Prior to the year 1800, Methodism had scarcely gained a foothold in Vermont. The first Methodist society in the State is said to have been formed at Vershire by Nicholas Suethen in 1796. Two years later, only one hundred church members were returned as residents in the Vershire Circuit, then including the whole of eastern
Narrative of the captivity of Frances Noble, who was, among others, taken by the Indians from Swan Island, in Maine, about the year 1755; compiled by John Kelly, Esq. of Concord, New Hampshire, from the minutes and memoranda of Phinehas Merrill. Esq. of Stratham, in the same state; and by the Former Gen. Tleman communicated for publication to the editors of the Historical Collections of New Hampshire.
Hon. Isaac Darwin Merrill, a well-known public man of Contoocook, is a son of Isaac and Mary (Wyman) Merrill, born October 1, 1814, in Hopkinton village, N.H. The father, a native of Hollis, Hillsborough County, born June 15, 1784, was a cooper by trade, and worked in Boston, Portland, and Troy, N.Y. When Isaac D.
J. F. Merrill, M.D., a well-known physician of Franklin Falls, Merrimack County, was born in Gilmanton, N.H., June 5, 1856, son of Jacob D. and Sarah (Sanborn) Merrill. His parents are farming people of Gilmanton. Their six children are all living, and are as follows: Ida, who is the wife of Alonzo Caverly, and resides
Ebenezer Merrill and his sons, Aaron and Correll, were early settlers in the northeastern part of the town. He died here March 8, 1827, aged eighty-two years. Correll reared a family of eight children, of whom Charles is the only one now living, and died August 29, 1849, in his eighty-third year. Hiram Merrill is
One of the landmarks in the Valley of the Ottawa River, is Horace Merrill, who commenced building saw mills in this section of Canada nearly fifty years ago, and the marks of whose skill are visible in this valley from Ottawa to Hawkesbury, sixty miles below. Through his hands the Crown conveyed the first water
H.J. Merrill, proprietor of the Blue Front livery barn, (keeps first class turnouts), was born in Otsego County, N.Y., in 1838; removed to DeKalb County, Ill., in 1861, and thence to Sioux City. He served in the U.S.A. as sergeant of his brigade in Co. C., 105th Ill., under Captain Warner.
Andrew Jesse Todd7, (Henry M.6, Jesse5, Jesse4, Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Feb. 13, 1845, married, May 3, 1876, Mary Elizabeth Cooper, who was born in 1849. He is a farmer and lives in Agawam, Mass. Children: 1660. Mabel Martha, b. Jan. 22, 1881, m. Sept. 20, 1905, Harry S. Kelsey. 1661. Edna Josephine, b. Feb. 26,
CYRUS STRONG MERRILL, M. D. AMONG the noted professional men of Albany no name shines with greater resplendency in a special department of science than that of Dr. C. S. Merrill, the eminent oculist and aurist. On the 21st of September, 1847, in the town of Bridport, Vermont, he first saw the light. His parents
George W. Merrill, a well-known farmer of Loudon, N.H., is a native of this town, born March 31, 1855, a son of Bela C. and Sarah (Pickron) Merrill. His father was a native of Gilmanton, N.H., and his mother of Barnstead, N.H. Paul Merrill, the paternal grandfather of George W., was a New Hampshire man,