Merrick/Meyrick

Name origin: Descended from Meyrick or Llewellyn in reign of Henry VIII.

Heylin of Bodorgan

b.bef.1474 Bodorgan, Anglesey, Wales
m.Angharad ______

CHILDREN included:

  1. Meyrick Ap Llewlyn b.bef.1500

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Meyrick Ap Llewlyn

b.bef.1500 Bodorgan, Anglesey, Wales; s/o Heylin of Bodorgan and Angharad _____
m.Margaret Verch Rowland
b.abt.1483 Bodorgan, Anglesey, Wales

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Merrick b.1513

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John Merrick

b.1513 Bodorgan, Angle, Wales; s/o Meyrick Ap Llewlyn and Margaret Verch Rowland
m.Sage Griffith
b.1521 Bodorgan, Angle, Wales

CHILDREN included:

  1. William Merrick b.1546
  2. Owen Meyrick b.1550 Llangylle, Pembrokeshire, Wales
  3. Maud Meyrick b.1554 Anglesey, Wales

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William Merrick

b.1546 St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales; s/o John Merrick and Sage Griffith
d.1596 Rector, St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, England
m.Janet Verch Ienen
b.1550

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Merrick b.1579 d.June 26, 1650
  2. Owen Meyrick b.1581
  3. Robert Meyrick b.1583
  4. Janet Weyrick b.1585

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John Merrick

b.1579 St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales; s/o William Merrick and Janet Verch Ienen
d.June 26, 1650 Roxbury, MA
m.abt.1602 Wales; Dorothy Bishop
b.1570 Wales
d.June 25, 1650 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

CHILDREN included:

  • Thomas Meyrick b.1590 St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Janet Meyrick b.1591 St. David's. Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • William Merrick b.1602/3 d.March 6, 1689
  • John Merrick b.1604 Wales
  • James Merrick b.1606 Wales
  • Thomas Merrick b.1608 Wales
  • James Meyrick b.1612 d.Apr. 2, 1708
  • John Merrick b.1614 d.Feb.15, 1678 Charlestown, MA
  • Thomas Meyrick b.1620 St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales d.Sept. 7, 1704 Springfield, MA
  • Sarah Merrick b.May 9, 1643 St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales d.1687/1700

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    William Merrick

    b.1602 St. David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales; s/o John Merrick and Dorothy Bishop
    d.March 6, 1689 Eastham, MA
    m(1)1641/42 Eastham, MA Rebecca Tracy
    b.1623/27 Plymouth, MA
    d.Dec. 3, 1686 Eastham, MA
    m.(2) abt.1684 Ruth ______

    CHILDREN included:

    1. William Merrick b.Sept. 15, 1643 d.Oct. 30, 1732 m.May 23, 1667 Abigail Hopkins
    2. Stephen Merrick b.May 12, 1646 Eastham, MA d.March 11, 1731 Taunton, MA
    3. Rebecca Merrick b.July 28, 1648 Eastham, MA
    4. Mary Merrick b.Nov. 4, 1650 Eastham, MA d.bet.1694-Apr. 1701 m.May 22/23 1667 Stephen Hopkins
    5. Ruth Merrick b.May 15, 1652 Eastham, MA d.1680/88
    6. Sarah Merrick b.Aug. 1, 1654 Eastham, MA d.Apr. 21, 1696 Eastham, MA
    7. John Merrick b.Jan. 16, 1657 Eastham, MA d.July 11, 1706 Newton, MA
    8. Isaac Merrick b.Jan. 6, 1660 Eastham, MA
    9. Joseph Merrick b.Jan. 1, 1662 Eastham, MA d.June 15, 1737
    10. Benjamin Merrick b.Feb. 1, 1665 Eastham, MA

    From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: THOMAS, b.Wales 1620, was at Hartford, Conn., 1638; removed to Springfield, Mass.
    WILLIAM, farmer, brother to preceding, b.Wales, 1603, was at Charlestown, Mass., 1636; at Duxbury, Mass., 1640, one of original proprietors of Bridgewater, Mass., later removed to Eastham, MA.

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