James Meyrick

15 January 1796–11 May 1871 (Age 75)
Knighton on Teme, Worcestershire, England

The Life Summary of James

When James Meyrick was born on 15 January 1796, in Knighton on Teme, Worcestershire, England, his father, Thomas Meyrick Jr, was 34 and his mother, Susanah Cowley, was 26. He married Elizabeth Ann Bumford on 3 August 1817, in Bettws Cedewain, Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Burford, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 11 May 1871, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Meyrick
Elizabeth Ann Bumford
Marriage: 3 August 1817
Benjamin Meyrick
Mary Ann Meyrick
James Meyrick
James Meyrick
Jane Priest Meyrick
Thomas Meyrick
John Meyrick
John Thomas Meyrick
Susannah Meyrick
George William Merrick
Frederick Meyrick

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 August 1817Bettws Cedewain, Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 1
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    Age 19
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 27
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: see Merrick .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Story Highlight


    James Meyrick was born on 15 January 1796 in Knighton on Teme, Worcestershire, England to Thomas and Susannah Cowley. He was the eighth of sixteen children, eleven girls and five boys. He was christe …

    Sources (52)

    • James Meyrick, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Jas Meyrick, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James Merrick in entry for John Merrick, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"

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