Tilley/2 Merrick

M, #22082, (20 October 1667 - )
Father*Sgt. Thomas/1 Merrick1,2 b. 1620, d. 7 Sep 1704
Mother*Elizabeth Tilley3 b. s 1630, d. 21 Aug 1684
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Sarah/3 Cooley:

  • Sarah/3 Merrick6 b. 12 Dec 1695
  • Rebecca/3 Merrick6 b. 16 Nov 1697
  • Tilley/3 Merrick6 b. 28 Mar 1701
  • Esther/3 Merrick6 b. 24 May 1703
  • Tamar/3 Merrick6 b. 7 Mar 1708/9

Children with Elizabeth/4 Wilder:

  • Mary/3 Merrick10 b. 1 Sep 1723
  • Elizabeth/3 Merrick11 b. circa 14 Feb 1726, d. 28 Jan 1746
  • Tilley/3 Merrick12 b. 20 Sep 1730, d. 7 Mar 1768
Tilley/2 Merrick was born 20 Oct 1667 at Springfield, Massachusetts4,2, where he married (1), 6 Sep 1694, Sarah/3 Cooley of Springfield, daughter of Obadiah/2 Cooley and Rebecca Williams, with whom he had 5 children.5,6 He married (2) Elizabeth/4 Wilder of Lancaster, daughter of Ephraim/3 Wilder and Elizabeth Stevens, with whom he had 3 children.7,8
     His will, dated 13 Mar 1732 at Brookfield, and proved 10 May following, bequeaths to wife Elizabeth "the full of what the law of this province for widdows made & provided for"; to daughter Elizabeth, £500 at age 21; to son Tilly, the residue of his estate both real and personal; widow Elizabeth and father-in-law Ephraim Wilder of Lancaster to be executors. Witnesses: Nathanael Banchraft, Ebenezer Cook, Christopher Fowler.8 His widow married (2), 9 Oct 1735, Col. James/4a Minot of Concord.9

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Records of Springfield, Mass." (Apr 1864), 18:147, Tilly mirrick b.
  2. [S27] Thomas B. Warren, "Springfield Families," 423, Tilley (4.) Merrick.
  3. [S27] Warren, "Springfield Families," 422, Thomas Merrick; 423, Tilley (4.) Merrick.
  4. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Records of Springfield, Mass." (Apr 1864), 18:147, Tilly mirick b.
  5. [S930] Pynchon Manuscript Records, 5, Tilly Mirick/Sarah Cooly m.
  6. [S227] Mortimer Elwyn Cooley, The Cooley Genealogy, 200-208, Obadiah (2.) Cooley I.
  7. [S354] Raymond David Wheeler, The Wheeler Genealogy, 1:83.
  8. [S590] Worcester County Registry of Deeds, Tilley Merrick, 1:25-27, http://bit.ly/QNj7sh
  9. [S266] Franklin P. Rice, Vital Records of Brookfield, Massachusetts, To the end of the year 1849, 370, Maj. James Minot/Mrs. Elizeb Mirick m.
  10. [S266] Brookfield VR, 157, Mary Mirick b.
  11. [S266] Brookfield VR, 157, Elizebeth Mirick b.
  12. [S266] Brookfield VR, 157, Tilly Mirick b.