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Nathaniel1 and His Sons
Part II
First Generation
Second Generation

A Merrill Memorial

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    Samuel Merrill, 1928, reprint 1983

27 - Third Generation, p 205-6

   Thomas3 MERRILL (Abel2) - was born 1 Jan. 1678/9, in Newbury, Mass., and died 18 Sept. 1756, in South Hampton, N.H. (See page 107)He lived in Salisbury, Mass., near the place where the chain bridge over the Merrimack was later erected ("Cordwainer"). In 1716 he removed to South Hampton, or to that part of Salisbury which by the establishment of the line between the two Provinoes in 1741 became South Hampton. He married, 16 Mar. 1704/5, in Newbury, Judith Kent, daughter of John and Sarah (Woodman) Kent of Newbury, who was born in 1682, and died 2 Sept. 1751, in South Hampton. Children:

  
i.   Judith4, b. 14 Sept. 1706, in Newbury; d. 8 Oct.
       1775, in South Hampton; m. 2 May, 1728, in
   Salisbury, Jonathan Flanders, son of John and Elizabeth
   (Sergeant) Flanders of Salisbury, who
   was b. 22 Oct. 1705; lived South Hampton.
   Children:
      Abra, b. 9 June, 1729; m. John Welch; lived         (Flanders)
         East Kingston, Canterbury and Sanbornton,
         N.H.
      Merrill, b. 24 May, 1731; d. unm. aged 95, in
         Hopkinton, N.H.
      Parker, b. 13 June, 1733; d. aged 86; lived
         South Hampton.
      Judith, b. 1735; m. Daniel Jones.
      Christopher, b. 1737; d. aged 45; married,
         and lived in South Hampton.
      Tamzen, b. 1739; m. Jacob Jones.
      Jonathan, b. 3 May, 1741; d. aged 90; married,
         and lived in Kensington, N.H.
      Nathaniel, b. 1743.
      Hannah, b. 1745; d. unm.
      Richard-Currier, b. 1748; d. 1801; married;
         family lived in Hopkinton, N.H.
  
   111   ii. Nathaniel4, b. 16 Feb. 1707/8; d. 17 Oct. 1754.
 
   112 iii. Abel4, b. 28 Aug. 1709; d. Apr. 1791.
 
   113 iv. Thomas4, b. 5 Jan. 1710/11; d. 11 Jan. 1801.
 
  v. Sarah4, b. 14 July, 1712; m. 25 Nov. 1731, Richard
       Currier, son of Richard Currier of Amesbury;
   he was b. 12 Feb. 1708, and d. in 1768; lived
   South Hampton. Children:
      Sarah, b. 1732; d. 1735.
      Richard, b. 1733; d. 1735.                                  (Currier)
      Judith, b. 1736.
      Nathan, b. 1737; m. Miriam Hoyt.
      Harriet, b. 1739.
      Richard, b. 1742; d. young.
      James, b. 1744; m. Mary Bartlett.
      Hannah, b. 1746; m. Batchelder.
      Ruth, b. 1749; m. Robert Stuart.
      Barnard, b. 1752; m. Abigail
      John, b. 1753; m. Betsey Bartlett.
      Richard, b. 1754; m. Mary Currier, dau. of Challis
         Currier; four children.
 
  vi. Nathan4, b. 31 Jan. 1713/14; d. unm. 24 Nov. 1736.
 
   114 vii. Joseph4, b. 12 May, 1716; d. 25 Nov. 1772.
 
  viii.     Hannah4, b. 26 Oct. 1717; d. 2 Feb. 1719/20.
 
   115 ix. James4, b. 6 May, 1719; d. 1798.
 
  x. Hannah4, b. 20 July, 1720; d. 22 Aug. 1757; m. 26
       Feb. 1743/4, Anthony Morse of Falmouth, Me.
 
   116 xi. Eliphalet4, b. 14 Feb. 1722/3; d. 11 Apr. 1803.
 
  xii. Ruth4, b. 25 Sept. 1724; m. 28 Sept. 1743, Philip
       Currier; lived South Hampton.

 

Facsimile of signature of Thomas3 Merrill. (From his will, dated 1 Feb. 1749.)

   Thomas3 Merrill lived on the shore of the Merrimack, opposite Deer Island. Deer Island was conveyed to Thomas3 Merrill by deed dated 11 Jan. 1706/7. (Deed recorded book 21, page 93.) Thomas3 Merrill sold the island in 1727 (book 83, page 286). - See Currier, "Ould Newbury." p. 222.

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