Henry Merry

1873–1953 (Age 80)
Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

Henry Merry was born in 1873, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Eliza Merry. He married Eveline Gertrude Maria Muggleton on 17 January 1892, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1953, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Henry Merry
1873–1953
Eveline Gertrude Maria Muggleton
1874–1954
Marriage: 17 January 1892
Laura Merry
1893–
Harry Merry
1893–1980
Albert Merry
1896–
Annie Merry
1897–
Horace Frank Merry
1899–1918
Ethel Merry
1900–1976
Charles Merry
1906–
Mabel Evelyn Merry
1907–
Edna Mary Merry
1910–
Stanley John Merry
1911–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 January 1892
Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Laura Merry

    Female1893–Female

    Male1893–1980Male

    Albert Merry

    Male1896–Male

    Annie Merry

    Female1897–Female

    Horace Frank Merry

    Male1899–1918Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Eliza Merry

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 11

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 31

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with a blithe or happy disposition, from Middle English merry ‘lively’, ‘cheerful’ (Old English myr(i)ge ‘pleasant’, ‘agreeable’).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mearadhaigh, Ó Meardha ‘descendant of Mearadhach’, ‘descendant of Meardha’, personal names derived from an adjective meaning ‘lively’, ‘wild’, ‘wanton’.3 French: from a vernacular form of the personal name Médéric, derived from a Germanic personal name conposed of mecht ‘strength’, ‘might’ + rīc ‘power’; ‘ruler’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Merry in entry for Albert Merry, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984"
  • Harry Merry in entry for Annie Merry, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984"
  • Henry Merry in entry for Ethel Merry, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984"

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