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Mary Ann Sophia Merrick was born 8 September 1838 in Richmond, New South Wales, Australia to Joseph Merrick (1800-1875) and Maria Jane Wood (1815-1898) and died 25 June 1885 in Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married John Thomas Payne (1843-1910) 20 February 1865 at St Johns in Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.


Offspring of Mary Ann Sophia Merrick and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rebecca Merrick (1857-?)

Offspring of Mary Ann Sophia Merrick and John Thomas Payne (1843-1910)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Edward Payne (1866-1956)
Amelia Payne (1867-?)
Katie Ann Payne (1868-1884)
Edith A Payne (1869-?)
Robert Henry Payne (1870-?)
Laura Suzette Payne (1871-?)
Reuben G Payne (1874-?)
Ada Alvina Payne (1874-1960)
Mary Jane Payne (1875-?)
Roland Payne (1875-1960)
(unamed female) Payne (1876-1876)
Melvina Payne (1878-1952)
Burdell Payne (1880-1884)
Barrington Meredith Payne (1883-1884)

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