The Culverhouse Family

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  • ID: I01554
  • Name: John Merriman 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1614 in England
  • Death: BEF 10 NOV 1680 in Lancaster County, Virginia
  • Note: John and his brother James came to Virginia in 1635. He returned to England to marry Audrey Heynes, bringing her to Virginia in 1649. He purchased land in Lancaster County on 14 November 1649. He appears in the Tax Levy of 1654, with the notation "2 persons". His home was the site of one of the first divorce trials in the county on 6 August 1656, between the marriage of John and Mary Smith was voided. John was Constable and a Justice in Lancaster county in 1664, and Church Warden of St. Mary's Parish.



    Father: Thomas Merriman b: 1590 in Newbury, Berkshire, England
    Mother: Alice Russell b: in England

    Marriage 1 Audrey Heynes b: ABT 1627 in England
    • Married: ABT 1650
    Children
    1. Has No Children John Merriman b: in Lancaster County, Virginia
    2. Has No Children William Merriman b: BEF 1652 in Lancaster County, Virginia
    3. Has No Children Elizabeth Merriman b: ABT 1652 in Lancaster County, Virginia
    4. Has Children Charles Merryman b: 1657 in Lancaster County, Virginia

    Sources:
    1. Title: Merrymans (Merrimans) and Tracys (Traceys): Pioneer Community Builders....
      Author: Elsie Howlett Tracy
      Publication: La Jolla CA: E. H. Tracy, 1976
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: pp. 1, 2
      Text: "John Merriman".
    2. Title: Merryman Family
      Author: Francis B. Culver
      Publication: Maryland Historical Magazine. Vol. X . Baltimore: The Maryland Historical Society, 1915
      Repository:
      Media: Magazine
      Page: pp. 177- 178
      Text: "John Merryman" died before "10 Nov., 1680".
    3. Title: Millennium File
      Publication: Provo, UT: Heritage Consulting, 2003
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Text: "John Merryman" born "est 1620" died "Bef 1680".
    4. Title: Maryland Genealogies
      Publication: Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: Vol. II, pp. 209- 210
      Text: "John Merryman" died "prior to 1680".

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