Albert William Merriam

26 August 1872–20 July 1919 (Age 46)
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Albert William

When Albert William Merriam was born on 26 August 1872, his father, Abel Merriam, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Emma Brown, was 29. He married Ada Laura Leland on 10 June 1903, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 8 years. He died on 20 July 1919, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 46.

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Albert William Merriam
Ada Laura Leland
Marriage: 10 June 1903
Junia William Merriam
Philip Edward Merriam

Spouse and Children

10 June 1903
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

Age 14

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Merriams in Leeds, Kent.

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

Sources (3)

  • Albert W Merriam, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert W Merriam in household of Abel Merriam, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Albert William Mernain, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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