Early Southside Virginia Families



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Thomas Edward Merricks and Tracie Leigh Hedrick




Husband Thomas Edward Merricks

         Born: Apr 30, 1965 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 3, 2007 - Callands, VA
       Buried: Apr 5, 2007 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: Jerry Dwight Merricks
       Mother: Joyce Marie Hankins


     Marriage: 

 Other Spouse: Stacy Kellam



Wife Tracie Leigh Hedrick (details suppressed for this person)

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Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. Married by Samuel C. Marlowe, Minister.
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Thomas Edward Merricks and Stacy Kellam




Husband Thomas Edward Merricks

         Born: Apr 30, 1965 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 3, 2007 - Callands, VA
       Buried: Apr 5, 2007 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: Jerry Dwight Merricks
       Mother: Joyce Marie Hankins


     Marriage: 

 Other Spouse: Tracie Leigh Hedrick



Wife Stacy Kellam (details suppressed for this person)

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Children

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Unknown Merricks




Husband Unknown Merricks

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1 M Henry H. Merricks

         Born: 1815-1815 - VA
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       Spouse: Clara A. Wells (1819-      )
         Marr: Feb 13, 1844 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


2 M Micajah Hopkins Merricks

         Born: 1816-1819 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: 
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       Spouse: Clara Wells (1819-      )
       Spouse: Martha Sue Bell (1834-      )
         Marr: Apr 8, 1854 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Judith Wells (1820/1831-Abt 1850)
         Marr: Sep 25, 1845 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


3 M John Merricks

         Born: 1829 - VA
         Died: 
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James Edgar Wertz, Jr. and Vergie Maude Merricks




Husband James Edgar Wertz, Jr.

         Born: May 10, 1917 - Reading, Berks Co., PA
         Died: Jul 29, 1999 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
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     Marriage: Jul 11, 1958 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Cora Frances Farmer (1919-1953) - Sep 26, 1943 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Vergie Maude Merricks

         Born: Dec 31, 1916 - Callands, VA
         Died: Oct 12, 2001 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried: Oct 13, 2001 - Highland Burial Pk., Danville, VA


       Father: Claude Washington Merricks (1887-1968)
       Mother: Sallie Ann Austin (1892-1947)



 Other Spouse: Roger Hampton Agee, Sr. (1918-1956) - Oct 14, 1939 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were once widowed. Married by Edwin M. Vaughan, Bapt. Min.
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Walter Bell Merricks, Sr. and Mabel Elizabeth Wells




Husband Walter Bell Merricks, Sr.

         Born: Jan 1, 1891 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: May 24, 1953 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: George Merricks (1864-      )
       Mother: Mary Elizabeth Palmer (1872-1952)


     Marriage: Dec 24, 1913 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Mabel Elizabeth Wells

         Born: Jun 27, 1898 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: May 18, 1997 - Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., VA
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: Charles Wesley Wells (1867-1963)
       Mother: Ida Rebecca Hankins (1876-1957)




Children
1 M Garry Edward Merricks

         Born: Oct 14, 1914 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Dec 23, 1975 - VA Medical Center, Salem, VA
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Minnie Elsie Helms (1920-2002)
         Marr: Oct 11, 1941 - Bassett, VA


2 M Charles David Merricks, Sr.

         Born: Mar 15, 1917 - Callands, VA
         Died: Jul 1, 1990 - Martinsville Conv. Ctr., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Jul 3, 1990 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Iva Frances Aaron (1919-      )
         Marr: May 20, 1944 - Henry Co., VA


3 M Obadiah Richardson Merricks

          AKA: Obie
         Born: Apr 4, 1921 - Callands, VA
         Died: Aug 3, 2004 - Beverly Health Care Ctr., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Aug 6, 2004 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Winnie Odell Vaughan (1924-2006)
         Marr: Abt 1942


4 M Walter Bell Merricks, Jr.

         Born: Apr 24, 1927 - Callands, VA
         Died: Jan 30, 1967 - Franklin Co., VA
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Delphia Anne Shelton (1929-2021)
         Marr: Apr 18, 1948 - York Co., SC. (Divorced Mar 31, 1967)


5 F Angie Merricks

         Born: Jun 2, 1929 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Feb 7, 2013 - Southwest Christian Care, Union City, GA
       Buried: Feb 11, 2013 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Talmadge Marshall Hatchett (1924-2005)
         Marr: Aug 29, 1980 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


6 F Janice Allison Merricks

         Born: Apr 26, 1932 - Callands, VA
         Died: Nov 4, 2010 - Moneta, Bedford Co., VA
       Buried: Nov 7, 2010 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Henry Clay Eggleston (1928-2014)
         Marr: 1950


7 F Peggy Ann Merricks

         Born: May 21, 1934 - Callands, VA
         Died: Nov 30, 2014 - OH
       Buried: Dec 8, 2014 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Rev. Josephas Sephas Davenport, Jr. (1923-2006)
         Marr: Sep 1, 1952 - Henry Co., VA. (Divorced Mar 9, 1988)


8 M Trenton Douglas Merricks I

          AKA: Trent
         Born: Mar 31, 1936 - Callands, VA
         Died: Jan 1, 2017 - Newark, Licking Co., OH
       Buried: Jan 5, 2017 - Cedar Hill Cem., Newark, OH
       Spouse: M. Ellen Alban (1941-2017)
         Marr: Abt 1965



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Walter Bell Merricks, Jr. and Delphia Anne Shelton




Husband Walter Bell Merricks, Jr.

