The following data is extracted from Gazetteer of Lamoille County, Vermont, for 1883-84.
Harvey Merritt came to this town from Montpelier about the year 1840, and located upon the farm now owned by his son, Francis L., on road 7. He married Abigail LeBarran, reared three sons and one daughter, three of whom are now living. His death occurred in June, 1876, aged seventy-four years. His wife died August 9, 1882.
Source: Gazetteer of Lamoille County, Vermont, for 1883-84