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James Aaron Merritt
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Birth: 1858
Death: Jan. 21, 1899
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA

MERRITT
On January 27, 1899, at 4:45 A.M., JAMES A., aged 40 years, beloved husband of Ellen Jane Merritt.
Second son of the late Thomas H. and Eliza A. Merritt, of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

O, how sweet it will be in that beautiful land,
So free from all sorrow and pain.
With songs on our lips and harps in our hands,
To meet one another again.

The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Patapsco M. E. Church, Baltimore County, Maryland, this Monday, January 23, at 2:30 P.M.

Baltimore Sun, 1/23/1899

The funeral of Mr. James A. Merritt took place yesterda afternoon from his residence in Patapsco Neck, near Bear Creek. Services were conducted by Rev. W.W. Barnes, Pastor of the Canton Street Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. W. F. Roberts assisted at the Patapsco Methodist Episcopal Church.
The pallbearers were H. F. Hopkins, P. W. Stansbury, George L. Stansbury, John P. Gray, H. Eiglehart and H. C. Hudson. The interment was made in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Baltimore Sun, 1/24/1899 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Henry Merritt (1811 - 1873)
  Eliza Ann Hawkins Merritt (1821 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Jane Merritt (1855 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Eliza Colgate Merritt (1890 - 1982)*
  George Henry Merritt (1896 - 1896)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Merritt (1851 - 1915)*
  Margaret Ellen Merritt (1852 - 1946)*
  Joseph Hawkins Merritt (1853 - 1944)*
  Rachel Elizabeth Merritt (1855 - 1946)*
  Sarah Rebecca Hutson (1857 - 1946)*
  James Aaron Merritt (1858 - 1899)
  Samuel Hawkins Merritt (1861 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Eastpoint
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: dianne p.
Record added: Nov 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100872276
James Aaron Merritt
Added by: dianne p.
 
James Aaron Merritt
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