Charlie Meredith

M, b. circa 1880

Blanche Grace Mary Merlin

F, b. 20 August 1912, d. 20 February 2003
  • Blanche Grace Mary Merlin was born on 20 August 1912 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • She was the daughter of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Blanche Grace Mary Merlin died on 20 February 2003 in Rockland, Massachusetts, USA, at age 90.

Brenton Louis Merlin

M, b. 14 January 1916, d. December 1977
  • Brenton Louis Merlin was born on 14 January 1916 in Halifax, Canada.
  • He was the son of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Brenton Louis Merlin died in December 1977 in Hull, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA, at age 61.

Edward Arthur Merlin

M, b. 8 June 1919, d. 6 December 1919
  • Edward Arthur Merlin was born on 8 June 1919 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • He was the son of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Edward Arthur Merlin died on 6 December 1919 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

George William Merlin

M, b. 27 May 1885, d. 11 August 1957
  • George William Merlin was born on 27 May 1885 in Upper Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of Amanda BLACK and George MERLIN.
  • At the age of 22 years, 3 months and 22 days, George William Merlin married Mary Ethel Hooper, daughter of George Hooper and Annie Elizabeth Boutilier, on 18 September 1907 in Halifax. Mary was the 23 year old daughter of George ( a collector) and Annie. She was born and lived in Halifax. George was the 22 year old son of George and Amanda born Upper Prospect and living in Halifax. He was a tailor. Witnesses to the marriage were Ray Purdie and Blanch C Hooper.
    They had a family of 11 children.
  • George William Merlin witnessed the marriage of Blanche St Clair Hooper and Raymond Arthur Purdy on 15 January 1908 in Halifax; She was the 22 year old daughter of William (a collector) and Annie HOOPER. She was born in Halifax and lived in Halifax. Raymond was a 23 year old waiter born and living in Truro. His parents were Arthur (an Engineer) and Loronia PURDY. Witnesses to the marriage were G W Merlin and Mary E Merlin (Blanche's sister.)
  • George William Merlin died on 11 August 1957 in Roslindale, Massachusetts, USA, at age 72.

Children of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper

Katherine Louise May Merlin

F, b. 13 September 1923, d. January 2010
  • Katherine Louise May Merlin was born on 13 September 1923 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • She was the daughter of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Katherine Louise May Merlin died in January 2010 in Tennessee, USA, at age 86.

Murry Basil Merlin

M, b. 21 December 1910, d. 5 February 1941
  • Murry Basil Merlin was born on 21 December 1910 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • He was the son of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Murry Basil Merlin died on 5 February 1941 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 30.

Russell V Merlin

M, b. 26 May 1922, d. September 1968

Sylvia Elizabeth Merlin

F, b. 30 December 1909, d. 12 December 2001
  • Sylvia Elizabeth Merlin was born on 30 December 1909 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • She was the daughter of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Sylvia Elizabeth Merlin married Robert Edward Donnelly circa 1930.
  • Sylvia Elizabeth Merlin died on 12 December 2001 in Quincey, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, at age 91.

Vincent George Merlin

M, b. 12 September 1908, d. 13 February 1960
  • Vincent George Merlin was born on 12 September 1908 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • He was the son of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Vincent George Merlin died on 13 February 1960 at age 51.

