John Merrihew[1]

Male 1779 - 1863  (83 years)


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  • Name John Merrihew 
    Born 16 Jul 1779  Old Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name spelled 'Marihue' on the 1790 Federal Census

      John Marihue
      State: NY
      Year: 1790
      County: Dutchess
      Township: Northeast
      Roll: M637_6
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jul 1863  Smyrna, Chenango County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Jul 1863  Riverview Cemetary, Norwich, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3374  32 Generations
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2007 

    Father Amos Merrihew, ARW,   b. 2 Sep 1738, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1794, Nine Partners, Dutchess County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Spooner,   b. 28 Feb 1737/8, Dartmouth, Bristol County Ma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1798, Nine Partners Patent, Dutchess County North Y. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1762  Dartmouth, Bristol County Ma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Phebe Wright,   b. 16 Feb 1781, Stanford Township, Dutchess County North Y., United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1843, Norwich, Chenango County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1799  Stanford Township, Dutchess County North Y., United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alden Merrihew,   b. 6 Sep 1799, Stanford, Dutchess County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1884, North Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F2803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • John merrihew was in the 4th generation of decent from josiah merrihew and through his paternal grandmother, 7th in decent from francis cooke of the mayflower. He was son of amos and elizabeth (spooner) merrihew, was born july 16, 1779 in that part of old dartmouth, mass. Which was sucessively set off as new bedford (1797), fairhaven (1812), and acushnet (1860). His fathers home was not far from the "stone bridge" near acushnet village, on the acushnet river, at the head of high tide water from buzzards bay.

      In 1788 when he was about nine years of age his parents, with their entire family - except the son peter - moved to that part of dutchess co. N.y. Then known as "nine partners" and settled in the town of stanford.

      When a young man he went back to new bedford and worked one summer in a shipyard. Returning to dutchess co. He was married to phebe wright jan 27, 1799. She was born feb. 16, 1781, The daughter of james and sarah (purdy) wright

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Imported GEDCOM file.