William Merriman

about 1791–about March 1847 (Age 56)
Sheepshed, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Merriman was born about 1791, in Sheepshed, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Merriman, was 25 and his mother, Martha Mills, was 21. He married Susannah Badcock about 12 June 1828, in Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died about March 1847, in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

William Merriman
1791–1847
Susannah Badcock
1802–1868
Marriage: about 12 June 1828
Alfred Merriman
1829–1894
Catherine Merriman
1836–1917
Elizabeth Ann Merriman
1838–
Edwin Merriman
1841–1848
Jane Merriman
1836–
Walter Leonard Merriman
1845–

Spouse and Children

    Male1791–1847Male

    Susannah Badcock

    Female1802–1868Female

MARRIAGE
about 12 June 1828
Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    Alfred Merriman

    Male1829–1894Male

    Jane Merriman

    Female1836–Female

    Catherine Merriman

    Female1836–1917Female

    Elizabeth Ann Merriman

    Female1838–Female

    Edwin Merriman

    Male1841–1848Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 10

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 17

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 24

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname, an elaborated form of Merry 1.2 Irish: Anglicized form of an unidentified Gaelic name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Merriman, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Merriman in entry for Walter Leonard Merriman, "England, Middlesex, Westminster, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • William in entry for Jane Merriman, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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