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Nehemiah MERRIDEW

Male 1747 - 1802  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Nehemiah MERRIDEW 
    Born C1747  Figheldean,WIL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1802  Enford, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 28 Feb 1802  Enford PC, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I529  Merredew
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2015 

    Father Thomas MERRIDEW,   b. C1712, Everleigh, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1788, Figheldean,WIL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth HOLMES,   b. C1710, of Figheldean, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BF 1771  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1735  Fighelden PC, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F309  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary OFFER,   b. C1747,   d. Oct 1774, Enford, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1765  Enford PC, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Mary MERIDEW,   b. C1766, Enford, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rebecca MERIDEW,   b. C1771, Enford, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John MERRIDEW,   b. c1769, Enford, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1849, West Stour, DOR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann NEAL,   b. C1745, of Bulford, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary EYRES,   b. C1750,   d. May 1816, Enford, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1777  Enford PC, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. James MERRIDEW,   b. C1776, Enford, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jane MERRIDEW,   b. C1779, Enford, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Frances MERIDEW,   b. C1783, Enford, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah MERRIDEW,   b. C1786, Enford,WIL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1865, Tichfield, HAM Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     5. Elizabeth MERIDEW,   b. 1790
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Poss a 3rd marriage to Ann Neal of Bulford banns read in 1775
      Was in prison 15 Jan 1765, Devises, 28 Apr 1772 Devises, 5 Oct 1784 County and 11 Jan 1785 County, from Wilts FHS pub Goodies and Baddies..

      Bath Chronicle & Weekly Gazette Thurs 4 Jan 1781 - Sunday night, as Nehemiah Merrydew, servant to Mr Hunt, at Enford, Wilts, was returning home from Enford, he accidentally fell into a Well 36 yards deep and 16 feet of water, near Beach's Barn, where he remaind upwards of eleven hours, supporting himself by some craggy places, and leaning on the opposite side, till he was providentially relieved by a shepherd going over the Downs. He continues very ill.

  • Sources 
    1. [S696] WIL - PR, Wiltshire PR.

    2. [S2458] WIL - PR -, Wiltshire, (Figheldean - marriages).

    3. [S2365] WIL - PR, Wiltshire PR, (Marriages).
      Married 24 Feb 1765 Nehemiah Meridew bac otp banns & Mary Offer sp otp and banns 1765 Jan/Feb

    4. [S2365] WIL - PR, Wiltshire PR, (Marriages).
      Married 22 Dec 1777 Nehemiah Meridew wid otp by banns & Mary Eyres sp otp