         Born: Apr 24, 1927 - Callands, VA
         Died: Jan 30, 1967 - Franklin Co., VA
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: Walter Bell Merricks, Sr. (1891-1953)
       Mother: Mabel Elizabeth Wells (1898-1997)


     Marriage: Apr 18, 1948 - York Co., SC
 Marr. Status: Divorced Mar 31, 1967



Wife Delphia Anne Shelton

         Born: Oct 4, 1929 - Dry Fork, Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Apr 17, 2021
       Buried: Apr 20, 2021 - Highland Burial Pk., Danville, VA


       Father: Cosby Menefee Shelton (1902-      )
       Mother: Georgia Daniel (1909-      )




Children
1 F Jo Anne Merricks (details suppressed for this person)

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       Spouse: Claude Swanson Owen (living)



Notes: Marriage

Divorced in Pittsylvania Co., Va.
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William Frederick Merricks and Janet Reva Allen




Husband William Frederick Merricks

          AKA: Freddie
         Born: Mar 26, 1933 - Callands, VA
         Died: Mar 29, 1996 - Winston-Salem Gen. Hosp., Forsyth Co., NC
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Luther Thomas Merricks (1892-1971)
       Mother: Madie Love Wright (1906-1993)


     Marriage: 



Wife Janet Reva Allen (details suppressed for this person)

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       Father: Walter Harvey Allen (1908-1970)
       Mother: Doris Ann Wells (1915-1970)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He worked for George's Super Market, and she for Graves Supply. Married by J.D. Hunt, III, Christian Min.
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William Thomas Merricks and Bessie Coleman Wright




Husband William Thomas Merricks

          AKA: Will
         Born: Mar 20, 1892 - Callands, VA
         Died: Apr 10, 1947 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried: Apr 11, 1947 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: John Hopson Merricks (1862-1938)
       Mother: Martha Elizabeth Eanes (1865-1962)


     Marriage: 1912



Wife Bessie Coleman Wright

         Born: Jul 28, 1893 - VA
         Died: Jun 9, 1982 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: William Thomas Wright (1860-1956)
       Mother: Nannie Maude Allen (1872-      )




Children
1 M John Odie Merricks

         Born: Jul 25, 1913 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Apr 20, 1998 - Callands, VA
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Fannie Mildred Haskins (1919-2006)
         Marr: Feb 15, 1944 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


2 F Cordie Ava Merricks

         Born: Dec 25, 1914 - Callands, VA
         Died: Jun 21, 2011 - Dry Fork, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: Jun 24, 2011 - Boaze Cem., Dry Fork, VA
       Spouse: Percy Jackson Willis (1911-1988)
         Marr: Sep 19, 1931 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


3 F Helen Woodrow Merricks

         Born: 1917 - Henry or Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Bef 1998
       Buried: 



4 F Ella Maude Merricks

          AKA: Ella
         Born: Nov 16, 1918 - Callands, VA
         Died: Feb 1, 1999 - Stratford House of Danville, VA
       Buried: Feb 1999 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Frederick Herman Coward (1918-2003)
         Marr: Nov 25, 1937 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


5 M Irvin Thomas Merricks

          AKA: Jack
         Born: Oct 26, 1920 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Mar 18, 2001 - Callands, VA
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Macie Odell Haskins (1917-2008)
         Marr: Oct 7, 1942 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA


6 M Wallace Anderson Merricks

         Born: Jul 29, 1923 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Nov 23, 1985 - Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC
       Buried: Nov 25, 1985 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Mary Lois Daniel (1929-2013)
         Marr: Oct 9, 1947 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


7 M Walter Thomas Merricks

         Born: Oct 24, 1926 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jul 28, 2014 - Dry Fork, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: Jul 30, 2014 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Rachel Lee Collins (1931-2023)
         Marr: Jun 12, 1948 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


8 F Ann Marie Merricks (details suppressed for this person)

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       Spouse: Richard Otha Wood


9 F Pauline Lucy Merricks

         Born: Aug 21, 1938 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: 
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       Spouse: Lionel Knicely Woodall (1931-2019)
         Marr: Jun 30, 1956 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



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William Thomas Merricks and Sarah Ann Yeatts




Husband William Thomas Merricks

         Born: Jan 15, 1858 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jul 13, 1953 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Jul 14, 1953 - Merricks Cem., Callands, VA


       Father: Micajah Hopkins Merricks (1816/1819-      )
       Mother: Martha Sue Bell (1834-      )


     Marriage: Abt 1885-1886



Wife Sarah Ann Yeatts

          AKA: Sallie
         Born: Dec 20, 1864 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Nov 17, 1927 - Callands (rural), Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: Nov 18, 1927 - Merricks Cem., Callands, VA


Children
1 M Claude Washington Merricks

         Born: Jan 11, 1887 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Feb 21, 1968 - Callands (rural), Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - Liberty Bapt. Ch. Cem., Callands, VA
       Spouse: Sallie Ann Austin (1892-1947)
         Marr: Oct 25, 1908 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: Annie Roxey Shelton (1894-1965)
         Marr: Dec 28, 1955 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA


2 M Lester H. Merricks

         Born: Oct 1890 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



3 M Luther Thomas Merricks

         Born: Apr 3, 1892 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Nov 3, 1971 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Madie Love Wright (1906-1993)
         Marr: Feb 25, 1923 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


4 F Bettie Sue Merricks

         Born: Apr 27, 1894 - VA
         Died: Jun 30, 1976
       Buried: Jul 2, 1976 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: This person had no known marriage and no known children


5 F Sallie Maude Merricks

         Born: Apr 9, 1896 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: May 1960 - NC
       Buried: May 27, 1960 - Pinewood Mem. Cem., Greenville, NC
       Spouse: Irvin Hughes Bowles (1896-      )
         Marr: Dec 24, 1920 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA


6 M Floyd D. Merricks

         Born: Nov 1897 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



7 F Rosalee Bartholomew Merricks

          AKA: Rosa
         Born: Apr 25, 1900 - Callands, VA
         Died: Aug 1982 - NC
       Buried: Aug 19, 1982 - Maplewood Cem., Durham, NC
       Spouse: Rufus E. Hurst (1892-1945)


8 F Pernie Merricks

         Born: Aug 7, 1902 - VA
         Died: Jun 7, 1973 - Portsmouth General Hospital, Portsmouth, VA
       Buried:  - Greenlawn Mem. Gdns., Chesapeake, VA
       Spouse: Eugene Edward Harvey (1900-1984)
         Marr: 1918-1922


9 M Henry C. Merricks

         Born: 1905 - VA
         Died: 
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10 F Jessie F. Merricks

         Born: 1913 - VA
         Died: 
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Robert Lee Noel and Annie Lee Merriman




