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Amelia "Mela" Merriman

Amelia Merriman is not found in many common genealogies. She was apparently unknown to Donald L. Jacobus, the principal Merriman genealogist of the 19th century. It is little wonder. She was baptized in an Episcopal church with the given name "Mela" and her surname spelled with one r.


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Mela Meriman Baptized 1775

[Transcription]

[Lanesboro.]

[1775.]

Sep. 17. Anne, of William Bradley and Lois.
Mela, of Dan'll Meriman and Damaras.

[end transcription]

Great Barrington, Mass. St. James' Church. [from old catalog]. St. James' Church Records. [Great Barrington, 1903.] p. 18 Hathi Trust Digital Library

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Merriman Marriages

[p 60]

MERRIMAN, Amelia and William Hall of Pownall, Vt., int.
Jan. 29, 1797.
Angeline, dressmaker, and Reuben J. Tucker, farmer, [rec.
between June 3, 1847, and Mar. 27, 1848].*
Daniel Jr. and Sally Taggart, Jan. 19, 1800.
Jesse and Rhoda Fox, int. Apr. 29, 1792.
Patty [int. Merrimon] and Azariah Haskins [int. Haskin] of
Pittsfield, Feb. 9, 1792.
Nathaniel and Clarissa Fox, int. Sept. 6, 1795.

New England Historic Genealogical Society; Dalton (Mass.) Vital records of Dalton, Massachusetts, to the year 1850. {1906: Boston, Mass. Boston, Mass., The New England historic genealogical society, at the charge of the Eddy-town-record fund}, p 60. Image Archive.org

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Relationship to Lars: great x 5 aunt

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