Early New Netherlands Settlers


John <?> Merritt

27 May 2013

Generation 1 1. John <?> Merritt (Rn=1555). He married Elisabeth (Mary?) <?> ? Merritt (Rn=63008). First Residence - - Westchester County, New York before 1730. Children of John <?> Merritt and Elisabeth (Mary?) <?> ? were as follows: + 2. i. Nathaniel <John> Merritt (Rn=1565), who was born 1725 and married Anne <Joseph> Fowler Merritt (Rn=49250). 3. ii. Stephen <John> Merritt. 4. iii. Naomi <John> Merritt White {?}. 5. iv. Mary <John> Merritt Lewis {Alanson}. 6. v. Deborah <John> Merritt (died 1820). 7. vi. daughter <John> Merritt Lent {?}. Generation 2 2. Nathaniel <John> Merritt (Rn=1565), who was born 1725 and died 04 April 1803 at 78 years of age. He married Anne <Joseph> Fowler Merritt (Rn=49250). Children of Nathaniel <John> Merritt and Anne <Joseph> Fowler were as follows: + 8. i. John <Nathaniel> Merritt (Rn=1567) and married Phebe <Joseph> Weeks Merritt (Rn=1639). + 9. ii. James <Nathaniel> Merritt (Rn=1573) and married Sarah <Joseph> Weeks Merritt (Rn=1644). + 10. iii. Jesse <Nathaniel> Merritt (Rn=1574), who was born 20 February 1767 and married Mary <John> Cornelius Merritt (Rn=1646). + 11. iv. Anne <Nathaniel> Merritt Ogden (Rn=1629) and married John <?> Ogden (Rn=48514). Generation 3 8. John <Nathaniel> Merritt (Rn=1567). He married 1784 Phebe <Joseph> Weeks Merritt (Rn=1639), who was born 1765, a daughter of Joseph <Samuel> Weeks (Rn=2782) and Phebe <Thomas> Underhill Weeks (Rn=2814). Children of John <Nathaniel> Merritt and Phebe <Joseph> Weeks were as follows: 12. i. Ann <John> Merritt Comstock was born 1785 and died 1860) {Nathan}. + 13. ii. Phebe <John> Merritt Mott (Rn=1756) and married William Franklin <Samuel> Mott (Rn=1752). 14. iii. Joseph <John> Merritt was born 1791 and died 1794). 15. iv. Samuel <John> Merritt (died young). 16. v. Nathaniel <John> Merritt was born 1802 and died 1890) [Mary King]. 17. vi. Sarah <John> Merritt was born 1807 and died 1827). 18. vii. Deborah <John> Merritt Field was born 1797 and died 1875 and married 1816) {Richard}. 19. viii. Louisa <John> Merritt was born 1799 (died 1818). 20. ix. John <John> Merritt was born 1804 and died 1871) [Hannah Brown]. 9. James <Nathaniel> Merritt (Rn=1573). He married 1788 Sarah <Joseph> Weeks Merritt (Rn=1644), who was born 1767, a daughter of Joseph <Samuel> Weeks (Rn=2782) and Phebe <Thomas> Underhill Weeks (Rn=2814). First Residence - - New York City. Children of James <Nathaniel> Merritt and Sarah <Joseph> Weeks were as follows: 21. i. Joseph <James> Merritt. 22. ii. Nathaniel <James> Merritt. 23. iii. Richard <James> Merritt [Maria Jones]. 24. iv. James <James> Merritt [Mary Finch]. 25. v. Mary <James> Merritt Cromwell {Richard}. 26. vi. Phebe <James> Merritt Hawxhurst {Nathaniel}. 27. vii. Anne <James> Merritt. 28. viii. Sarah <James> Merritt Cromwell {John}. 10. Jesse <Nathaniel> Merritt (Rn=1574), who was born 20 February 1767 at Peekskill, Westchester County, New York and died 30 March 1843 at 76 years of age. He married 1789 Mary <John> Cornelius Merritt (Rn=1646), who was born 1767 and died 07 November 1840 at 73 years of age, a daughter of John <Elias> Cornelius (Rn=6245) and Mary <Thomas> Powell Cornelius (Rn=4280). First Residence - - Peekskill, Westchester County, New York. Source [email from Thomas McBryde 1 December 2001 tmcbryde@austin.rr.com - Aaron Cornelius gedcom] Children of Jesse <Nathaniel> Merritt and Mary <John> Cornelius were as follows: 29. i. Mary <Jesse> Merritt (died 1791). + 30. ii. Elisabeth <Jesse> Merritt Seaman (Rn=1631), who was born 20 October 1793 and married Ardon <Zebulun> Seaman (Rn=8030). + 31. iii. John Cornelius <Jesse> Merritt (Rn=1536), who was born 03 August 1796 and married Phebe H <Benjamin> Albertson Merritt (Rn=1548). + 32. iv. Mary Ann <Jesse> Merritt Hicks/Seaman (Rn=1636), who was born 02 January 1799 and married Whitehead <Stephen> Hicks (Rn=6886). 