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Henry Merrow

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Birthplace: Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: November 05, 1685 (59-60)
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Merrow and Rebecca Merrow
Husband of Jane [Wallis] Merrow
Father of Daniel Merrow, Sr.; John Merrow, I; Henry Merrow, Jr.; Sarah Otis Pinder; Hannah Jenkins and 7 others

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2. HENRY2 MERROW (DANIEL1) was born Abt. 1625 in Inverness, Scotland, and died November 05, 1685 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusettes, United States of America. He married JANE LINDES December 19, 1661 in Woburn, Middlesex, MA. She was born Abt. 1635 in Ireland, and died 1685 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusettes, United States of America.

Notes for HENRY MERROW:

Henry Merrow was a Highlander born in 1625 in Scotland. Henry Merrow was captured by Cromwell's men in the Battles of Dunbar & Worcester in 1650, and sent to the US as a prisoner of war/indentured servant (bonded captive worker), and did not come on his own. He came in 1651 on the ship "Unity," and landed in Massachusetts.

He settled in Reading where his children were born and later moved to Dover, NH. He was listed as a freeman in the May 22, 1677 census. He died 05 Nov 1685, in Reading Middlesex MA where he was buried.

Henrie may be how his first name might have written in Scotland.

The surname (Merrow) might have been Marr, Marre, Merrie, Mero, etc. The original name possibly Mc or MacMorrough.

Henry's father is listed as Daniel Merrow, born about 1595.

MERROW, or MERO, HENRY, Woburn, m. 19 Dec. 1660, Jane Wallis, had ch. b. 14 Sept. 1662, prob. was most of his days of Reading, freem. 1677, d. 1685; had, I suppose, John and Samuel, as Mr. Eaton gives their names among early settlers. at R.

More About HENRY MERROW:

Burial: November 1685, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusettes, United States of America

More About JANE LINDES:

Burial: Reading, Middlesex, Massachusettes, United States of America

More About HENRY MERROW and JANE LINDES:

Marriage: December 19, 1661, Woburn, Middlesex, MA

     

Children of HENRY MERROW and JANE LINDES are: 3. i. DANIEL3 MERROW, b. September 14, 1662, Reading, MA; d. January 1739/40, Reading, MA.

  • ii. JOHN MERROW, b. Abt. 1663, Reading, MA; d. November 23, 1735, Reading, MA; m. DELIVERANCE BELFLORE.
  • iii. HENRY MERROW, b. Abt. 1665; m. MIRIAM BROOKS.
  • iv. SARAH MERROW, b. 1668, Reading, MA; d. Bef. 1724, Oyster River, NH; m. JOHN PINDER, Aft. 1694. More About JOHN PINDER and SARAH MERROW Marriage: Aft. 1694
  • v. HANNAH MERROW, b. March 05, 1668/69, Reading, MA; d. Bef. April 27, 1743, Oyster River, NH; m. JOSEPH JENKINS.
  • 4. vi. SAMUEL MERROW, b. October 09, 1670, Reading, MA; d. 1737, Rochester, New Hampshire, United states of America.
  • vii. MARY MERROW, b. April 22, 1673, Reading, MA; d. 1718, Portsmouth, NH; m. (1) EDWARD POLLY, Abt. 1693, Reading, MA; m. (2) EDMUND WOOLLET, November 01, 1716, Portsmouth, NH. More About EDWARD POLLY and MARY MERROW: Marriage: Abt. 1693, Reading, MA More About EDMUND WOOLLET and MARY MERROW: Marriage: November 01, 1716, Portsmouth, NH
  • viii. ELIZABETH MERROW, b. July 20, 1674; d. 1690.
  • ix. ELEANOR MERROW, b. Abt. 1675; m. (1) JOHN LEIGHTON; m. (2) NATHANIEL MEADER.
  • x. JOSEPH MERROW, b. December 31, 1675; d. 1695.
  • xi. DEBORAH MERROW, b. October 11, 1677, Reading, MA; d. Aft. 1747, Oyster River, NH.
  • xii. JANE MERROW, b. October 15, 1680.

