Oliver/4a Merriam

M, #8244, (5 June 1722 - 29 May 1751)
Father*Ebenezer/3 Merriam1 b. s 1679, d. b May 1777
Mother*Elizabeth/3a Brooks1 b. 18 Jan 1680/81, d. s 1740
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Gershom/2a Brooks
Descendants of Elizabeth/3a Brooks (of Gershom)
Last Edited:13 Aug 2017
Oliver/4a Merriam, born 5 Jun 1722 at Concord, Massachusetts1, graduated Harvard College, 1749.2,3 He died at Concord 29 May 1751, a. 28, "leaving his estate to his father, his brother Ebenezer and Elizabeth Rigsby, a member of his father's household."2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 105, Oliver Meriam b.
  2. [S185] Concord BMD, 415, Oliver Meriam, A.B., d. (c.r.).
  3. [S820] Charles Henry Pope, Merriam Genealogy, 55, Ebenezer (18.), Oliver (iii.).

Martha/3 Lane

F, #8246, (1 October 1694 - 18 January 1733/34)
Father*Col. John/2 Lane1 b. Oct 1660, d. 17 Jan 1714/15
Mother*Susanna Whipple1 b. c 1662, d. 4 Aug 1713
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2a Brooks
Descendants of Rebecca/3a Wheeler
Descendants of Col. James/4a Minot
Last Edited:15 Aug 2017

Children with Col. James/4a Minot:

  • Maj. John/5a Minot6 b. 31 Aug 1717, d. 31 Jul 1802
  • Rebecca/5a Minot7 b. 15 May 1720, d. 8 Oct 1761
  • James/5a Minot8 b. 20 Jan 1726/27, d. 2 Aug 1773
Findagrave.com, memorial #24120812. Photo by Bill Boyington.
Martha/3 Lane, born 1 Oct 1694 at Billerica, Massachusetts1, married, as his 1st wife, 14 Nov 1716 at Concord, Col. James/4a Minot of Concord, son of Dr. James/3 Minot and Rebecca/3a Wheeler, with whom she had 3 children.2 (Their siblings Capt. James Lane and Martha Minot also married.) Martha died at Concord 18 Jan 1733/34, a. 39.3 Her husband married (2), 1735, Elizabeth (Wilder) Merrick, with whom he had further issue, and died at Concord 6 Feb 1759, a. 64.4 He is interred with Martha in the Hill Burying Ground.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S300] Vital Records of Billerica, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 122, Martha Laine b.
  2. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 89, James Minott/Martha Lane m.
  3. [S185] Concord BMD, 127, Mrs. Martha Minott d.
  4. [S185] Concord BMD, 195, Honble James Minot Esqr d.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #20643017, #24120812.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 91, John Minott b.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 99, Rebeckah Minott b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 116, James Minott b.

Elizabeth/4 Wilder

F, #8250, (circa 1705 - 13 September 1779)
Father*Ephraim/3 Wilder1,2 b. 16 Apr 1677
Mother*Elizabeth Stevens1 b. s 1680
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2a Brooks
Descendants of Rebecca/3a Wheeler
Descendants of Col. James/4a Minot
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Tilley/2 Merrick:

  • 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

Children with Col. James/4a Minot:

  • Martha/5a Minot13 b. 1 Feb 1737/38, d. 18 Jun 1739
  • Martha/5a Minot14 b. say 1740
  • Ephraim/5a Minot15 b. 17 Jun 1742, d. 14 Sep 1794
Elizabeth/4 Wilder was born circa 1705 at Lancaster, Massachusetts,and there baptised in 1708.3 She married (1), as his 2nd wife, Tilley/2 Merrick of Brookfield, son of Sgt. Thomas/1 Merrick and Elizabeth Tilley, with whom she had 3 children.4,2 Her husband's will, 13 Mar 1732, bequeaths her "the full of what the law of this province for widdows made & provided for," and names her joint executor with her father Ephraim of Lancaster.2 She married (2), as his 2nd wife, 9 Oct 1735 at Brookfield, Col. James/4a Minot Jr. of Concord, son of Dr. James/3 Minot and Rebecca/3a Wheeler,5 who died at Concord 6 Feb 1759.6 She married (3), 9 Apr 1763 at Littleton, Rev. Daniel/4 Rogers Jr. of Littleton, son of Daniel/3 Rogers and Sarah Appleton,7, and herself died at Littleton 13 Sep 1779.8,9

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S354] Raymond David Wheeler, The Wheeler Genealogy, 1:73, citing Genealogical Record of the Minot Family (1897).
  2. [S590] Worcester County Registry of Deeds, Tilley Merrick, 1:25-27, http://bit.ly/QNj7sh
  3. [S354] R.D. Wheeler, The Wheeler Genealogy, 1:73, citing Lancaster VR, 173. and Genealogical Record of the Minot Family (1897).
  4. [S354] R.D. Wheeler, The Wheeler Genealogy, 1:83.
  5. [S266] Franklin P. Rice, Vital Records of Brookfield, Massachusetts, To the end of the year 1849, 370, Maj. James Minot/Mrs. Elizeb Mirick m.
  6. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 195, Honble James Minot Esqr d.
  7. [S203] Records of Littleton, Massachusetts, 268, Rev. Daniel Rogers/Mrs. Elisebeth Minot m.
  8. [S203] Littleton VR, 46, Elizabeth Rogers d.
  9. [S354] R.D. Wheeler, The Wheeler Genealogy, 1:73.
  10. [S266] Brookfield VR, 157, Mary Mirick b.
  11. [S266] Brookfield VR, 157, Elizebeth Mirick b.
  12. [S266] Brookfield VR, 157, Tilly Mirick b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 146, Martha Minott b.; 143, d.
  14. [S354] R.D. Wheeler, The Wheeler Genealogy, 1:73 and 84, citing Register, 1:259.
  15. [S185] Concord BMD, 155, Ephraim Minott b.