Died "in the 64th yr of his age". Husband of Jane Merritt. He was a Private in Captain James Cumings Company of Mounted Infantry, Colonel Samuel Bunche's Regiment of East Tennessee Militia during the War of 1812.
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I am a descendant of James Merritt. George Merritt's brother. James' son Edward lived in Hamilton Co. Indiana. Edward and Martha Leemon are buried across the county line in Tipton County, IN. -
Brian D Henry Added: Mar. 1, 2013