Merrell
Bar Left EndBar Blank SectionBar Right End

Home       Name List       Maps       Group Photos       Log In       Contact Us       About Us       Tell-A-Friend       Help       Search

Benjamin Merrell

Born: , 1731

Birthplace: Hopewell, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Died: June 19, 1771

Location: Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina

Buried at: near Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina

Age: 40   Sex: Male

Called: Captain Benjamin Merrell

Father: William Merrell, Jr.

Mother: Penelope Stout Jewell Merrell

Spouse: Jemimah Smith Merrell

Married: , 1748

at: Hopewell, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Children:

Samuel Merrell b1784 d1803

John Merrell b1750 d1830

Andrew Merrell b1752 d

Nancy Merrell Clark

William Merrell b1759 d

Anna Merrell McCreary b d

Penelope Merrell Merrell b d

Charles Merrell b1761 d

Elijah Merrell b1763 d

Jonathan Merrell b d

Resided at:

Hopewell, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Rowan County, North Carolina 00-00-1757

Jersey Baptist Church, Linwood, Davidson County, North Carolina

The Jersey Baptist Church
The Jersey Baptist Church was constituted in 1755 and this sanctuary built in 1842 is a few miles south of Lexington, North Carolina.

Occupation(s):

gunsmith using Yadkin River power for boring

Farmer at Jersey Settlement, Davidson County, NC

Military Service:

Rowan County Militia List 00-00-1759

NC Regulator Capt.at Battle of Alamance 05-14-1771

Hung at Hillsborough, NC courthouse for treason by British Gov. Tryon


Additional information, life synopsis, stories, and photographs will be added later as they become available. Would you like to contribute? If so, please contact the webmaster.

Select A Name
Recommend THIS page to a Friend

gold divider bar

This website seeks to provide personal history information about family members and a means of communication between family members. If you have additional (or different) information about this person, please contact the webmaster.

Select A Name

You may select another family member from the following list (list is alphabetical by married last name):

OR Use Our Search Form Below:

FTaN Search

gold divider bar
Select A Name
Recommend THIS page to a Friend

OR
Bookmark this site for yourself!

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional

Notes & Credits                                                             Updated