Daniel Merrick

1759–22 December 1821 (Age 63)
Oblong MM, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Merrick was born in 1759, in Oblong MM, Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, Ebenezer Merrick, was 31 and his mother, Hannah Fuller, was 25. He married Mabel Dewey on 18 October 1784, in Hampden, Hampden, Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 22 December 1821, in Pawlet, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Old Pawlet Cemetery, Pawlet, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Daniel Merrick
Mabel Dewey
Marriage: 18 October 1784
Josiah Merrick
Eleanor Merrick
Daniel Merrick
Eunice Merrick
Mary Merrick
Samuel Merrick
Abigail Merrick
Margaret Merrick
Clark Reid Merrick
Harriet Merrick

Spouse and Children

18 October 1784
Hampden, Hampden, Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 17

New York is the 11th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 35

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Myrick, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Daniel Myrick, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Daniel Myrick, "Find A Grave Index"

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