James Richard Merrick was born 11 February 1871 in Bungaraby, New South Wales, Australia to James Robert Merrick (1842-1926) and Martha Louisa Gibbs (1846-1905) and died 6 September 1929 in Singleton, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Haler Eliza Medhurst (1891-1963) 19 October 1909 in Reedy Creek, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland.


Offspring of James Richard Merrick and Haler Eliza Medhurst (1891-1963)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rachel Irene Merrick (1907-1979)
Cyril Victor Merrick (1910-1991) 30 March 1910 Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia 25 September 1991 Joyce Amelia Jackson (1915-2000)

Florence Louisa Merrick (1912-1982)
James Norman Merrick (1914-1974) 13 August 1914 Singleton, New South Wales, Australia 20 September 1974 Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Thelma Laurine Wilson (-1997)

Haler Maria Merrick (1915-2011)
Gladys Doreen Merrick (1917)
Bertha Laurel Merrick (1920-2008)
Ronald Lawson Merrick (1925-1983)
Ethel Daphne Merrick (1929-1929)

Common ancestors of James Richard Merrick (1871-1929) and Haler Eliza Medhurst (1891-1963)

  1. Edward Merrick (c1763-1839)
  2. Joseph Merrick (1800-1875)
  3. Mary Elizabeth Russell (1765-1840)

Namesakes of James Richard Merrick (1871-1929)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
James Merrick (1612-1708)St. David's, Pembrokeshire, WalesNewbury, Essex County, MassachusettsJohn Meyrick (1579-1650)Dorothy Bishop (1570-1650)Margaret Merrick (1616-1708)
James Norman Merrick (1914-1974)Singleton, New South Wales, AustraliaNewcastle Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaJames Richard Merrick (1871-1929)Haler Eliza Medhurst (1891-1963)Thelma Laurine Wilson (-1997)
James Richard Merrick (1871-1929)Bungaraby, New South Wales, AustraliaSingleton, New South Wales, AustraliaJames Robert Merrick (1842-1926)Martha Louisa Gibbs (1846-1905)Haler Eliza Medhurst (1891-1963)
James Richard Merrick (1868-1934)Muswellbrook, New South Wales, AustraliaMayfield, New South Wales, AustraliaEdward Merrick (1833-1925)Elizabeth Charlotte McKenzie (c1839-1895)Eva Ella Merrick (1890-1977)

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