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Benjamin Merrill
Birth: Dec. 2, 1752
Hopewell
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: May 10, 1836
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

PVT CONTINENTAL LINE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

Husband of Penelope Merrill married 04 Feb 1778 North Carolina

Father of Nancy, William, Jain, Nimrod, Penelope, Eli, Mary, Jemima, Elizabeth, Benjamin, Charity, Rachel, David, Jonathan & Levi John Merrill

Brother of John Merrill 1757-1833

My 4th Great Grand Uncle

Revolutionary War Pension

BENJAMIN MERRILL - Born Dec. 2, 1752 in Hopewell Township, Hunterton County, NJ. Enlisted in 1776 in Guilford County, North Carolina. Later that year he moved to York District, South Carolina and in 1780 returned to Guilford (later Randolph) County, North Carolina and enlisted there under John Collier, Captain John Anderson in York County, South Carolina and Major Turnbull, and saw service against the Tories, Cherokees, Briar Creek, Cowpens, etc.,
In 1798 he moved to Cane Creek in Buncombe County where he was living in 1833. John Merrill, a brother and also a soldier testified to his service.

A special thanks to David Gillespie for the photos and directions to the cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Mary Cornell Merrell (1724 - 1813)
 
 Spouse:
  Penelope Merrill Merrill (1759 - 1830)*
 
 Children:
  William M. Merrell (1781 - 1858)*
  Eli Merrell (1787 - 1849)*
  Charity Merrill McCrary (1797 - 1870)*
  Jonathan Merrell (1801 - 1874)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Merrill (1752 - 1836)
  Daniel Merrell (1755 - 1844)*
  John Merrill (1757 - 1833)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Merrill Patton Family Cemetery
Fairview
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Cherry Reynolds Solly
Record added: Nov 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23158744
Benjamin Merrill
Added by: David Gillespie
 
Benjamin Merrill
Added by: Gary Merrill
 
Benjamin Merrill
Added by: Molly Brown
 
 
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