John Merrick

1851–Male
Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Merrick was born in 1851, in Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Merrick, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Windridge, was 28. He married Sarah Grimes in 1871, in Dadlington, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

John Merrick
1851–
Sarah Grimes
1849–
Marriage: 1871
Eliza Merrick
1870–
Jane Merrick
1879–
Isabella Merrick
1872–
George Merrick
1877–
Mary Ann Merrick
1877–
Eliza Merrick
1880–
Amelia Marrick
1882–
Rhoada Merrick
1884–
John Merricks
1887–
Harrold Merrick
1897–

Spouse and Children

    Male1851–Male

    Sarah Grimes

    Female1849–Female

MARRIAGE
1871
Dadlington, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Eliza Merrick

    Female1870–Female

    Isabella Merrick

    Female1872–Female

    George Merrick

    Male1877–Male

    Mary Ann Merrick

    Female1877–Female

    Jane Merrick

    Female1879–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 29

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Welsh personal name Meurig, a form of Maurice, Latin Mauritius ( see Morris ).2 English: from an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, composed of the Germanic elements meri, mari ‘fame’ + rīc ‘power’.3 Scottish: habitational name from a place near Minigaff in the county of Dumfries and Galloway, so called from Gaelic meurach ‘branch or fork of a road or river’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Merrick, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • John Merrick in entry for George Merrick, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Merrick in entry for Isabella Merrick, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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