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John Merrick

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Birthplace: Springfield, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Springfield, Hampshire County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Elizabeth Tilley Merrick
Husband of Mary Merrick; Mary Day and Rebecca Merrick
Father of Elizabeth Woodbridge; John Merrick; Thomas Merrick; John Merrick; Mary Merrick and 9 others
Brother of Elizabeth Merrick; Miriam Merrick; Elizabeth Day; Thomas Merrick; Tilley Merrick and 2 others
Half brother of Owen Merrick Myrick

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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, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
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)
November 1, 1697
Age 38
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Crown Colony
1699
June 4, 1699
Age 40