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Deacon Abraham Merrill

Male 1636 - 1722  (~ 86 years)


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  • Name Abraham Merrill 
    Born About 1636  [1, 2
    Occupation say 1656 (Age 20)  [2
    Married 18 Jan 1661 (Age 25)  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Freeman 30 Sep 1662 (Age 26)  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    History 1678  [1
    He took the Oath of Allegiance. 
    Offices Held 1679 (Age 43)  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Offices Held 1684 (Age 48)  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    History 1690  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    When Indian danger was immanent, the selectman of Newbury ordered his house to be designated a garrison house, and fortified. 
    Married Sep 1713 (Age 77)  [2
    Died 28 Nov 1722  [2
    Siblings 5 Siblings 
    Person ID I18373 
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2019 

    Father Nathaniel Merrill,   c. 4 May 1601, Wherstead, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1654/55, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Susannah,   b. 1599, Ipswich, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1672/73, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married After 16 Mar 1625 
    Age at Marriage Nathaniel was 23 years - Susannah was est 26 years. (Were Married 30 years). 
    Family ID F1344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jan 1661 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 30 Sep 1662 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1679 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1684 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 1690 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, (Providence, Rhode Island: Snow & Farnham, 1897).

    2. [S809] Merrill, Samuel. A Merrill Memorial, An Account of the Descendants of Nathaniel Merrill, An Early Settler of Newbury, Massachusetts, (Cambridge, Massachusetts: by author, 1928).

    3. [S638] Coffin, Joshua. A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport and West Newbury, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1845).