11. Anne <Nathaniel> Merritt Ogden (Rn=1629). She married John <?> Ogden (Rn=48514). Children of John <?> Ogden and Anne <Nathaniel> Merritt were as follows: 33. i. Jemima <John> Ogden Small/Close {John} {?}. 34. ii. Gilbert <John> Ogden. 35. iii. Mary <John> Ogden Chichester (married 1796) {Ebenezer}. Generation 4 13. Phebe <John> Merritt Mott (Rn=1756). She married 10 December 1807 William Franklin <Samuel> Mott (Rn=1752), who was born 11 January 1785 at New York City and died 03 May 1867 at New York City at 82 years of age, a son of Samuel <William> Mott (Rn=1688) and Sarah <Henry> Franklin Mott (Rn=1697). Children of William Franklin <Samuel> Mott and Phebe <John> Merritt were as follows: 36. i. Mary <William> Mott Willis was born 1809 and married 1829) {Alfred}. 37. ii. Anna <William> Mott Franklin was born 1813 and married 1831) {Walter M}. + 38. iii. William Franklin <William> Mott (Rn=22389), who was born 17 August 1820 and married Jane <John> Bowne Mott (Rn=22393). 39. iv. Edward <William> Mott was born 1822 and died 1824). 40. v. Maria <William> Mott was born 1835 and died 1847). 41. vi. Ann <William> Mott Franklin {Walter}. 42. vii. William F <William> Mott. 30. Elisabeth <Jesse> Merritt Seaman (Rn=1631), who was born 20 October 1793 and died 03 February 1875 at 81 years of age. She married 26 March 1817 Ardon <Zebulun> Seaman (Rn=8030), who was born 05 September 1795 and died 02 April 1875 at 79 years of age, a son of Zebulun <Jordan> Seaman (Rn=8008) and Mary <Thomas> Seaman Seaman (Rn=8009). Source [email from Thomas McBryde 1 December 2001 tmcbryde@austin.rr.com - Aaron Cornelius gedcom] Children of Ardon <Zebulun> Seaman and Elisabeth <Jesse> Merritt were as follows: 43. i. Ann M <Ardon> Seaman Emeigh was born 1818) {Adam}. 44. ii. Mary P <Ardon> Seaman Bunker was born 1820) {Alexander C}. 45. iii. Edward H <Ardon> Seaman (Rn=8028), who was born 08 March 1822 and died 12 February 1891 at 68 years of age. He married 18 January 1848 Martha A <Benjamin> Seaman Seaman (Rn=8027), a daughter of Benjamin <Enoch> Seaman (Rn=14911) and Jemima <Daniel> Seaman Seaman (Rn=14894). 46. iv. Caroline E <Ardon> Seaman Garner (Rn=5761), who was born 1829. She married William <John> Garner (Rn=5750) and died 1873, a son of John <George> Garner (Rn=30023) and Sarah <Joseph> Birdsall Garner (Rn=5762). 31. John Cornelius <Jesse> Merritt (Rn=1536), who was born 03 August 1796 and died 26 January 1891 at Bethpage, Queens County, New York at 94 years of age. He married 11 April 1835 at Reformed Dutch Church, Manhasset, Queens County, New York Phebe H <Benjamin> Albertson Merritt (Rn=1548), who was born 13 July 1806 and died 14 June 1883 at 76 years of age, a daughter of Benjamin <Derick> Albertson (Rn=3370) and Sarah <Thomas> Willets Albertson (Rn=3384). First Residence - - Manhasset, Queens County, New York. Second Residence - - Bethpage, Queens County, New York. Source [Record: April 1979 page 88] Children of John Cornelius <Jesse> Merritt and Phebe H <Benjamin> Albertson were as follows: 47. i. Mary <John> Merritt was born 1836 and died 1850). 48. ii. Jesse <John> Merritt (Rn=21814), who was born 20 September 1839 and died 20 April 1903 at 63 years of age. He married 17 October 1888 Pauline <Charles> Willis Merritt (Rn=21815), a daughter of Charles <Charles> Willis (Rn=3560) and Abigail <Benjamin> Albertson Willis (Rn=3562). Source [Record: April 1979 page 88] 49. iii. Benjamin <John> Merritt was born 1841 and died 1902) [Hannah White]. 50. iv. John Cornelius <Benjamin> Merritt (Rn=21816), who was born 01 August 1844 at Bethpage, Queens County, New York and died 20 November 1920 at 76 years of age. He married 13 October 1883 Elizabeth <William> Hicks Merritt (Rn=21817), who was born 31 July 1854, a daughter of William S <Whitehead> Hicks (Rn=11062) and Letitia <Benjamin> Seaman Hicks (Rn=11027). First Residence - - Bethpage, Queens County, New York. Source [Record: April 1979 page 88] 32. Mary Ann <Jesse> Merritt Hicks/Seaman (Rn=1636), who was born 02 January 1799 and died 1887 at 87 years of age. She married first, 1826 Whitehead <Stephen> Hicks (Rn=6886), who was born 1797, a son of Stephen <John> Hicks (Rn=6681) and Mary <?