American Silversmiths

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Marcus Merriman
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James Edward Merriman


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1. Emmeline Sarah Wilcox

James Edward Merriman
  • Born: 27 Jan 1815, New Haven CT
  • Marriage (1): Emmeline Sarah Wilcox on 4 Oct 1843
  • Died: 15 May 1879, New Haven CT

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1837-1840 as a silversmith in New York City NY from a shop at 371 Pearl Street.
  • He was a partner in 1841-1847 with Frederick H. Clark in Memphis TN as MERRIMAN & CLARK.

  • He was a partner in 1847-1860 with Charles Granniss Merriman in Memphis TN as J. E. MERRIMAN & Co, dealers in watches, jewelry, silverware, guns, and cutlery from a shop at 32 Front Row.

  • Alternate Mark
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Memphis TN, listed as a watchmaker.

  • He was a partner in 1860-1870 with William C. Byrd in Memphis TN as MERRIMAN, BYRD & Co.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Memphis TN, listed as a jeweler. Robert Francis Wilcox, jeweler, is also listed in his household.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Saint Louis MO, listed as a gun merchant.

James married Emmeline Sarah Wilcox, daughter of Norman A. Wilcox and Sarah Prince Fenn, on 4 Oct 1843. (Emmeline Sarah Wilcox was born on 24 Aug 1819 in Berlin CT and died on 17 May 1857.)

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