BiographyWilliam John Merrick was born 11 February 1871 in Bungaraby, New South Wales, Australia to James Robert Merrick (1842-1926) and Martha Louisa Gibbs (1846-1905) and died 12 August 1938 in Singleton, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Lilian May Medhurst (1889-1971) 28 November 1908 in Singleton, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland.
Some researchers have confused him with his cousin William John Edward Merrick (1871-1902).
Common ancestors of William John Merrick (1871-1938) and Lilian May Medhurst (1889-1971)