Husband Robert Lee Noel

         Born: Aug 17, 1915 - Henry Co., VA
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     Marriage: Jul 2, 1936 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
 Marr. Status: Divorced Sep 6, 1947



Wife Annie Lee Merriman

         Born: Mar 13, 1918 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 20, 2002
       Buried: 


       Father: James Samuel Merriman I (1884-1958)
       Mother: America Ann Hunter (1890-1918)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He worked in a furniture factory. Married by J.P. McCabe, Bapt. Min. Divorced in Martinsville, Va.
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Bobby Gene Merriman and Susan Ann Cobler




Husband Bobby Gene Merriman

         Born: Jan 28, 1936 - Fieldale, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 8, 2023
       Buried: Apr 12, 2023 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Henry Clay Merriman (1915-2001)
       Mother: Annie Ruth Hodges (1914-2000)


     Marriage: 



Wife Susan Ann Cobler (details suppressed for this person)

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       Father: Robert Matthew Cobler (1901-      )
       Mother: Bessie Mae Clark (1908-      )




Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single, and both born in Henry Co., Va. He worked in a grocery story, and she at the Music Bar. Married by Gerald A. Goss, Missionary Bapt. Min.
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Samuel Jenkins Miles and Caroline Elizabeth Merriman




Husband Samuel Jenkins Miles

          AKA: Jenks
         Born: Mar 1846 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 8, 1916 - Chestnut Knob, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Samuel J. Miles Cem., Ridgeway, VA


       Father: Edward Nathaniel Miles, Sr. (1800-1877)
       Mother: Mahala Oxley (1810-1882)


     Marriage: Dec 26, 1872 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Caroline Elizabeth Merriman

          AKA: Callie
         Born: 1850 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Bef Jun 18, 1900
       Buried: 


       Father: John S. Merriman (1820-1906)
       Mother: Mary E. Bousman (1820-1855)




Children
1 F Cora Miles

         Born: 1874 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



2 M William Miles

         Born: 1876 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



3 M James Miles

         Born: Aug 1879 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



4 F Ellen Miles

         Born: Nov 1882 - VA
         Died: 
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5 F Nannie Miles

         Born: Jun 1884 - VA
         Died: 
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6 M Robert Miles

         Born: Dec 1885 - VA
         Died: 
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7 F Ann Miles

         Born: Jan 1888 - VA
         Died: 
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8 M Jesse Miles

         Born: Mar 1892 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 




Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Colonel Benjamin Merriman and Annie Pearl Mullins




Husband Colonel Benjamin Merriman

         Born: Apr 6, 1911 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 1, 2001
       Buried: 


       Father: Cabel L. Merriman (1879-      )
       Mother: Elizabeth L. Hunter (1880-      )


     Marriage: Dec 24, 1929 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Annie Pearl Mullins

         Born: 1910-1911 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children
1 M Milton Buford Merriman, Sr.

         Born: Mar 13, 1932 - Fieldale, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 27, 2012 - Blue Ridge Rehab. Ctr., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Dec 30, 2012 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Patsy Jean Eggleston (1936-2018)
         Marr: Sep 20, 1952 - Henry Co., VA. (Divorced Jun 19, 1969)
       Spouse: Frances Inez Meade (living)


2 F Betty Ann Merriman (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
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       Spouse: Earl Wayne Eanes



Notes: Marriage

Both were single.
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Derwood Green Merriman and Blanche Marie Thomas




Husband Derwood Green Merriman

         Born: Oct 12, 1917 - Draper, Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Jun 1, 1993 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: George Thomas Merriman (1871-1919)
       Mother: Maggie Elizabeth Fair (1875-1939)


     Marriage: Feb 18, 1944 - Fieldale, Henry Co., VA



Wife Blanche Marie Thomas

         Born: Apr 18, 1921 - Henry, Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Feb 22, 2016 - Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., VA
       Buried: Feb 25, 2016 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

They were both single. He worked for for Fieldale Dry Cleaners and she was a textile worker for Marshall Field. Married by J. Loudon Maddex, Bapt. Min.
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David Sherman Patterson and Eliza Jane Merriman




Husband David Sherman Patterson

         Born: Jan 5, 1874 - Ridgeway, Henry Co., VA
         Died: 1961
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: David Mayes Patterson (1844-1925)
       Mother: Sally Lou Mills (1845-1914)


     Marriage: Feb 19, 1905 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Eliza Jane Merriman

         Born: 1875-1878 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 1930
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: 
       Mother: Mary A. Merriman (1843-      )




Children
1 M John David Patterson

         Born: 1906 - Henry or Patrick Co., VA
         Died: Jan 2002 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Stella Chr. Ch., Stella, Henry Co., VA



2 M Noble Jesse Patterson

         Born: May 8, 1907 - VA
         Died: May 25, 1962 - Henry or Patrick Co., VA
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA



3 F Helen M. Patterson

         Born: Jul 19, 1909 - Spencer, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 26, 2004 - Greensboro, Guilford Co., NC
       Buried:  - Guilford Mem., Pk., Greensboro, NC
       Spouse: Marion Alexander Welch (1907-1970)


4 M Robert Lee Patterson

         Born: 1912 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



5 M George William Patterson

         Born: Jun 10, 1915 - Stella, Patrick Co., VA
         Died: May 3, 2015 - Stella, Patrick Co., VA
       Buried: May 6, 2015 - Stella Chr. Ch. Cem., Stella, VA
       Spouse: Opal Frances Padgett (1922-2019)
         Marr: Apr 6, 1944 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


6 M Unnamed Patterson

         Born: 1916 - Henry or Patrick Co., VA
         Died: 1916 - Henry or Patrick Co., VA
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA



7 F Mary Lou Patterson

         Born: Sep 10, 1918 - Henry or Patrick Co., VA
         Died: Mar 7, 1919 - Henry or Patrick Co., VA
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA



8 M Thomas Divers Patterson

         Born: Oct 15, 1922 - VA
         Died: Apr 29, 1997 - Henry or Patrick Co., VA
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA




Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Ernest Lee Merriman and Beatrice U. Robertson




Husband Ernest Lee Merriman

          AKA: Buck
         Born: 1908 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Charles Lee Merriman (1875-1951)
       Mother: Mary Lou Clark (1884-1976)


