Robert Merriam Jr.

18 July 1703–30 June 1713 (Age 9)
Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Merriam Jr. was born on 18 July 1703, in Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Robert Merriam, was 36 and his mother, Abigail Cutler, was 28. He died on 30 June 1713, in his hometown, at the age of 9, and was buried in Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Merriam
1667–1718
Abigail Cutler
1674–1717
Ensign Joseph Meriam
1697–1745
Abigail Merriam
1698–1768
Hannah Merriam
1701–1769
Robert Merriam Jr.
1703–1713
Jonathan Meriam
1705–1738
Dr. Hezekiah Merriam
1707–1803
Sarah Merriam
1710–1713
Mary Meriam
1712–1781
Sarah Merriam
1716–1786

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place called Meryham, apparently in east Sussex but now lost. The placename may derive from Old English myrig ‘merry, pleasant’ + hām ‘village, homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’.

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

Sources (4)

  • Robert Merriam, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Robert Mirriam, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Robert Meriam, "Find A Grave Index"

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