Gustavus Horace Merriman

6 April 1849–18 October 1911 (Age 62)
Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Gustavus Horace

When Gustavus Horace Merriman was born on 6 April 1849, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Harlow Merriman, was 26 and his mother, Jane Hall, was 24. He married Julia Ann Pardee in 1875, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and North Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1880. He died on 18 October 1911, in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Lime Rock, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

Photos & Memories (6)

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Family Time Line

Gustavus Horace Merriman
1849–1911
Julia Ann Pardee
1854–1936
Marriage: 1875
Minnie Merriman
1875–1875
Harlow James Merriman
1879–1938
Nellie Mae Merriman
1881–1967
Libbie E Merriman
1883–1891
Laura M Merriman
1886–1951
Martin Pardee Merriman
1889–1958
Louis Merriman
1891–
Sadie Candus Merriman
1894–1943
Hattie Hazel Merriman
1896–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1875
Connecticut, United States
children

(9)

    Minnie Merriman

    Female1875–1875Female

    Harlow James Merriman

    Male1879–1938Male

    Female1881–1967Female

    Libbie E Merriman

    Female1883–1891Female

    Female1886–1951Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Harlow Merriman

    Male1822–1900Male

    Jane Hall

    Female1824–1909Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1849–1911Male

    Roser D Merriman

    Male1850–1858Male

    Esther Catherine Merriman

    Female1852–1929Female

    James Merriman

    Male1854–1927Male

    Edward J Merriman

    Male1858–1932Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 17

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname, an elaborated form of Merry 1.2 Irish: Anglicized form of an unidentified Gaelic name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gustave Mernin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gustavus Merarina, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gustavus Merriman in household of Chal R Rockwell, "United States Census, 1870"

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