John Merrick was born 1614 in St. David, Pembrokeshire, Wales to John Meyrick (1579-1650) and Dorothy Bishop (1570-1650) and died 15 February 1679 Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Hopestill Wyborne (1619-1676) 1638 in St Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales.


John Merrick was admited a citizen of Charlestown, Massachusetts on 14 Feb 1641. He was a cooper and block-maker by occupation and had his own shop on the water front in Charlestown. His will was proved in 1679 and his estate was administered by his brother, James of Newbury.


Offspring of John Merrick and Elizabeth Hopestill Wyborne (1619-1676)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Hopestill Merrick (1643-1712)
Benjamin Merrick (1644-1726)
James Merrick (1649-)
Amithia Merrick (1650-1713)
Mary Merrick (1655-)
John Merrick (1657-1706) 16 January 1657 Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 11 July 1706 Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Elizabeth Trowbridge (1660-1734)
Sarah Merrick (1657-1694) 1 May 1657 Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 1694 Suffolk County, Massachusetts Thomas Chapman (1649-1687)
Mercy Merrick (1658-)
Abigail Merrick (1661-1727) 19 February 1661 Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 1727 Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Joseph Allen (1659-1725)
Joseph Merrick (1663-)




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