When Sally Merry was born about 1810, her father, John Merry, was 26 and her mother, Clarinda Davis, was 22. She married Harvey Norton about 1830, in German, Chenango, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 6 October 1839, in Spafford, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Spafford, Onondaga, New York, United States.
English: nickname from Middle English merie, mirie, murie ‘merry, pleasant’ (Old English myrge). Compare Merriman .
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mearadhaigh, Ó Meardha ‘descendant of Mearadhach, a descendant of Meardha’, personal names derived from an adjective meaning ‘lively, wild, or high-spirited’. Where Irish dh has been Anglicized as g, there is possible confusion with Merrick .
French: variant of Mery 1.