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  • Name Abraham MERRILL 
    Born 1636/1637  Newbury, Essex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID E3272B6748944E448F6418C1A625C0C82912 
    Died 28 Nov 1722 
    Person ID I4153  pember-crandall
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2017 

    Father Nathaniel MERRILL,   b. 4 May 1601, Wherstead, Essex, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1655, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Susanah WALTERTON,   b. 1610, Of, Wherstead, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1673, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1639  Haverhill, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 9C45E05F7D785E45AAB25EA3E38E385B198D 
    Family ID F2319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah CLEMENTS 
    Married Sep 1713  , , Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 480CC0060BDCAF42BB14F9B98413BC743A2E 
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2017 17:05:48 
    Family ID F2318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abigail WEBSTER,   b. 1641 
    Married 18 Jan 1660/18 Jan 1661  Newbury, Essex, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID D9A242EAC3A3F145B303FCB2EE3C21D6C81B 
    Children 
     1. Abigail MERRILL,   b. 13 Aug 1665, Newbury, Essex, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1708  (Age 43 years)
     2. Mary MERRILL,   b. 5 Jul 1667,   d. 11 Oct 1703  (Age 36 years)
     3. Elizabeth MERRILL,   b. 26 Apr 1669,   d. Aft 1712  (Age > 44 years)
     4. Hannah MERRILL,   b. 9 Jan 1670/9 Jan 1671, Newbury, Essex, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1712  (Age > 42 years)
     5. Abraham MERRILL, Jr,   b. 20 Sep 1672, Newbury, Essex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1744  (Age 72 years)
     6. John MERRILL,   b. 15 Oct 1673, Newbury, Essex, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1722, Haverhill, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     7. Jonathan MERRILL,   b. 19 Jan 1675/19 Jan 1676, Newbury, Essex, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1715, Plaistow, Rockingham Co., NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     8. David MERRILL,   b. 20 Feb 1677/20 Feb 1678, Newbury, Essex, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1760, Newbury, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     9. Sarah MERRILL,   b. 9 Oct 1679, Newbury, Essex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Susannah MERRILL,   b. 6 Dec 1681, Newbury, Essex, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1681, Newbury, Essex, Mass. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Prudence MERRILL,   b. 1 Oct 1683, Newbury, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1718, Amesbury Ma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2017 17:05:48 
    Family ID F2285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • !A Merrill Memorial Volume 1
      Author: Samuel Merrill
      This book contains the history and genealogy of the Merrill
      family of Newbury, Massachusetts. Bibliographic Information:
      Merrill, Samuel. A Merrill Memorial Volume 1. Privately Printed.
      Massachusetts. 1928.

      ABRAHAM2 MERRILL (Nathaniel1) was born in 1636 or 1637
      in Newbury, Mass., and died 28 Nov. 1722. He was a weaver,
      and lived in the north part of the town, (now West Nowbury), near
      the mouth of Artichoke River. He was a deacon of the
      Congregational Church in Newbury, and was active in the party
      opposing Rev. Thomas Parker, being one of the founders of the
      Episcopal Church. He married (1) 18 Jan. 1660/1, Abigail
      Webster, daughter of (*) John and Mary (Shatswell) Webster, of
      Ipswich, who died 12 Aug. 1712, aged 70, and (2) in September,
      1713, Sarah Bond of Salisbury (widow), daughter of Robert
      Clements of Haverhill. Children, born in Newbury:

      i. Abigail3, b. 13 Aug. 1665; d. 9 Oct. 1708; m. Hananiah
      Ordway, son of James and Ann (Emery)
      Ordway; he was b. 2 Dec. 1665 in Newbury, and
      d.June, 1758; lived Newbury. Children: ( O rdway)
      Rebecca, b. 22 Dec. 1690.
      Abigail, b. 2 Aug. 1693.
      Nathaniel, b. 3 July, 1695.
      Joanna, b. 15 Apr. 1698.
      Elizabeth, b. 2 Feb. 1701/2.
      Mary, b. July, 1706.