2. HENRY2 MERROW (DANIEL1) was born Abt. 1625 in Inverness, Scotland, and died November 05, 1685 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusettes, United States of America. He married JANE LINDES December 19, 1661 in Woburn, Middlesex, MA. She was born Abt. 1635 in Ireland, and died 1685 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusettes, United States of America.

Notes for HENRY MERROW:

Henry Merrow was a Highlander born in 1625 in Scotland. Henry Merrow was captured by Cromwell's men in the Battles of Dunbar & Worcester in 1650, and sent to the US as a prisoner of war/indentured servant (bonded captive worker), and did not come on his own. He came in 1651 on the ship "Unity," and landed in Massachusetts. He settled in Reading where his children were born and later moved to Dover, NH. He was listed as a freeman in the May 22, 1677 census. He died 05 Nov 1685, in Reading Middlesex MA where he was buried. Henrie may be how his first name might have written in Scotland. The surname (Merrow) might have been Marr, Marre, Merrie, Mero, etc. The original name possibly Mc or MacMorrough. Henry's father is listed as Daniel Merrow, born about 1595. MERROW, or MERO, HENRY, Woburn, m. 19 Dec. 1660, Jane Wallis, had ch. b. 14 Sept. 1662, prob. was most of his days of Reading, freem. 1677, d. 1685; had, I suppose, John and Samuel, as Mr. Eaton gives their names among early settlers. at R.

More About HENRY MERROW:

Burial: November 1685, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusettes, United States of America

More About JANE LINDES:

Burial: Reading, Middlesex, Massachusettes, United States of America

More About HENRY MERROW and JANE LINDES:

Marriage: December 19, 1661, Woburn, Middlesex, MA

Children of HENRY MERROW and JANE LINDES are:

3. i. DANIEL3 MERROW, b. September 14, 1662, Reading, MA; d. January 1739/40, Reading, MA.

ii. JOHN MERROW, b. Abt. 1663, Reading, MA; d. November 23, 1735, Reading, MA; m. DELIVERANCE BELFLORE. iii. HENRY MERROW, b. Abt. 1665; m. MIRIAM BROOKS. iv. SARAH MERROW, b. 1668, Reading, MA; d. Bef. 1724, Oyster River, NH; m. JOHN PINDER, Aft. 1694. More About JOHN PINDER and SARAH MERROW: Marriage: Aft. 1694

v. HANNAH MERROW, b. March 05, 1668/69, Reading, MA; d. Bef. April 27, 1743, Oyster River, NH; m. JOSEPH JENKINS. 4. vi. SAMUEL MERROW, b. October 09, 1670, Reading, MA; d. 1737, Rochester, New Hampshire, United states of America.

vii. MARY MERROW, b. April 22, 1673, Reading, MA; d. 1718, Portsmouth, NH; m. (1) EDWARD POLLY, Abt. 1693, Reading, MA; m. (2) EDMUND WOOLLET, November 01, 1716, Portsmouth, NH. More About EDWARD POLLY and MARY MERROW: Marriage: Abt. 1693, Reading, MA

More About EDMUND WOOLLET and MARY MERROW: Marriage: November 01, 1716, Portsmouth, NH

viii. ELIZABETH MERROW, b. July 20, 1674; d. 1690. ix. ELEANOR MERROW, b. Abt. 1675; m. (1) JOHN LEIGHTON; m. (2) NATHANIEL MEADER. x. JOSEPH MERROW, b. December 31, 1675; d. 1695. xi. DEBORAH MERROW, b. October 11, 1677, Reading, MA; d. Aft. 1747, Oyster River, NH. xii. JANE MERROW, b. October 15, 1680.


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Henry Merrow's Timeline

1625
1625
Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland
1654
1654
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1662
September 14, 1662
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1663
1663
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, Colonial America
1665
1665
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1669
March 5, 1669
Kittery, York County, ME, United States
1670
October 9, 1670
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1673
April 22, 1673
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1674
July 20, 1674