Cecilia Mary Merriman

F, b. 10 September 1909

Albert William Merritt

M, b. 1887, d. 15 August 1952

Alfred Harding Bonner Merritt

M, b. 1901, d. 1974

Alfred William Merritt

M, b. 1843, d. 22 January 1902
  • Alfred William Merritt was born in 1843.
  • He was the son of William Merritt and Elizabeth Harding.
  • At the age of 27 years, Alfred William Merritt married Lucy Harris on 24 May 1870 in Toowoomba, Queensland. They were married at the residence of Lucy's aunt by Rev J H Rogers. At the time Alfred was living at Highfields.
  • Alfred William Merritt was of the Primitive Methodist faith.
  • On 24 May 1879 Alfred Merritt was the chairman a morning tea held at Albert Mills to farewell Rev R A Bailey of the Primitive Methodist Church. Messers Stone, Case, Cossart and Bailey all spoke. Edward Pechey was unable to attend. Rev Bailey gave his final sermon at the Crow's Nest Court House the following day.
  • In 1880 Alfred was the first secretary of the Highfields Shire Council.
  • He. On 10 Nov 1880, a fund raising event was held for the ensuing the newly built Perseverence Primitive Methodist Church, which cost £41, excluding gratuitous labour, was opened free of debt. Joseph Cossart acted as steward for the meeting which was chaired by Rev Thomas Thatcher, and attended by Mr Munro, Mr Littleton, Mr Mitchell, Mr Stone, and Mr Merritt. A special thanks went to William Gunter.
  • In January 1889 Alf Merritt resigned from the Merritt Creek State School committe. His position was filled by G (?)Buzzacott.
  • Alfred William Merritt died on 22 January 1902 in Queensland. The Brisbane Courier reported:- " The funeral of the late Mr. A. W. Merritt, town clerk of Toowoomba, who died suddenly yesterday, took place this afternoon, and was very largely attended. The Mayor (Alderman C. Rowbotham), all the aldermen, including those just elected, and many past aldermen, were present ; also a large number of prominent citizens, the employees of the corporation, and others, The municipal offices heree were closed during the day, and all the business places along the line of the funeral procession closed their doors as a token of respect to the deceased gentleman. The services at the grave were performed by the Revs. J. G. Martin and R. H. Blaimiers, Wesleyan ministers, of the Toowoomba circuit, of which the deceased was a prominent member. Numerous wreaths and flowers were laid on the coffin."
  • He was buried on 23 January 1902 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PUB2-1R3-0011.

Children of Alfred William Merritt and Lucy Harris

Alfred William Harding Merritt

M, b. 10 December 1873, d. 29 July 1942
  • Alfred William Harding Merritt was born on 10 December 1873 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Alfred William Merritt and Lucy Harris.
  • At the age of 25 years, Alfred William Harding Merritt married Amelia Jane Bonner in 1899 in Queensland.
  • In August 1922 Alf Merritt was appointed Shire Clerk to the Highfields Shire Council. His father Alfred had been Shire Clerk and foreman of works for 14 years. His brother Frank was the shire clerk in Toowoomba at the time.
  • Alfred William Harding Merritt died on 29 July 1942 in Cabarlah at age 68.
  • He was buried on 30 July 1942 in Cabarlah Cemetery. CE1-00F-0007.

Child of Alfred William Harding Merritt and Amelia Jane Bonner

Amy Merritt

F, b. 1872

Annie May Merritt

F, b. 1896

Arthur Gordon Merritt

M, b. 1904

Benjamin Roland Merritt

M, b. 1883, d. 1964

Child of Benjamin Roland Merritt and Christina Wassmund

Donald Merritt

M, b. September 1857, d. 1927
  • Donald Merritt's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the September 1857 Quarter.
  • He was the son of William Merritt and Charlotte Allen.
  • Donald Merritt died in 1927 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Donald Tom Merritt

M, b. 1889, d. 1966

Dortothy May Merritt

F, b. 1912, d. 1977

Edith Merritt

F, b. 7 February 1871

Edith May Merritt

F, b. 1862, d. 28 February 1932
  • Edith May Merritt was born in 1862 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Moses Merritt and Sarah Taylor.
  • At the age of 30 years, Edith May Merritt married Ernest Schulz in 1892 in Queensland.
  • On 15 February 1931,her husband, Ernest Schulz died in Queensland.
  • Edith May Merritt died on 28 February 1932 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 29 February 1932 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. OPD1-002-0021.

Child of Edith May Merritt

Child of Edith May Merritt and Ernest Schulz

Eleanor Mary Merritt

F, b. 1883

Elizabeth Merritt

F, b. March 1862

Eva Rose Merritt

F, b. 1893, d. 1912

Florence Merritt

F, b. 1875
  • Florence Merritt was born in 1875 in Queensland. She was a twin to Lilly.
  • She was the daughter of Alfred William Merritt and Lucy Harris.
  • In 1901 Lilly and (presumedly) Florence were running a boarding house at Fernbank (Cabarlah). The Queensland Country Life reported on 12 April 1901" ... Proceeding along the railway line one passes the small stations, Klineton, Cabarlah, where the Miss Merritt's have an excellent
    boarding house on the edge of the range, and which is held in high esteem as a health resort."

Frank Hugh Merritt

M, b. 1880, d. 1968
  • Frank Hugh Merritt was born in 1880 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Alfred William Merritt and Lucy Harris.
  • In August 1922 Alf Merritt was appointed Shire Clerk to the Highfields Shire Council. His father Alfred had been Shire Clerk and foreman of works for 14 years. His brother Frank was the shire clerk in Toowoomba at the time.
  • Frank Hugh Merritt died in 1968 in Queensland.

George Frederick Merritt

M, b. 1901, d. 1901