      ii. Mary3, b. 5 July, 1667; d. 11 Oct. 1703; m. 22 Dec.
      1685, Jonathan Thurlow, son of Francis and
      Anne (Morse) Thurlow of Newbury; he was b.
      14 Mar. 1660/1, and d. 22 Sept. 1703; lived
      Newbury. Children : ( Thurlow)
      Elizabeth, b. 20 Nov. 1686.
      Abraham, b. 20 Oct. 1688.
      Francis, b. 20 Apr. 1692.
      Richard, b. 20 June, 1694.
      Abigail, b. 10 Feb. 1695/6;
      m. John Sawyer, Newbury.
      Mary, b. 1 July, 1698; d. young.
      Jonathan, b. 29 Aug. 1699.
      Prudence, b. 4 Sept. 1701.
      John, b. 4 Mar. 1702/3.

      iii. Elizabeth3, b. 26 Apr. 1669; was living in 1712;
      m. 2 Oct. 1693, in Newbury, Joseph Emery, son of
      John, Jr., and Mary (Webster) Emery; he was
      b. 23 Mar. 1662/3, and d. 22 Sept. 1721; lived
      Andover, Mass. Children:
      Joseph, b. 29 Apr. 1696; m. Abigail4 Merril l ( Emery)
      (Abraham3.2.) (See 17.)
      Elizabeth, b. 28 Sept. 1698; m. Robert Pease
      of Andover, Mass., and Enfield, Conn.
      Mary; m. 31 Dec. 1722, Joseph Parker.
      Sarah; m. William Bussell (Russell?)
      Abigail, b. Nov. 1705; m. Abel (or Abiel) Prye.
      Their son Simon Frye (1737-1822) was a
      State Senator and Councillor of Massachusetts,


      (*) Hannah Webster, sister of Abigail, married Michael
      Emerson, and was the mother of Hannah Duston of Haverhill,
      heroine of the famous exploit in which ten Indians were
      killed, in 1697, by their three English captives.
      a justice of the Court of Common
      Pleas of York County and Chief Justice of
      the same court in Oxford County (District
      of Maine.)
      Hannah, b. 10 Dec. 1710; d. unm. 1746.

      iv. Hannah3, b. 9 Jan. 1670/1; was living in 1712; m.
      26 Aug. 1695, in Newbury, Shubael Long, son of
      (*) Dea. Robert and Alice (Stevens) Long; he was
      b. 14 Apr. 1661, and d. 1731; lived in Newbury.
      Children:
      (Long) Robert, b. 20 May, 1696.
      Abigail, b. 31 Jan. 1697/8; d. 18 Jan. 1776; m.
      (as second wife) Joseph Emery. (See above.)
      John, b. 2 Nov. 1701.
      Samuel.

      17 v. Abraham3, b. 20 Sept. 1672; d. 26 Sept. 1744.

      18 vi. John3, b. 15 Oct. 1673.

      19 vii. Jonathan3, b. 19 Jan. 1675/6.

      20 viii. David3, b. 20 Feb. 1677/8.

      ix. Sarah3, b. 9 Oct. 1679; m. (pub. 7 Oct. 1696) Joseph
      Morse, son of Benjamin and Ruth (Sawyer) Morse
      of Newbury; he was b. 10 Feb. 1671/2, and d. 9
      Sept. 1745, in Casco, Me., while in the army;
      lived in Newbury and Methuen, Mass. Children:
      (Morse) Sarah, b. 30 Dec. 1697.
      Joseph, b. 30 Apr. 1700.
      Abigail, b. 17 July, 1706.
      Esther, b. 5 Jan. 1708/9.
      Mary, b. 5 Aug. 1711.
      Meribah, b. 22 June,
      1714.
      Amos, b. 6 Sept. 1716.
      Moses, b. 3 Nov. 1722.
      William, b. 1726.

      x. Susanna3, b. 6 Dec. 1681; d. 15 Dec. 1681.

      xi. Prudence3, b. 1 Oct. 1683; d. 5 May. 1718; m. 25 Nov.
      1702, John Bartlett, son of John and Mary (Rust)
      Bartlett of Newbury; he was b. 24 Jan. 1682/3;
      lived Amesbury, Mass. Children:
      (Bartlett) Prudence, b. 10 Sept. 1704.
      Mary, b. 18 Aug. 1706.
      Dorcas, b. 13 Feb. 1715.
      Hannah, b. 29 Apr. 1718.


      (*) Coffin's "History of Newbury" gives the name of
      Robert Long's wife as Alice Stevens; according to Hoyt's
      "Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury" it was Alice
      Short.