Name: Horace E. MERRILL
Given Name: Horace E.
Birth: 7 Aug 1815 in Colesville, Broome,NY 1 2
Death: 30 Mar 1896 in Colesville, Broome,NY 1
Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Harpursville, Broome, NY
Census: 1840 Colesville, Broome, NY
Census: 1860 Colesville, Broome, NY
Census: 1880 Colesville, Broome, NY
Occupation: Farmer 1880
In 1880, he was living at Colesville with his wife, daughter Julia Parsons, and grandson William Merrill.
Change Date: 5 Jun 2004 at 01:00:00
From 1860 Census:
State: NY County: Broome Town: Colesville P.O.: Harpursville Roll#724
Page 724: Dwelling No. 427 Family No. 477
Horace Merrill 47 M Farmer Value-Real Estate: 3400
Personal Property: 1670
Julia 46 F NY
Christina 19 F NY
Ira 17 M NY Farm Laborer
Catherine 14 F NY
Charles 11 M NY
Christopher 7 M NY
David 1 M NY
1840 Census for H. Merrill shows 1 son under 6 and no daughters.
1880 Census lists:
Julia - wife 66
Julia Parsons - daughter?? 39 - widowed ---- HIs daughter ElsieChristina was widowed from Parsons who was killed in the Civil War.
William Merrill - grandson 10
Father: Edmond MERRILL b: 18 Aug 1781 in Amherst, Hillsborough, NH
Mother: Mary STEVENS b: 1780 in , , England
Julia C. SHEARS b: 16 Apr 1814 in Cobleskill, Schoharie, NY
- Title: Gravestone
Title: Merrill Family Bible
William McNitt of Ann Arbor, MI has a typed transcript of the information in the Bible.
Note: This source shows the date as Aug. 7, 1817.