     Marriage: Apr 8, 1928 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Beatrice U. Robertson

         Born: 1909 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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David Harrison Roland and Ethel Ross Merriman




Husband David Harrison Roland

         Born: May 11, 1897 - VA
         Died: Jul 13, 1985
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Matthew Creed Roland (1873-1953)
       Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Miles (1870-1950)


     Marriage: 1923



Wife Ethel Ross Merriman

         Born: Apr 22, 1907 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 1, 2002 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: James Samuel Merriman I (1884-1958)
       Mother: America Ann Hunter (1890-1918)




Children
1 F Doris Elizabeth Roland

         Born: Aug 16, 1924 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 15, 2000 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: John West Gauldin (1918-1971)
         Marr: Aft Apr 27, 1940


2 F Nannie Frances Roland

         Born: Jun 2, 1926
         Died: Sep 21, 1926
       Buried: Sep 22, 1926 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA



3 M William Harrison Roland

         Born: Jul 17, 1928 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 8, 2002 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Oct 11, 2002 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Maria Clara Bauer (living)



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Harvey Jackson Patterson and Evelyn Estelle Merriman




Husband Harvey Jackson Patterson

         Born: May 15, 1927 - Patrick Co., VA
         Died: Jan 14, 2009 - Fieldale, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Jan 17, 2009 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Charles Lee Patterson (1881-1961)
       Mother: Nannie Belle Curry (1891-1968)


     Marriage: Aft Jul 25, 1981



Wife Evelyn Estelle Merriman

         Born: Apr 28, 1918 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 3, 2009 - Moses Cone Mem. Hosp., Greensboro, NC
       Buried: May 6, 2009 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Cabel L. Merriman (1879-      )
       Mother: Elizabeth L. Hunter (1880-      )



 Other Spouse: John Dewey Durham (1916-1981) - Feb 5, 1942 - Fieldale, Henry Co., VA


Children
Had no children
Notes: Marriage

Jul. 25, 1981 was when her 1st husband died.
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George Dewey Merriman and Mattie Virginia Richardson




Husband George Dewey Merriman

         Born: Jun 10, 1900 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 8, 1966 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Thomas Burley Merriman (1876-1935)
       Mother: Minnie Emma Donavant (1869-1950)


     Marriage: Dec 24, 1922 - Mayo, Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Mattie Virginia Richardson

         Born: Mar 26, 1903 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 1, 1995
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: John Abner Richardson (1879-1958)
       Mother: Ida Zoe Pace (1880-1971)




Children
1 F Virginia Dare Merriman

         Born: Sep 3, 1923 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 25, 1999 - Stanleytown Health Care Ctr., Stanleytown, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Richard Edward Napier, Sr. (1925-1999)
         Marr: Mar 21, 1952 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



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George Willis Merriman and Evelyn Christine Via




Husband George Willis Merriman

         Born: Jul 31, 1917 - Preston, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 17, 2009 - Bassett, VA
       Buried: Sep 21, 2009 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Charles Lee Merriman (1875-1951)
       Mother: Mary Lou Clark (1884-1976)


     Marriage: Apr 17, 1948 - Roanoke (city), VA



Wife Evelyn Christine Via

         Born: Mar 1, 1917 - Roanoke (city), VA
         Died: Dec 17, 2007 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Dec 19, 2007 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He was a banker and she a teacher. Married by Ralph E. White, Church of the Brethren Minister.
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James Burton Merriman and Martha Elizabeth Shelton




Husband James Burton Merriman

          AKA: Jim
         Born: Jan 29, 1847 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Mar 3, 1926 - Spencer, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: John S. Merriman (1820-1906)
       Mother: Mary E. Bousman (1820-1855)


     Marriage: Dec 27, 1870 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Martha Elizabeth Shelton

         Born: Jun 10, 1850 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 16, 1923 - Spencer, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Jun 17, 1923 - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: James M. Shelton (1810-1899)
       Mother: Adeline Jane Taylor (1823-Bef 1870)




Children
1 F Emma J. Merriman

         Born: 1871 - VA
         Died: Sep 28, 1930
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA
       Spouse: Robert Wilson Grogan (1869-1938)
         Marr: Dec 23, 1895 - Henry Co., VA


2 M James Addison Merriman

         Born: Mar 5, 1873 - Spencer, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 8, 1956 - Fieldale, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Apr 10, 1956 - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA
       Spouse: Minnie Ellen Ferris (1873-1946)
         Marr: 1896-1897


3 F Minnie B. Merriman

         Born: Aug 1875 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Morton Grogan (1878-      )
         Marr: Nov 23, 1898 - Henry Co., VA


4 F Susan Merriman

         Born: 1877 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: J. Darian Smith (      -      )


5 F Annie J. Merriman

         Born: Jul 1877 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Gilbert B. DeShazo (1870-      )
         Marr: 1896 - Henry Co., VA


6 M Orrin Ila Merriman

         Born: Feb 6, 1882 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 18, 1958
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA
       Spouse: Annie Mae Hensley (1884-1949)
         Marr: Dec 1906 - Henry Co., VA


7 M John William Merriman

         Born: Jun 1884 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



8 M Marvin Shelton Merriman

         Born: Feb 14, 1887 - Spencer, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 7, 1936 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Feb 14, 1936 - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA
       Spouse: This person had no known marriage and no known children


9 F Dollie Mae Merriman

         Born: Sep 14, 1889 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 15, 1987
       Buried:  - Horsepasture Chr. Ch. Cem., Horsepasture, VA
       Spouse: William Thomas Hensley, Sr. (1879-1960)
         Marr: Dec 29, 1908 - Henry Co., VA


10 M David H. Merriman

         Born: Sep 1894 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 




Notes: Marriage

Their marriage is recorded in the book by Anne Vestal-Miller: "<>The Marriage Register of Henry County, Virginia, Volume I, 1853-1878", pp. 44-45, 27 Dec. 1870: James Merriman, 23, single, born Franklin Co., Va., son of John S. & Polly Merriman, married Martha Shelton, 20, single, born Henry Co., Va., dau. of James & Adelin Shelton.
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James Donald Merriman and Trudy Rebecca Simpkins




