Joseph Merrick was born 24 March 1845 in Richmond, New South Wales, Australia to Joseph Merrick (1800-1875) and Maria Jane Wood (1815-1898) and died 1 July 1922 in Jerrys Plains, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Matilda Payne (1846-1927) 21 July 1865 at St Johns in Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.


Offspring of Joseph Merrick and Matilda Payne (1846-1927)
Name Birth Death Joined with
(unamed) Merrick (1866-1866)
Joseph Merrick (1868-1937) 2 February 1868 Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia 29 August 1937 Scone, New South Wales, Australia Harriett Emma Benge (1867-1943)

William John Edward Merrick (1871-1902) 23 March 1871 Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia 6 June 1902 Singleton, New South Wales, Australia Mary Alice Taggart (1866-1926)

Isabella Ann Merrick (1873-1908)
Charles Roland Merrick (1876-1967)
Alvina Matilda Merrick (1879-1965) 17 February 1879 Warialda, New South Wales, Australia 16 October 1965 Hamilton, New South Wales, Australia John Edward Merrick (1865-1945)

Thomas Merrick (1881-1881)
Rachel Elizabeth Merrick (1882-1960)
Harley Elma Steven Merrick (1886-1959)
Eva Ella Merrick (1890-1977) 1 November 1890 Singleton, New South Wales, Australia 1 March 1977 Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia James Richard Merrick (1868-1934)
Laban Thomas Medhurst (1893-1953)

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