- Born December 5, 1806 in Mason, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
- Parents were SAMUEL MERRIAM and LUCY WHEELER.
- Married HANNAH MATILDA WENTWORTH.
- ALFRED BROOKS MERRIAM, born April 17, 1859 in New York, New York. Married FLORENCE LOUISE SAHLER on October 11, 1911 in New York, New York.
Unknown, Genealogy and history of representative citizens of the commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, New England Historical Pub. Co. 1902, Page 343.