Husband James Donald Merriman

         Born: Aug 25, 1929 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 22, 1991 - Duke Univ. Medical Ctr., Durham, NC
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: James Frank Merriman (1900-1977)
       Mother: Helen Woods (Cir 1910-      )


     Marriage: Jul 1, 1961 - Christiansburg, VA



Wife Trudy Rebecca Simpkins

         Born: May 29, 1937 - Radford (city), VA
         Died: Feb 9, 2022
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single, and both were school teachers. Married by Ira Astin, Methodist Min.
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James Frank Merriman and Helen Woods




Husband James Frank Merriman

         Born: Feb 18, 1900 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 18, 1977 - Kennedy House Nursing Home, Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: James Addison Merriman (1873-1956)
       Mother: Minnie Ellen Ferris (1873-1946)


     Marriage: 1927-1928
 Marr. Status: Divorced



Wife Helen Woods

         Born: Cir 1910
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children
1 M James Donald Merriman

         Born: Aug 25, 1929 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 22, 1991 - Duke Univ. Medical Ctr., Durham, NC
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Trudy Rebecca Simpkins (1937-2022)
         Marr: Jul 1, 1961 - Christiansburg, VA



Notes: Marriage

At the time of his WWI draft registration on Sep. 12, 1918, he was still single, and in the 1920 census, taken 20-21 Jan., he's still single. He hasn't yet been located in the 1930, where he would be shown as married, with at leasst one son, Jaes Donald, born 1929.
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James Moyer Merriman and Betty Lou Stowe




Husband James Moyer Merriman

         Born: Nov 26, 1936 - Ridgeway, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 28, 2022
       Buried: 


       Father: Rue Richard Merriman (1878-1945)
       Mother: Lucy Ethel Mills (1894-1977)


     Marriage: 
 Marr. Status: Divorced

 Other Spouse: Peggy Lou Joyce



Wife Betty Lou Stowe (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He was an upholsterer for Edwards Auto Seat Cover, and she was a bookkeeper for Piedmont Trust Bank. Married by Chevis F. Horne, Southern Bapt. Min. Divorced in Martinsville, Va.
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James Moyer Merriman and Peggy Lou Joyce




Husband James Moyer Merriman

         Born: Nov 26, 1936 - Ridgeway, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 28, 2022
       Buried: 


       Father: Rue Richard Merriman (1878-1945)
       Mother: Lucy Ethel Mills (1894-1977)


     Marriage: 

 Other Spouse: Betty Lou Stowe



Wife Peggy Lou Joyce (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Louis Washington Joyce (1899-1955)
       Mother: Nannie Sue Tuggle (1901-1981)



 Other Spouse: Lenwood Lee Adams


Children

Notes: Marriage

2nd marr. for both; he prev. div., and she prev. widowed. Married by Colvin L. Kirkman, Min.
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John Leonard Merriman and Peggy Ann Miles




Husband John Leonard Merriman

         Born: Jun 26, 1935 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 4, 2010 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Mt. Hermon Ch. of the Brethren Cem., Bassett, VA


       Father: Jesse Frederick Merriman (1905-1984)
       Mother: Margaret Elizabeth Jones (1903-      )


     Marriage: Sep 28, 1979 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
 Marr. Status: Divorced May 18, 1982

 Other Spouse: Nancy Sue Wingfield (1942-2013) - Aft May 18, 1982



Wife Peggy Ann Miles

         Born: Mar 13, 1937 - Spray, Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Oren Linworth Miles (1916-1966)
       Mother: Ida Lena McGuire (1916-1991)



 Other Spouse: George Mitchell Doman (1934-      ) - May 16, 1953 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA (Divorced Dec 12, 1973)


Children

Notes: Marriage

This was the 3d marriage for both; both previously divorced. Married by Thomas Pullin, Ordained Wesleyan Minister. Divorced in Henry Co., Va.
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John Leonard Merriman and Nancy Sue Wingfield




Husband John Leonard Merriman

         Born: Jun 26, 1935 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 4, 2010 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Mt. Hermon Ch. of the Brethren Cem., Bassett, VA


       Father: Jesse Frederick Merriman (1905-1984)
       Mother: Margaret Elizabeth Jones (1903-      )


     Marriage: Aft May 18, 1982

 Other Spouse: Peggy Ann Miles (1937-      ) - Sep 28, 1979 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA (Divorced May 18, 1982)



Wife Nancy Sue Wingfield

         Born: Feb 28, 1942 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 9, 2013 - Stanleytown Health Care Ctr., Stanleytown, VA
       Buried: Dec 12, 2013 - Mt. Hermon Ch. of the Brethren Cem., Bassett, VA


       Father: Ivan James Wingfield (1907-      )
       Mother: Mattie Florence Shaw (1906-      )



 Other Spouse: Floyd Henley Bryant, Jr. (1943-2023) - Jun 17, 1961 - Axton, Henry Co., VA (Divorced Apr 28, 1981)


Children

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John Leslie Merriman and Ava Marie Patterson




Husband John Leslie Merriman

         Born: Nov 6, 1909 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 19, 1953
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Thomas Burley Merriman (1876-1935)
       Mother: Minnie Emma Donavant (1869-1950)


     Marriage: Apr 22, 1933 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Ava Marie Patterson

         Born: 1912-1915 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Noble Jarrett Patterson (1876-1962)
       Mother: Maude Alma Thacker (1881-1943)




Children

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John Peter Merriman and Nancy T. Shelton




Husband John Peter Merriman

         Born: May 1853 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John S. Merriman (1820-1906)
       Mother: Mary E. Bousman (1820-1855)


     Marriage: Jan 4, 1882 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Nancy T. Shelton

          AKA: Nannie
         Born: Apr 1857 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Bef Apr 20, 1910
       Buried: 


       Father: James M. Shelton (1810-1899)
       Mother: Adeline Jane Taylor (1823-Bef 1870)




Children
1 F Josephine Merriman

          AKA: Phinie
         Born: May 14, 1889 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 22, 1959 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Dec 26, 1959 - Blackberry Bapt. Ch. Cem., Bassett, VA
       Spouse: Hardin Wyatt Jarrett, Sr. (1880-1940)
         Marr: Dec 12, 1912 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Virgie M. Merriman

