Ebenezer/3 Merriam

M, #3207, (say 1679 - before May 1777)
Father*John/2 Merriam1 b. 9 Jul 1641, d. 2 Feb 1723/24
Mother*Mary/2 Cooper1 b. 11 Sep 1645, d. 5 Mar 1731
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Gershom/2a Brooks
Descendants of Elizabeth/3a Brooks (of Gershom)
Last Edited:13 Aug 2017

Children with Elizabeth/3a Brooks:

Ebenezer/3 Merriam, born at Concord, Massachusetts,2, there married (1), 6 Dec 1705, Elizabeth/3a Brooks of Concord, daughter of Gershom/2a Brooks and Hannah/2 Eccles, with whom he had three children.3 He married (2), 9 Dec 1742 at Bedford, Elizabeth/4 Fletcher of Bedford, daughter of Cornet Samuel/3 Fletcher and Elizabeth/3 Wheeler, and widow of Stephen/3 Davis Jr.4 She died 5 Jun 1752, a. 64.5 He married (3), 8 Feb 1753, Concord, Abigail/4 Fox of C., daughter of Capt. John/3 Fox and Susanna/3 Merriam,6, who died at C. 16 Jan 1759, a. 45.7,1 There he married (4), 4 Dec 1759, Elizabeth Rigby of Concord. (Elizabeth "Rigsby" had been identified as a member of Ebenezer's household in the 1751 probate of his son Oliver's estate.)8 She died at Concord 15 Apr 17629, and there Ebenezer married (5), 2 Nov 1762, Esther Laughton of Concord.10
     "Died in 1777, and his estate was settled by John Meriam, of Concord, May 7, 1777."1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S820] Charles Henry Pope, Merriam Genealogy, 55, Ebenezer (18.) Merriam.
  2. [S820] Charles Henry Pope, Merriam Genealogy, 55, Nathaniel (17.) Merriam.
  3. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 64, Ebenezer Miriam/Elizebeth Brookes m.
  4. [S304] Vital Records of Bedford, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 90, Ebenezer Meriam/Elizabeth Davis m.
  5. [S304] Bedford VR, 129, Elizabeth Meriam d.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 184, mr Ebenezer Meriam/mrs Abigail Fox m.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 416, Abigail Meriam d. (c.r.).
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 204, Ebenezer Meriam/Elisabeth Rigbe m.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 416, Elisabeth Meriam d. (c.r.).
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 214, Ebenezer Meriam/Esther Laughton m.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 92, Ebenezer Merriam b.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 99, Timothy Meriam b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 105, Oliver Meriam b.

Hannah Gibson

F, #3209, (circa 1709 - 6 October 1753)
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Caleb/2a Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Ebenezer/3a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Ebenezer/4a Brooks
Last Edited:30 Jul 2017

Children with Dea. Ebenezer/4a Brooks:

  • Hannah/5a Brooks8 b. 22 Sep 1738
  • Katharine/5a Brooks9 b. 13 Feb 1740/41, d. 25 Apr 1769
  • Ebenezer/5a Brooks10 b. 20 Sep 1742, d. 11 Dec 1746
  • Mehitabel/5a Brooks11 b. 14 Apr 1744, d. 13 Nov 1746
  • Gibson/5a Brooks12 b. 19 Dec 1745, d. 17 May 1746
  • Ebenezer/5a Brooks13 b. 2 Mar 1746, d. 13 Sep 1818
  • Thomas/5a Brooks14 b. 10 Sep 1749, d. 27 May 1750
Findagrave.com, memorial #26920920. Photo by BobBoston.
Hannah Gibson was born circa 1709.1 Of Boston, there she married, as his 1st wife, 20 Jun 1737, Dea. Ebenezer/4a Brooks Jr. of Medford, son of Capt. Ebenezer/3a Brooks and Abigail/3 Boylston, with whom she had 7 children.2,3 She died at Medford 6 Oct 1753 "in 45th y."1 Her husband remarried, 17604,5, and died 18 Sep 1781, a. 83.6 Hannah is buried with Ebenezer and his 2nd wife in Salem Street Cemetery, Medford.7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S368] Vital Records of Medford, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 347, Hannah Brooks d.
  2. [S363] Boston Marriages from 1700 to 1751, 200, Ebenezer Brooks/Hannah Gibson m.
  3. [S368] Medford VR, 193, Ebenezer Brooks/Hannah Gibson m. Boston.
  4. [S368] Medford VR, 349, ____, wid. Dea. Brooks d. (c.r., g.r.).
  5. [S493] Vital Records of Lynn, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, 2:66, Ebenezer Broocks/Mrs. Elizebeth Mansfield m.
  6. [S368] Medford VR, 347, Dea. Ebenezer Brooks d.
  7. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorials #26920853, #26920856, #26920920.
  8. [S368] Medford VR, 30, Hannah Brooks b.
  9. [S368] Medford VR, 31, Kathrine Brooks b.
  10. [S368] Medford VR, 30, Ebeneser Brooks b.; 347, Ebenezer d.
  11. [S368] Medford VR, 31, Mahitteble Brooks b.; 348, Mehetabell d.
  12. [S368] Medford VR, 30, Gibson Brooks b.; 347, d.
  13. [S368] Medford VR, 30, Ebenezer Brooks b.
  14. [S368] Medford VR, 32, Thomas Brooks b.; 349, d.