> Hewlett Hicks (Rn=50421) and married second, Robert <?> Seaman. Children of Whitehead <Stephen> Hicks and Mary Ann <Jesse> Merritt were as follows: + 51. i. Elizabeth <Whitehead> Hicks Hicks (Rn=6898) and married Benjamin <Isaac> Hicks (Rn=6899). + 52. ii. William S <Whitehead> Hicks (Rn=11062) and married Letitia <Benjamin> Seaman Hicks (Rn=11027). Robert <?> Seaman and Mary Ann <Jesse> Merritt did not have any children by this marriage. Gelevation 5 38. William Franklin <William> Mott (Rn=22389), who was born 17 August 1820 and died 25 May 1882 at New York City at 61 years of age. He married 13 October 1841 Jane <John> Bowne Mott (Rn=22393), who was born 18 June 1818 and died 23 July 1891 at 73 years of age, a daughter of John L <Robert> Bowne (Rn=22392) and Anna Elizabeth <William> Howland Bowne (Rn=49552). Occupation 1 - - Merchant. First Residence - - New York City. Source [New York Genealogical & Biographical Society Library manuscript files: Edward D Harris manuscript notes] Source [Record: October 1972 page 238] Children of William Franklin <William> Mott and Jane <John> Bowne were as follows: + 53. i. Henry Franklin <William> Mott (Rn=22397), who was born 10 January 1847 and married Mary <?> Jeffery Mott (Rn=68940). 54. ii. Maria Howland <William> Mott Perry was born 1851 and died 1895 and married 1879) {Edward M}. 55. iii. John Lawrence Bowne <William> Mott was born 1842 and died 1913 and married 1882) [Lucy Latham Barney] (of New York City, Bellport, Suffolk County, New York and Aiken, South Carolina). 56. iv. William Franklin <William> Mott was born 1845) (of Toms River, New Jersey). 51. Elizabeth <Whitehead> Hicks Hicks (Rn=6898). She married Benjamin <Isaac> Hicks (Rn=6899), a son of Isaac <Samuel> Hicks (Rn=6670) and Sarah <John> Doughty Hicks (Rn=49775). Child of Benjamin <Isaac> Hicks and Elizabeth <Whitehead> Hicks was as follows: 57. i. Benjamin Doughty <Benjamin> Hicks (Rn=21825), who was born 24 February 1836 and died 19 September 1906 at 70 years of age. He married 1883 Alice <Thomas> Albertson Hicks (Rn=21826), who was born 24 February 1836 and died 19 September 1906 at 70 years of age, a daughter of Thomas W <Benjamin> Albertson (Rn=21819) and Harriet <Hewlett> Townsend Albertson (Rn=49934). Source [Record: April 1979 page 89] 52. William S <Whitehead> Hicks (Rn=11062). He married Letitia <Benjamin> Seaman Hicks (Rn=11027), a daughter of Benjamin <Enoch> Seaman (Rn=14911) and Jemima <Daniel> Seaman Seaman (Rn=14894). Source [Record: April 1979 page 88] Child of William S <Whitehead> Hicks and Letitia <Benjamin> Seaman was as follows: 58. i. Elizabeth <William> Hicks Merritt (Rn=21817), who was born 31 July 1854. She married 13 October 1883 John Cornelius <Benjamin> Merritt (Rn=21816), who was born 01 August 1844 at Bethpage, Queens County, New York and died 20 November 1920 at 76 years of age, a son of John Cornelius <Jesse> Merritt (Rn=1536) and Phebe H <Benjamin> Albertson Merritt (Rn=1548). Source [Record: April 1979 page 88] Generation 6 53. Henry Franklin <William> Mott (Rn=22397), who was born 10 January 1847 and died 22 June 1888 at 41 years of age. He married 10 March 1873 Mary <?> Jeffery Mott (Rn=68940). Occupation 1 - - Broker. First Residence - - New York City. Source [New York Genealogical & Biographical Society Library manuscript files: Edward D Harris manuscript notes] Source [Record: October 1972 page 238] Child of Henry Franklin <William> Mott and Mary <?> Jeffery was as follows: 59. i. Edith May Jeanette <Henry> Mott Doane was born 1876 and married 1899) {Horace A}.