         Born: Oct 1891 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 




Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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John S. Merriman and Martha Ann Wells




Husband John S. Merriman

         Born: May 20, 1820 - Cumberland Co., VA
         Died: 1906 - Spencer, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Mar 15, 1870 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Mary E. Bousman (1820-1855) - Dec 12, 1842 - Franklin Co., VA



Wife Martha Ann Wells

         Born: 1839 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Freeman Wells (1802-      )
       Mother: Sarah Ann Unknown (1810-      )




Children
1 M George Thomas Merriman

         Born: Dec 5, 1871 - Spencer, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 28, 1919
       Buried:  - Horsepasture Chr. Ch. Cem., Horsepasture, VA
       Spouse: Maggie Elizabeth Fair (1875-1939)


2 F Susan Jane Merriman

         Born: Jan 5, 1873 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



3 M Charles Lee Merriman

         Born: May 18, 1875 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 12, 1951 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Mary Lou Clark (1884-1976)
         Marr: Dec 23, 1902 - Henry Co., VA


4 M Rue Richard Merriman

         Born: Mar 16, 1878 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 19, 1945
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA
       Spouse: Lucy Ethel Mills (1894-1977)
         Marr: Jun 28, 1914 - Henry Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

He was a widower and she was single.
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Joseph William Merriman and Minnie Lee Stanley




Husband Joseph William Merriman

          AKA: Joe
         Born: Apr 22, 1881 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 10, 1955 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Jun 12, 1955 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Lorenzo Dow Merriman (1846-1894)
       Mother: Nancy J. Bouldin (1846-      )


     Marriage: Jan 11, 1903 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Idella Stovall Thomasson (1880-1967) - Sep 8, 1906 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Minnie Lee Stanley

         Born: Mar 28, 1880 - Oak Level, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 9, 1969 - R.J. Reynolds Mem. Hosp., Stuart, VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA


       Father: Samuel H. Stanley (1855-      )
       Mother: Lucy Ann Stone (1858-      )



 Other Spouse: Henry Alfred Thomason (1876-1953) - Feb 7, 1904 - Henry Co., VA (Divorced Oct 8, 1938)


Children

Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Joseph William Merriman and Idella Stovall Thomasson




Husband Joseph William Merriman

          AKA: Joe
         Born: Apr 22, 1881 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 10, 1955 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Jun 12, 1955 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Lorenzo Dow Merriman (1846-1894)
       Mother: Nancy J. Bouldin (1846-      )


     Marriage: Sep 8, 1906 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Minnie Lee Stanley (1880-1969) - Jan 11, 1903 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Idella Stovall Thomasson

          AKA: Ida
         Born: Mar 14, 1880 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 15, 1967
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: William Jasper Thomasson (1856-1930)
       Mother: Julia M. Edwards (1855-1886)




Children
1 M Robert L. Merriman

         Born: Sep 13, 1908
         Died: Sep 13, 1908
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



2 F Mary Irene Merriman

         Born: May 21, 1910 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 19, 1964
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: William Carter Dalton (1904-1971)
         Marr: Dec 25, 1927 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Forest H. Hall (1909-1991)


3 F Gladys Ross Merriman

         Born: Jul 19, 1912 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 5, 2006 - Alamance Reg. Med. Ctr., Alamance Co., NC
       Buried: Jul 8, 2006 - Graham Mem. Park, Swepsonville, NC
       Spouse: Harry Edward Jarrett (1909-1971)
         Marr: Mar 21, 1931 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA


4 M James Everett Merriman, Sr.

         Born: May 2, 1916 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 24, 1995
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Mary Gunter (1912-2003)


5 M William Tabor Merriman

         Born: Sep 26, 1918 - Crumpler, McDowell Co., WV
         Died: Aug 21, 2006 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Ruby Aileen Shelton (1926-2018)
         Marr: Feb 15, 1947 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


6 M Jesse Nolen Merriman

         Born: Dec 7, 1920
         Died: Oct 23, 1967
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Etta Handy (1922-1991)


7 F Sarah Janet Merriman

         Born: Dec 7, 1920
         Died: Sep 1921
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



8 F Hazel Ruth Merriman

         Born: Nov 2, 1922 - Bassett, VA
         Died: Sep 20, 1952 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Sep 21, 1952 - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Curtis Hall Martin, Sr. (1921-2007)
         Marr: Apr 12, 1946 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Louis Gerald Merriman and Hazel Payne




Husband Louis Gerald Merriman

          AKA: Jerry
         Born: Jul 4, 1935 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 17, 2012 - Stanleytown, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: John William Merriman (1903-1996)
       Mother: Nannie Katherine Gravely (1903-2001)


     Marriage: Apr 12, 1959 - Cheraw, Chesterfield Co., SC
 Marr. Status: Divorced Jun 20, 1980

 Other Spouse: Virginia Pauline Harbour (1929-      ) - May 9, 1981 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Hazel Payne

         Born: Jan 17, 1929 - Wythe Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

Notes: Marriage

His 1st., and her 2nd marriage. Divorced in Henry Co., Va.
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Edward Lee Shelton and Lucy Dillard Merriman




Husband Edward Lee Shelton

         Born: Dec 28, 1906 - Patrick Co., VA
         Died: Aug 13, 1990 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Samuel Bass Shelton (1870-1935)
       Mother: Nannie Elizabeth Fulcher (1878-1966)


     Marriage: Dec 24, 1931 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Lucy Dillard Merriman

         Born: Oct 21, 1909 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 14, 2006 - Blue Ridge Rehab. Ctr., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Jan 18, 2006 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Charles Lee Merriman (1875-1951)
       Mother: Mary Lou Clark (1884-1976)




Children

Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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William Andrew Miles and Lucy F. Merriman




Husband William Andrew Miles

          AKA: Willie
         Born: Sep 30, 1860 - VA
         Died: Nov 28, 1919
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: Riley Harrison Miles (1832-      )
       Mother: Sarah Jane Robertson (1840-      )


     Marriage: Dec 25, 1888 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Lucy F. Merriman

