BiographyWilliam John Edward Merrick was born 23 March 1871 in Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia to Joseph Merrick (1845-1922) and Matilda Payne (1846-1927) and died 6 June 1902 in Singleton, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Alice Taggart (1866-1926) 21 April 1891 in Singleton, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.
|Offspring of William John Edward Merrick and Mary Alice Taggart (1866-1926)|
|Verlie Eveline Merrick (1891-1970)|| |
|Walter Eagles Merrick (1893-1929)|| |
|Pearly May Merrick (1895-?)|| |
|Cyrus Bertram Merrick (1897-1984)|| |
|Laura Edith Merrick (1899-?)|| |
|Amy G Merrick (c1901-?)|
Some researchers have confused him with his cousin William John Merrick (1871-1938).