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Peyton Manson Merriman
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1806
Tennessee, USA
Death: May, 1856
Vermillion County
Indiana, USA

Peyton Manson Merriman was buried in Carmack Cemetery, Newport, Vermillion County, Indiana

Biographical and Historical Record of Vermillion County, Indiana; 1888; Lewis Publishing Co., Chicago page 412
Payton M. Merriman, deceased, was one of the enterprising farmers of the early days of Vermillion County. He was born in Tennessee, January 16, 1806, a son of Jesse and Mary Merriman, and when a young man came to Indiana, and settled in Vermillion County. He owned at his death ninety-nine acres on Section 9, Vermillion Township, and eighty acres on another section. He died in May 1856, leaving many friends to mourn his loss. He was married September 8, 1831, in Tennessee, to Anna Campbell, who was born January 16, 1808, and died September 8, 1839. To them were born five children Mary E., wife of James Horlin; Jane, widow of William Nichols; Martha deceased; Matilda, wife of Eldridge Horlin; and Rachel, deceased. April 5, 1840, Mr. Merriman married Julia A. Sears, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Hoffstetten) Sears, natives of Kentucky. They had a family of five children Isabel, Amanda, John M., R. T. and Bruce E. Amanda married Allen Frazier and has two children Ure M., and James H. Bruce married Alice Rice, and has two children Collett and Jessie. John M. resides on the homestead with his mother, and has charge of the farm, which contains ninety acres of valuable land. In politics Mr. Merriman was a Democrat. He and his wife were among the first members of the Methodist church in Vermillion County 
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  Julia Ann Sears Merriman (1819 - 1897)
  Anna Campbell Merriman (1808 - 1839)*
  Mary E. Merriman Harlan (1832 - 1916)*
  Jane Merriman Nichols (1835 - ____)*
  Matilda Merriman Harlan (1838 - 1918)*
  Josephine Isabel Merriman (1846 - 1925)*
  Amanda Merriman Frazer (1848 - 1891)*
  John M. Merriman (1850 - 1920)*
  Bruce E. Merriman (1855 - 1928)*
*Calculated relationship
Carmack Cemetery
Vermillion County
Indiana, USA
Created by: PJS
Record added: Dec 03, 2011
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Peyton Manson Merriman
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