         Born: Sep 1, 1868 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 30, 1910
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: 
       Mother: Mary A. Merriman (1843-      )




Children
1 M John Allen Miles

         Born: Nov 12, 1889 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 16, 1974 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA
       Spouse: Clara Lee Clark (1892-1990)
         Marr: Dec 25, 1915 - Patrick Co., VA


2 F Hattie Jane Miles

         Born: Apr 27, 1892 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 7, 1981 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Pleasant Grove Christian Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: William Bennett Clark (1899-1959)
         Marr: 1918


3 F Minnie L. Miles

         Born: Jul 1892 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



4 M Richard H. Miles

         Born: Nov 1894 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



5 M James Alvah Miles

         Born: Jan 26, 1897 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 6, 1946
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Velda Nelson (1896-1976)


6 M William Harrison Miles, Sr.

          AKA: Hass
         Born: Jan 26, 1897 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 23, 1984 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Pleasant View Bapt. Ch. Cem., Patrick Co., VA
       Spouse: Dora Dell Tilley (1895-1980)
         Marr: Abt 1917-1918 - Henry Co., VA


7 M George Spencer Miles

         Born: Nov 24, 1899 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 20, 1990
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Lillie Mae Clark (1903-1983)
         Marr: Dec 25, 1921 - Patrick Co., VA


8 F Nellie Brown Miles

          AKA: Nell
         Born: Feb 11, 1902 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 20, 1999
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA
       Spouse: James Earl Rea (1906-1959)
         Marr: Feb 25, 1928 - Henry Co., VA


9 M David R. Miles

         Born: Sep 4, 1904 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 11, 1992 - VA
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Thelma Marshall (1908-      )
         Marr: 1931 - McDowell Co., WV



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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James Burton Wilkinson and Martha Sue Merriman




Husband James Burton Wilkinson

         Born: Oct 18, 1894 - Carroll Co., VA
         Died: Apr 1, 1964 - NC Bapt. Med. Ctr., Winston-Salem, NC
       Buried: Apr 3, 1964 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
     Marriage: Oct 8, 1921 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Martha Sue Merriman

         Born: Sep 17, 1905 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 19, 1983 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Charles Lee Merriman (1875-1951)
       Mother: Mary Lou Clark (1884-1976)




Children
1 F Katherine Marie Wilkinson

         Born: Sep 19, 1926 - Fieldale, Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 19, 2010 - Kate B. Reynolds Hospice, Winston-Salem, NC
       Buried: May 22, 2010 - Lewisville UMC, Lewisville, NC
       Spouse: Richard Fuller Wagner, Sr. (1922-2014)
         Marr: Jul 5, 1947 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


2 M Warren Leon Wilkinson

          AKA: Popeye
         Born: Apr 6, 1934 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 12, 2005 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Barbara Ann Stegall (1935-2008)
         Marr: Aug 25, 1962 - Fieldale, Henry Co., VA


3 F Rebecca Sue Wilkinson (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Clyde Douglas Joyce



Notes: Marriage

Married in a civil ceremony.
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Mary A. Merriman




Husband (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: 



Wife Mary A. Merriman

         Born: Sep 1843 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John S. Merriman (1820-1906)
       Mother: Mary E. Bousman (1820-1855)




Children
1 F Lucy F. Merriman

         Born: Sep 1, 1868 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 30, 1910
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA
       Spouse: William Andrew Miles (1860-1919)
         Marr: Dec 25, 1888 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Eliza Jane Merriman

         Born: 1875-1878 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 1930
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA
       Spouse: David Sherman Patterson (1874-1961)
         Marr: Feb 19, 1905 - Henry Co., VA



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Charles Pickurel and Mary Alice Merriman




Husband Charles Pickurel

         Born: Jul 1, 1909 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 13, 1993
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: Thomas Furlong Pickurel (1869-1934)
       Mother: Mary Lou Minter (1878-1958)


     Marriage: Sep 21, 1934 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Mary Alice Merriman

         Born: Oct 11, 1917 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 24, 1949
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: Rue Richard Merriman (1878-1945)
       Mother: Lucy Ethel Mills (1894-1977)




Children
1 M Charles Douglas Pickurel

          AKA: Doug
         Born: Feb 5, 1935 - VA
         Died: Oct 9, 2017
       Buried:  - Mountain View Cem., Ridgeway, VA
       Spouse: Minnie Marie Biggs (1934-2015)
         Marr: 1953-1954


2 F Jean C. Pickurel (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 




Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Herman Padgett and Mattie May Merriman




Husband Herman Padgett

         Born: 1905 - NC
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Sep 25, 1926 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Mattie May Merriman

         Born: Aug 5, 1908 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 16, 1996
       Buried: 


       Father: Cabel L. Merriman (1879-      )
       Mother: Elizabeth L. Hunter (1880-      )




Children

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Milton Buford Merriman, Sr. and Frances Inez Meade




Husband Milton Buford Merriman, Sr.

         Born: Mar 13, 1932 - Fieldale, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 27, 2012 - Blue Ridge Rehab. Ctr., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Dec 30, 2012 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Colonel Benjamin Merriman (1911-2001)
       Mother: Annie Pearl Mullins (1910/1911-      )


     Marriage: 

 Other Spouse: Patsy Jean Eggleston (1936-2018) - Sep 20, 1952 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Frances Inez Meade (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

Notes: Marriage

His 2d marriage (previously divorced), and she was single. Married by Colvin L. Kirkman, Bapt. Min.
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Robert Lee Thomasson and Nannie Elizabeth Merriman




Husband Robert Lee Thomasson

          AKA: Bob
         Born: Aug 8, 1893 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 12, 1970 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
     Marriage: Dec 24, 1926 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Nannie Elizabeth Merriman

         Born: Apr 30, 1904 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 18, 2007 - Stanleytown Health Care Ctr., Stanleytown, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Cabel L. Merriman (1879-      )
       Mother: Elizabeth L. Hunter (1880-      )




Children
1 M Clyde M. Thomasson

         Born: Apr 14, 1928
         Died: Mar 30, 2002
       Buried: 



2 M Ralph Engles Thomasson, Sr.

         Born: Jun 23, 1930 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 23, 2003
       Buried:  - Pensacola Mem. Gdns., Pensacola, FL
       Spouse: Shirley Ann Joyce (1933-2009)
         Marr: May 11, 1951 - Henry Co., VA


3 M John Turner Thomasson

          AKA: J. T.
         Born: Sep 14, 1932 - Fieldale, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 28, 2012 - Dobson, Surry Co., NC
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Virginia Colleen Bratton (living)



Notes: Marriage

Both were single.
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Harry Jones Shumate, Sr. and Pattie Snow Merriman




Husband Harry Jones Shumate, Sr.

