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John Merrill

Male 1599 - 1673  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name John Merrill 
    Christened 16 Aug 1599  Wherstead, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Land 1636  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    John Merrill was granted land in 1636 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. He surrendered the land upon his removal to Newbury. 
    History 1638  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    John Merrill was admitted as a freeholder. 
    Freeman 13 May 1640  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Office Held 1665  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was elected a Selectman. 
    Office Held 1668  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was appointed the Surveyor of Highways. 
    Religion 1670  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    John Merrill joined the Newbury Church. 
    Will 8 Sep 1670  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Inventory Sep 1673  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    John's estate was inventoried and valued at £379 12/. 
    Died 12 Sep 1673  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Probate/Proved 30 Sep 1673  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I1267  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2018 

    Father Nathaniel Merrill 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Blacksoll,   bur. 01 May 1624, Wherstead, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 27 Feb 1592/93  Belstead, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1682, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Yes, date unknown  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Children 
    +1. Hannah Merrill,   b. 1622, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1662, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 16 Aug 1599 - Wherstead, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - John Merrill was granted land in 1636 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. He surrendered the land upon his removal to Newbury. - 1636 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - John Merrill was admitted as a freeholder. - 1638 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 13 May 1640 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was elected a Selectman. - 1665 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was appointed the Surveyor of Highways. - 1668 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - John Merrill joined the Newbury Church. - 1670 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 8 Sep 1670 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - John's estate was inventoried and valued at £379 12/. - Sep 1673 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Sep 1673 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 30 Sep 1673 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S809] Merill, Samuel. A Merrill Memorial, An Account of the Descendants of Nathaniel Merrill, An Early Settler of Newbury, Massachusetts, (Cambridge, Massachusetts: by author, 1928).

    2. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts 1900, (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

    3. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, Reprint 1897, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982).

    4. [S638] Coffin, Joshua. A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport and West Newbury, 1845 Reprint, (Hampton, New Hampshire: Peter E. Randall, 1977).