|Birth: ||Jul. 24, 1757|
New Jersey, USA
North Carolina, USA
Pvt Continental Line Revolutionary War
Husband of Catherine Rhodes
Father of John Merrill (1793-1876), William Merrell, Sarah Garron, Jacob Merrell, Andrew Merrell, Susannah Owens, Mary Maxwell, Elizabeth Roberts, Catherine Edney, Nancy Patton, and Joseph Merrell
My GGGG grandfather
John Merrell`s Will
from ALOB, Vol.VII #2, p. 86-14:
"p. 28. 12 April 1833. I John Merrell, being in a low state of health, but in possession of a sound mind & memory. First I desire that all my just debts be paid from the estate. Unto my companion Catherine Merrell one rone mare, Saddle and bridle.
Unto my chn. noe[sic] living and also my wife Catherine I will an equal distribution of all my estate when it is sold, also debts collected divided as follows: My wife Catherine, My daughter Sarah Garron, My son Jacob and Andrew Merrell, my dtr. Susannah Owens, my John Merrell who I wish to have $100. more than the rest of the heirs, then an equal share. My dtr. Mary Maxwell, Elizabeth Roberts and Catherine Edney and Nancy Patton and my son Joseph Merrell.
To my grandson Abner Merrell the only heir of my son William Merrell, decd. I will one dollar..
I appoint my sons Jacob Merrell & Joseph Merrell my executors..
Wit; James Brevard & A. Henry..
Signed John X Merrell.. Proved
on oath of James Brevard & recorded.. Jacob & Joseph Merrell executors was sworn January 1834..."
John Merill Pension Application
JOHN MERRILL - Born 1757 in New Jersey ... enlisted in 1778 in Guilford County, NC under Captain Enoch Davis, General Rutherford, etc., and was in the battles of Briar Creek and against the Tories and Indians, etc., and was wounded in the head.
In 1853 he was living in Buncombe County, NC. He was a brother of Benjamin Merrill b.1752.
Mary Cornell Merrell (1724 - 1813)
Catherine Rhodes Merrill (1760 - 1820)*
John Merrill (1793 - 1876)*
Catherine Margaret Merrell Edney (1800 - 1871)*
Benjamin Merrill (1752 - 1836)*
Daniel Merrell (1755 - 1844)*
John Merrill (1757 - 1833)
Merrill Patton Family Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Cherry Reynolds Solly
Record added: Nov 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22861124