MERRILL Abel, III[1, 2]

Male 1698 - 1783  (85 years)


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  • Name MERRILL Abel 
    Suffix III 
    Birth 20 Mar 1697/8  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    _UID A4D90D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000F1F1 
    Death 25 Dec 1783  Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Burial Aft 25 Dec 1783  Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Old Burial Ground AKA Old Atkinson Cemetery 
    Abel Merrill
    Abel Merrill
    1697-1773
    Abel & Ruth (Kelly) Merrill gravestones
    Abel & Ruth (Kelly) Merrill gravestones
    Notes 
    • After the birth of his children he removed from Newbury to that part of Plaistow, N.H., which was incorporated as Atkinson in 1767. He was a deacon of the Plaistow church.

      In 1768, Atkinson Town Meeting voted to lay out a road between Lt. Enoch Noyes' land and that of Abel Merrill to the back road.
    Person ID I33016  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2016 

    Father Dea. MERRILL Abel, Jr.,   b. 28 Dec 1671, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Feb 1759, West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 87 years) 
    Mother STEVENS Abigail,   b. 21 Jan 1673/4, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 May 1757, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years) 
    Marriage 19 Jun 1694  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F5778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family KELLY Ruth,   b. 15 Mar 1704, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Apr 1781, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years) 
    Marriage 12 Dec 1720  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 10
    Children 
     1. MERRILL Abel, IV,   b. 12 Sep 1722, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 May 1792 (Age 69 years)
     2. MERRILL Jonathan,   b. 15 Feb 1723/4, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 Mar 1723/4, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)
     3. MERRILL Abigail,   b. 4 Jul 1725, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown
     4. MERRILL Sarah,   b. 7 May 1727, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown
     5. MERRILL Esther,   b. 16 Mar 1728, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Jul 1736 (Age 8 years)
     6. MERRILL Stevens,   b. 10 Jun 1731, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Aug 1801, Warren, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
     7. MERRILL Jonathan,   b. 23 Jun 1733, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown
     8. MERRILL Ruth,   b. 12 Sep 1735, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Sep 1736, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 1 year)
     9. Deacon MERRILL John,   b. 15 Aug 1737, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Jan 1797, Atkinson, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 59 years)
     10. MERRILL Joshua,   b. 27 May 1739, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Nov 1836 (Age 97 years)
     11. MERRILL Caleb,   b. 11 Feb 1740/1, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Aug 1826, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 85 years)
     12. MERRILL Nathaniel,   c. 11 Mar 1744, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Oct 1791 (Age ~ 47 years)
     13. MERRILL Ruth,   b. 15 Mar 1745/6, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 May 1746, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F12891  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2024 

  • Sources 
    1. [S195] Book-Merrill Memorial, 1:268.

    2. [S4122] Book-Atkinson - Then and Now, p.294.

    3. [S1537] CD-Bible Records.
      Merrill Bible Records [Typed transcription. The family Bible of Henry Merrill. Owned by Clara Merrill Parker, (Mrs. Henry E.), Lowell, Mass. This file contains records from four Bibles and a Birthday book. Given by Ruth Devens Mooers Parker (Mrs. Arthur B.), Lowell, Mass., 20 March 1937.]

    4. [S244] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. I - Births, 1:313.

    5. [S86] Death-gravestone, Old Burial Ground AKA Old Atkinson Cemetery; Atkinson, NH.

    6. [S325] Book-Mass. & Maine Families, p.592.

    7. [S116] Book-Old Families of Salisbury & Amesbury, MA, p.245.

    8. [S116] Book-Old Families of Salisbury & Amesbury, MA, p.328.

    9. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:321.

    10. [S116] Book-Old Families of Salisbury & Amesbury, MA, p.222.