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Loyalist Directory: Thomas Sr. Merritt

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Surname : Merritt
Given name : Thomas Sr.
Rank :  
Where Resettled : St. John, NB;
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : NYGBS; V38 N1 Jan 1907
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) : d St. John 23 Mar 1821 aet 95.
Regiment :  
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : New York; 12 April 1729
Recorded as 24 April 1736 in family bible
Settled before war : Long Island Sound, NY
Date & Place of Death : 23 March 1821 St. John, NB
Place of Burial : Loyalist Burial Ground, St. John, New Brunswick
Wife Name : Purdy, Amy
Children : Merritt, Thomas m. Hamilton, Mary
Merritt, Shubal m. Letitia Simmons
Merritt, David Daniel m. Wheeler, Mary
Merritt, John
Merritt, Phebe m. Lyons, ?
Merritt, Nehemiah m. Isabella, Milby
Merritt, William m. Mead, Annie
Biography : See the excerpt from Early Loyalist St. John, Merritt family document, and the Merritt Family fonds for more information about Thomas Merritt and the Merritt family.
Proven Descendants : Governor Simcoe 1975.05.26;
New Brunswick 1981.06.09;
Calgary 2010-05-25;
Governor Simcoe 2010-05-25;
Governor Simcoe 2010-09-07;
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy : Father of Thomas Merritt (Jr.)
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Information provided by Suzanne Davidson

Reference letters K; L; Q
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