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Deacon Joseph Meriam
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1709
Concord
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 5, 1797
Grafton
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Joseph Mer(r)iam was the son of Joseph Merriam (1677-1750) and his wife Dorothy Brooks Meriam (1685-1774) of Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. He married twice. His first wife was Ruth Hunt (1713-1749), daughter of John and Mary Brown Hunt of Concord. Eight children were born to this union: Joseph (b. 1734), Ruth (b. 1736), Hannah (b. 1738), Mary (b. 1740), Ruth (b. 1741), Mary (b. 1743), Timothy (b. 1746), and Elisabeth (b. 1747/48). Ruth Mer(r)iam died in 1749. On December 26, 1754 Joseph remarried Hannah Paul Wadsworth (1718-1794), widow of David Wadsworth, in Grafton, Worcester Co., MA. The couple had one child: Anna (b. 1758).



 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Meriam (1677 - 1750)
  Dorothy Brooks Hunt (1686 - 1774)
 
 Spouses:
  Ruth Hunt Meriam (1714 - 1749)*
  Hannah Paul Wadsworth Meriam (1718 - 1794)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Meriam (1734 - 1814)*
  Hannah Merriam Grout (1738 - 1811)*
  Ruth Merriam Harrington (1741 - 1818)*
  Timothy Merriam (1746 - 1829)*
  Elizabeth Merriam Stow (1748 - 1776)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Merriam Hunt (1707 - 1790)*
  Joseph Meriam (1709 - 1797)
  Samuel Meriam (1712 - 1769)*
  Nathan Meriam (1720 - 1782)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN Memory of / Deacon Joseph Meriam / who died / May 5th 1797 / AEtatis 88/ ...


 
Burial:
Old Oak Street Burial Ground
Grafton
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: John W. Coffey
Originally Created by: Jennifer White
Record added: Jun 14, 2008
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