1480. John11 Merriam (William12 , Joseph13 Merriam, William14) was born in Lynn, Essex, MA 25 April 1671. John died 11 October 1754 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT, at 83 years of age.

He married Rebecca Sharp 1693 in Lynn, Essex, MA. Rebecca was born 26 March 1671 in Lynn, Essex, MA. Rebecca was the daughter of Nathaniel Sharp and Rebecca Marshall [Twin]. Rebecca died 30 April 1751 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT, at 80 years of age.

John Merriam and Rebecca Sharp had the following children:

child 1481 i. Baby Boy10 Merriam was born in Lynn, Essex, MA 25 March 1695. Baby died 25 March 1695 at less than one year of age.

child 1482 ii. Merriman was born in Lynn, Essex, MA 1695.

child 1483 iii. Nathaniel Merriam was born in Lynn, Essex, MA 26 March 1696. Nathaniel died 1774 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT, at 78 years of age. He married Elizabeth Hull 12 November 1723 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Elizabeth was born 8 April 1698 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Elizabeth was the daughter of Benjamin Hull and Elizabeth Andrews. Elizabeth died 11 June 1767 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT, at 69 years of age.

child 1484 iv. John Merriam was born in Lynn, Essex, MA 26 October 1697. John died 26 May 1772 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT, at 74 years of age. He married Mary Merriman 21 April 1725 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Mary was born 15 March 1705 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Mary was the daughter of John Merriman and Elizabeth Peck. Mary died 23 May 1732 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT, at 27 years of age.

child 1485 v. William Merriam was born in Lynn, Essex, MA 9 April 1700. William died 4 October 1751 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT, at 51 years of age. He married Ruth Hart 24 March 1726 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Ruth was born 13 August 1704 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Ruth was the daughter of Hawkins Hart and Sarah Royce. Ruth died 4 November 1784 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT, at 80 years of age.

child 1486 vi. Rebecca Merriam was born in Lynn, Essex, MA 26 March 1702. Rebecca died 25 April 1727 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT, at 25 years of age. She married Benjamin Ives 17 January 1723 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Benjamin was born about 1700.

child + 925 vii. Joseph Merriam Sgt. was born 29 March 1704.

child 1487 viii. Ruth Merriam was born in Cheshire, New Haven, CT 12 February 1706. Ruth died 4 July 1776 in Cheshire, New Haven, CT, at 70 years of age. She married twice. She married Josiah Robinson 29 March 1725 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Josiah was born about 1705. She married Caleb Hull 2 February 1768 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Caleb was born 4 February 1695/1696 in Derby, New Haven, CT. Caleb was the son of Joseph Hull and Mary Nichols. Caleb died 8 September 1789 in Cheshire, New Haven, CT, at 93 years of age.

child 1488 ix. Abigail Merriam was born in Lynn, Essex, MA 14 August 1708. Abigail died 6 April 1799 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT, at 90 years of age. She married Thomas Dutton 6 May 1729 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Thomas was born about 1705.

child 1489 x. Susanna Merriam was born in Lynn, Essex, MA 10 November 1710. Susanna died 23 February 1736 at 25 years of age. She married Hawkins Hart 30 November 1731 in Wallingford, New Haven, CT. Hawkins was born about 1700.

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