David MERRELL
Catherine "Hattie" GARRISON
Elizabeth GARRISON


Husband:  David MERRELL
Birth:  26 May 1801, Buncombe Co., North Carolina
Death:  12 Nov 1880, San Saba Co., Texas
Burial:
Father:  Benjamin MERRELL
Mother:  Penelope MERRELL 

Marriage-1:   19 Oct 1824, Buncombe Co., North Carolina

Wife-1:  Catherine "Hattie" GARRISON
Birth:  21 Jun 1796, Buncombe Co., North Carolina 
Death:  13 Mar 1833, Buncombe Co., North Carolina
Burial:
Father:  William GARRISON
Mother:  Elizabeth DICKERSON

Marriage-2:   12 Feb 1835, Buncombe Co., North Carolina

Wife-2:  Elizabeth GARRISON
Birth:  16 Dec 1798, Buncombe Co., North Carolina
Death:  17 Apr 1880, San Saba Co., Texas
Burial:
Father:  William GARRISON
Mother:  Elizabeth DICKERSON

Children - Marriage-1:  
1. William Henry Wright MERRELL, b: 12 Aug 1825, Buncombe Co., North Carolina
2. Adolphus Marion Garrison MERRELL, b: 23 Dec 1826, Buncombe Co., North Carolina
3. Robert Franklin Vance MERRELL, b: 25 Jul 1828, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
4. Mary Jane MERRELL, b: 2 Apr 1831, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
5. Elizabeth Catherine MERRELL, b: 13 Mar 1833, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  

Children - Marriage-2:
  
1. Benjamin Perry James MERRELL, b: 2 Sep 1836, Lewis Co., Missouri
2. Narcissa Matilda MERRELL, b: 17 Apr 1839, Lewis Co., Missouri
3. David Alexander MERRELL, b: 9 Jul 1842, Lewis Co., Missouri
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Notes:    
From A Short Record and Autobiography of the Garrison Family of North Carolina:
Catherine Garrison, the fourth child of Captain William Garrison, married Mr. David Merrell.  She had five children and died.  Mr. Merrell then married Elizabeth Garrison, her sister, and fifth child of Captain William Garrison.  Mr. Merrell then emigrated to Lewis County, Missouri about the year 1834 or 1835, then emigrated to the Republic of Texas, Dallas County. Cedar Bluff was his post office. 

1830 Federal Census Data (M19_0118, Page 251), Not Stated, Buncombe Co., North Carolina

 NAME

 

< 5

5-9

10-14

15-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60-69

70-79

80-89

90-99

 MERRELL, David

Males

3

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Females

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 

 3 Males

< 5

1826 1830

  =  William          (b: 1825)
  =  Adolphus      (b: 1826)
  =  Robert           (b: 1828)

 

 1 Male

20 29

1801 1810

  =  David             (b: 1801)

 

 1 Female

20 29

1801 1810

  =  Katherine      (b:  1796)

 

1840 Federal Census Data (M704_0225, Page 186), Not Stated, Lewis Co., Missouri

 NAME

 

< 5

5-9

10-14

15-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60-69

70-79

80-89

90-99

 MERRELL, David

Males

1

0

3

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

 

Females

1

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 

 1 Male

< 5

1836 1840

  =  Benjamin        (b: 1836)

 

 3 Males

10 14

1826 1830

  =  William           (b: 1825)
  =  Adolphus       (b: 1826)
  =  Robert            (b: 1828)

 

 1 Male

40 49

1791 1800

  =  David             (b: 1801)

 

 1 Male

60 69

1771 1780

  =  Unknown

 

 1 Female

< 5

1835 1840

  =  Narcissa         (b: 1839)

 

 2 Females

5 9

1831 1835

  =  Mary               (b: 1831)
  =  Elizabeth        (b: 1833)

 

 1 Female

40 49

1791 1800

  =  Elizabeth        (b: 1798)

 

1850 Federal Census Data (M432_0910, Page 95A), Not Stated, Dallas Co., Texas,
                                                                                                                   Enumeration Date: 20-Dec-1850, Family #342

 NAME

Age

Sex

 Occupation
or Trade

Real Estate

POB

In Sch.

Marr.
W/I Yr.

D, D, B, I,  I, P, or C

 MERRELL, David

49

M

 Farmer

$1,200

NC

 

 

 

               Elizabeth

51

F

 

 

NC

 

 

 

               William W

24

M

 

 

NC

 

 

 

               Adolphus

23

M

  

 

NC

 

 

 

               Robert

21

M

 

 

NC

 

 

 

               Mary J

19

F

 

 

NC

 

 

 

               Elizabeth K

17

F

 

 

NC

 

 

 

               Benjamin P

13

M

 

 

MO

 

 

 

               Narcissa M

11

F

  

 

MO

 

 

 

               David A

7

M

 

 

MO

 

 

 

In 1860, their son William's boy was living with them.

1860 Federal Census Data (M653_1292, Page 382), Justice Precinct 8, Dallas Co., Texas,
                                                                                                                         Enumeration Date: 14-Aug-1860, Family #576

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation
Or Trade

Real Estate

Pers. Estate

POB

In Sch.

Marr
W/InYr

D, D, B, I,  I, P, C

 MERRELL, David

59

M

W

 Farmer

$6,664

$2,755

NC

 

 

 

               Elizabeth

62

F

W

 

 

 

NC

 

  

 

               Alexander

17

M

W

 

 

$400

MO

 

 

 

               William A

12(9)

M

W

 

$3,580

$1,265

TX

X

 

 

In 1870, their son William's boy & son Aldolphus' daughter was living with them.

1870 Federal Census Data (M593_1605, Page 477B), Justice Precinct 3, Tarrant Co., Texas,
                                                                                                                     Enumeration Date: 14-Jul-1870, Family #79

NAME

Age

Sex

Col

Occupation or Trade

Real Estate

Per. Estate

POB

In
Sch

Marr
In Yr

D, D, B, I, I, P, or C

 MERRELL, D(avid)

70

M

W

 Farmer

$300

$250

NC

 

 

 

                E(lizabeth)

72

F

W

 H Servant

 

 

NC

 

 

 

                D(avid) A

28

M

W

 Farmer

 

 

MO

 

 

 

                W(illiam) A

19

M

W

 

 

 

TX

 

 

 

                M(ary)

11

F

W

 

 

 

TX

 

 

 

By the 1880 census, Elizabeth had just died and David was living with their son David and his family.
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Sources:    

1) Biography:  A Short Record and Autobiography of the Garrison Family of North Carolina and Their Descendants, by Thomas Garrison Stansberry