Saturday, June 2, 2018

Surname Saturday - MERRIAM (England to colonial Massachusetts)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  


I am working in the 9th great-grandmothers by Ahnentafel number, and I am up to Ancestor #2121 who is Mary MERRIAM (1630-1721). 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 9th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts.]

My ancestral line back through two generations in this MERRIAM family line is:


1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

16. Isaac Seaver (1823-1901)
17. Lucretia Townsend Smith (1827-1884)

32. Benjamin Seaver (1791-1825)
33. Abigail Gates (1797-1869)

66.  Nathan Gates (1767-1830)

67.  Abigail Knowlton (1774-1855)

132.  Simon Gates (1739-1803)
133.  Susanna Reed (1745-1833)

264.  Amos Gates (1706-1783)
265.  Mary Hubbard (1712-1754)


530.  Samuel Hubbard (1687-1753)
531.  Sarah Clark (1681-1720)

1060.  Jonathan Hubbard (1659-1728)
1061.  Hannah Rice (1658-1747)

2120.  John Hubbard, born 1630 in England; died before August 1702 in Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 4240. George Hubbard and 4241. Mary LNU.  He married about 1649.
2121.  Mary Merriam, born about. 1630 in Hadlow, Kent, England; died 08 March 1721 in Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of John Hubbard and Mary Merriam are:
*  Mary Hubbard (1651-1662).
*  John Hubbard (1655-1748), married 1676 Mary Wright (1663-1741).
*  Hannah Hubbard (1656-1662).
Jonathan Hubbard (1659-1728), married 1681 Hannah Rice (1658-1741).
*  Daniel Hubbard (1661-1744), married 1683 Esther Rice (1665-1738).
*  Mercy Hubbard (1664-????), married 1685 Jonathan Boardman (1660-1712).
*  Isaac Hubbard (1667-1750), married 1692 Anna Warner (1669-1750).
*  Mary Hubbard (1669-1754), married Daniel Warner (1666-1754).
*  Sarah Hubbard (1672-1754), married 1698 Samuel Cowles (1673-1750).

4242.  George Merriam, born about 1602 in Hadlow, Kent, England; died 29 December 1675 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 8484. William Merriam and 8485. Sarah Burges.  He married 16 October 1627 in Tonbridge, Kent, England.
4243.  Susan Raven, born about 1606 in Kent, England; died 08 October 1675 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of George Merriam and Susan Raven are:
Mary Merriam (1630-1721), married (1) 1649 John Hubbard (1630-1702); (2) 1705 Sampson Mason.
*  Samuel Merriam (1643-1705), married 1669 Elizabeth Townsend (1648-1705).

Information about this Merriam family was obtained from:

*  
Charles Henry Pope, Merriam Genealogy in England and America (Boston Mass. : n.p., 1906).

I have done no original research on this Merriam line.  

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1 comment:

Debbie Jorgenson said...

Looks like we are cousins. I too am descended from George Merriam and Susan Raven (8th great grandparents) through their daughter Hannah who married Henry Axtell.