Merriman Landrum Crick

Brief Life History of Merriman Landrum

When Merriman Landrum Crick was born on 18 December 1838, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, his father, John William Crick, was 39 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Landrum, was 41. He married Virginia Catharine Winsett on 14 November 1854. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 8 June 1902, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Merriman Landrum Crick
1838–1902
Virginia Catharine Winsett
1836–1870
Marriage: 14 November 1854
William Andrew Crick
1855–1929
John Garrett Crick
1858–1942
James H Crick
1860–1870
Jonas Archie Crick
1862–
Frank M Crick
1865–1925
Charles Reuben Landrum Crick
1869–1940

Sources (21)

  • M L Crick, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Merriman Crick, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Kentucky, U.S., Death Records, 1852-1965

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

1861

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Crick in Northamptonshire, from Celtic creig ‘rock, cliff’.

English: occasionally a topographic name for someone who lived by an inlet, from a Middle English borrowing of Old Norse kriki.

Possibly also an Americanized form of any of the German and Dutch surnames mentioned at Creek 3.

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

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