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Biography

Joseph Merrick was born 2 February 1868 in Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia to Joseph Merrick (1845-1922) and Matilda Payne (1846-1927) and died 29 August 1937 in Scone, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Harriett Emma Benge (1867-1943) 25 June 1888 in Singleton, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.




Children


Offspring of Joseph Merrick and Harriett Emma Benge (1867-1943)
Name Birth Death Joined with
(unnamed) Merrick (c1889-1889)
Melvina Laura Merrick (1890-1910)
Joseph Hunter Edward Merrick (1891-1953)
Winter Wilfred Lawrence Merrick (1894-1971) 4 July 1894 Singleton, New South Wales, Australia 20 March 1971 Penrith, New South Wales, Australia Ruby Bella Kerr (1896-1958)

James Cyrus Gordon Merrick (1896-1977)
Reginald Thomas Merrick (1899-1987)
William John Merrick (1902-)
Edith Mary Matilda Merrick (1905-1987)
Clara Rita Irene Merrick (1908-)
Imelda E Merrick (1912-)



Namesakes of Joseph Merrick (1868-1937)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Joseph Merrick (1800-1875)North Richmond, New South Wales, Australia"Bungaraby" (Howes Valley), Wollombi, New South Wales, AustraliaEdward Merrick (c1763-1839)Mary Elizabeth Russell (1765-1840)Maria Jane Wood (1815-1898)
Joseph Merrick (1868-1937)Wollombi, New South Wales, AustraliaScone, New South Wales, AustraliaJoseph Merrick (1845-1922)Matilda Payne (1846-1927)Harriett Emma Benge (1867-1943)
Joseph Merrick (1845-1922)Richmond, New South Wales, AustraliaJerrys Plains, New South Wales, AustraliaJoseph Merrick (1800-1875)Maria Jane Wood (1815-1898)Matilda Payne (1846-1927)



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