 40
Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)