         Born: Oct 12, 1899 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 18, 1982 - Goldsboro, Wayne Co., NC
       Buried: Dec 20, 1982 - Goldsboro, Wayne Co., NC


       Father: Henry Jones Shumate (1859-1928)
       Mother: Mary Prillaman (1876-1909)


     Marriage: Apr 23, 1919 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Pattie Snow Merriman

         Born: Feb 2, 1897 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 9, 1989 - Goldsboro, Wayne Co., NC
       Buried:  - Goldsboro, Wayne Co., NC


       Father: Thomas Burley Merriman (1876-1935)
       Mother: Minnie Emma Donavant (1869-1950)




Children

Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Paul Edward Merriman and Melissa L'Jeanne Hankins




Husband Paul Edward Merriman

         Born: Nov 3, 1933 - Martinsville, Morgan Co., IN
         Died: Mar 2, 1993 - Lee Co., FL
       Buried:  - Nebo Mem. Pk. Cem., Martinsville, IN
     Marriage: 



Wife Melissa L'Jeanne Hankins (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: James Smith Hankins, Sr. (1915-2007)
       Mother: L'Jeanne Ridenhaur Gray (1919-1981)



 Other Spouse: Gary Alan Pearman


Children

Notes: Marriage

He was once divorced and she was single. Married by Paul E. Messinger, Presby. Min. They divorced in June 1991, and then remarried each other Jul. 16, 1992 in Plainfield, Hendricks Co., Indiana, he was retired and she was a bookkeeper.
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Reed Marshall Merriman and Nannie Marie Spencer




Husband Reed Marshall Merriman

         Born: Sep 12, 1912 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 23, 1993 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: Thomas Burley Merriman (1876-1935)
       Mother: Minnie Emma Donavant (1869-1950)


     Marriage: May 13, 1935 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Nannie S. Wood (      -      )

 Other Spouse: Lillie Hope Wilson (1926-2003)



Wife Nannie Marie Spencer

          AKA: Nannie
         Born: Jul 22, 1919 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 29, 1987 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: James Russell Wood (1918-1971) - Nov 14, 1949 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. Divorced in Henry Co., Va.
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Reed Marshall Merriman and Nannie S. Wood




Husband Reed Marshall Merriman

         Born: Sep 12, 1912 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 23, 1993 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: Thomas Burley Merriman (1876-1935)
       Mother: Minnie Emma Donavant (1869-1950)


     Marriage: 

 Other Spouse: Nannie Marie Spencer (1919-1987) - May 13, 1935 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Lillie Hope Wilson (1926-2003)



Wife Nannie S. Wood

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

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Reed Marshall Merriman and Lillie Hope Wilson




Husband Reed Marshall Merriman

         Born: Sep 12, 1912 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 23, 1993 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: Thomas Burley Merriman (1876-1935)
       Mother: Minnie Emma Donavant (1869-1950)


     Marriage: 

 Other Spouse: Nannie Marie Spencer (1919-1987) - May 13, 1935 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Nannie S. Wood (      -      )



Wife Lillie Hope Wilson

         Born: Apr 10, 1926 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 6, 2003 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: Henry Drewry Wilson, Sr. (1875-1949)
       Mother: Sallie Beth Wilson (1882-1956)




Children

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Rue Richard Merriman and Lucy Ethel Mills




Husband Rue Richard Merriman

         Born: Mar 16, 1878 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 19, 1945
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: John S. Merriman (1820-1906)
       Mother: Martha Ann Wells (1839-      )


     Marriage: Jun 28, 1914 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Lucy Ethel Mills

         Born: Oct 21, 1894 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 28, 1977
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA


       Father: Joseph Henry Mills (1850-1926)
       Mother: Lelia Maude Haynes (1872-1912)




Children
1 F Mary Alice Merriman

         Born: Oct 11, 1917 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 24, 1949
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA
       Spouse: Charles Pickurel (1909-1993)
         Marr: Sep 21, 1934 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Hazel Merriman

         Born: May 29, 1928 - VA
         Died: Dec 3, 1935 - VA
       Buried:  - Old Well Chris. Ch. Cem., Spencer, VA



3 F Lelia Grace Merriman (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Edwin Brice Taylor


4 M James Moyer Merriman

         Born: Nov 26, 1936 - Ridgeway, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 28, 2022
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Betty Lou Stowe (living)
       Spouse: Peggy Lou Joyce (living)



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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D. L. Smith and Sallie L. Merriman




Husband D. L. Smith

         Born: 1899 - NC
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: 



Wife Sallie L. Merriman

         Born: 1901 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Cabel L. Merriman (1879-      )
       Mother: Elizabeth L. Hunter (1880-      )




Children

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J. Darian Smith and Susan Merriman




Husband J. Darian Smith

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: 



Wife Susan Merriman

         Born: 1877 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: James Burton Merriman (1847-1926)
       Mother: Martha Elizabeth Shelton (1850-1923)




Children

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Richard Edward Napier, Sr. and Virginia Dare Merriman




Husband Richard Edward Napier, Sr.

         Born: Aug 27, 1925 - Richmond, VA
         Died: May 31, 1999 - VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
     Marriage: Mar 21, 1952 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



Wife Virginia Dare Merriman

         Born: Sep 3, 1923 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 25, 1999 - Stanleytown Health Care Ctr., Stanleytown, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: George Dewey Merriman (1900-1966)
       Mother: Mattie Virginia Richardson (1903-1995)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He was in the U.S. Navy, and she a student at Perry Business School. Married by L.R. Broughmon (sic), Bapt. Min.



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