Joseph Abrew Merrick was born 2 June 1878 in Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia to James Robert Merrick (1842-1926) and Martha Louisa Gibbs (1846-1905) and died 27 February 1954 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Victoria May Merrick (1879-1967) 31 March 1901 in Branch Creek, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland.


Offspring of Joseph Abrew Merrick and Victoria May Merrick (1879-1967)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Albert Clenton Merrick (1904-1957) 13 January 1904 Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia 12 December 1957 Singleton, New South Wales, Australia
Joseph Bruce Merrick (1906-1908)
Ernest Milton Merrick (1907-1940)
Elvie Rita Merrick (1910-1970)
May Merrick (1914-?)
Macquarie Merrick (bef1915-1914)
Clifford Lloyd Merrick (1915-1960)
Elva Lorn Merrick (1919-1998)

Common ancestors of Joseph Abrew Merrick (1878-1954) and Victoria May Merrick (1879-1967)

  1. Edward Merrick (c1763-1839)
  2. Henry Gibbs (1793-1883)
  3. Joseph Merrick (1800-1875)
  4. Mary Anne Quigley (1816-1863)
  5. Mary Elizabeth Russell (1765-1840)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • AWT:db: ajmurphy, id: I126 — no longer available
  • AWT:db: leahb, id: I30755 — no longer available
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 24599/1878
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 4927/1901
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 4772/1954

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