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Capt. Nathaniel Merriman

Male Abt 1613 - 1694  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Capt. Nathaniel Merriman  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1613  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Feb 1694  Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I1529  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2016 

    Father George Merriman,   d. 1655, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan,   b. Abt 1628,   d. 8 Dec 1709, Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Hannah Merriman,   b. 16 May 1651, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F2666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was never married to an Abigail Olney. See The American Genealogist 9:91, 1932.

      Emigrated 1632, first in Boston, then New Haven 1640-70, then one of the principal founders of Wallingford, Connecticut.

      Served in the Pequot War of 1637. Ensign of the New Haven company, lieutenant of that in Wallingford, and was appointed a Captain to recruit troops for King Philip's War in 1675.

      Town clerk of Wallingford for eight years, selectman for five years, and nine times a deputy from Wallingford to the General Court.

  • Sources 
    1. [S184] Genealogy of the Ives Family: Including a History of the Early Settlements and the Movement from Quinnipiac to the Black River, by Arthur Coon Ives. Watertown, New York, 1932.

    2. [S185] Families of Ancient New Haven, originally published as New Haven Genealogical Magazine, vols. I-VIII, compiled by Donald Lines Jacobus. Rome, New York: Clarence D. Smith, 1923-1932.

    3. [S721] Reunion of Descendants of Nathaniel Merriman at Wallingford, Conn. June 4, 1913, with a Merriman genealogy for five generations, by Donald Lines Jacobus. New Have, Connecticut: 1914.

    4. [S1051] History of Wallingford, Connecticut from its Settlement in 1670 to the Present Time by Charles Henry Stanley Davis, M.D. Meriden, Connecticut: 1870.