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John Merrill (bef. 1792 - bef. 1821)

John Merrill
Born before in Hatley St George, Cambridgeshire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 1816 in All Saints and St John, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Englandmap
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Died before in Caxton, Cambridgeshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jun 2018
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John Merrill was born in Cambridgeshire, England.


John was baptised on 25 Oct 1792 at Hatley St George, Cambridgeshire, the son of John Merrill and Elizabeth Carter. [1]

He married Mary Bright in 1816 at All Saints & St John, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire; John of Caxton.[2]

He had two children before his early death: Mary 1817, buried 1827, and John Richard 1820.[3]

By trade he was a shoemaker, so described in the baptism entry of his son.[4]

He was buried on 17 Jun 1821 at Hatley St George, Cambridgeshire. "John Merril, of Caxton, age 28".[5]


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, John Merril, 25 Oct 1792); citing HATLEY SAINT GEORGE,CAMBRIDGE,ENGLAND, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 88,601.
  2. Huntingdonshire Marriage Index. Huntingdonshire Family History Society microfiche
  3. Caxton parish register
  4. Caxton parish register
  5. Hatley St George parish register

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