The Merritt families of Virginia and allied associated families

by Lynne Slater Turner
Books/Monographs/Book with Film
Salt Lake City, Utah : L.S. Turner, [1987?-1988]
2 v. : ill.


Information of Merritt/Marriott/Merret, etc. families, chiefly in Virginia and North Carolina. Includes information of various lines from the early 1600s to 1800 and beyond. The author was searching for the parents of her ancestor, Edward Merritt of Stokes County, North Carolina, when she started compiling this information.

Includes indexes (listing Maret, Maryet, Marriot, Marriatt and many other variant spellings).

Includes Caraway, Clement (Clements, Clemmons), Hill, Marshall, Ragsdale, Swann (Swan), Tabb, Thatcher (Thacher), Warren and other families allied to a Merritt family.

Partial contents: v. 1. The Merritt families of Virginia and allied/associated families, 1635-1800: Merritt origins in England. Barbados and the Merritt families that went there in 1635. Lower Norfolk and Elizabeth City County Merrit families. Henrico County and Goochland County Merritts. South of the Appoxmatox. Along the Rapahannock River. Middlesex County, Westmoreland County, Stafford County and Fauquier County. Along the Mattapony River. Surry County Marriott/Merritt family. Spotsylvania County, Fredericksburg, Orange County and Culpeper County, Virginia. The Shanandoah Valley of Virginia. West Virginia. The Merritt men in the Colonial wars and the Revolutionary War -- v. 2. The Merritt families of North Carolina : also (South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee), 1700-1850: Merritt families in Albermarle County, Craven County, Tyrell County, Jones County, Pitt County, Carteret County and others. Edward Merrit of Stokes County, and his descendants who moved to SC, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Bute County, Warren County & Franklin County Merritt families, including descendants who moved to Tennessee and Missouri. James Merritt of Bute/Warren County, and Moore County, with descendants in Tennessee. Charles Merritt of Chowan/Bertie/Edgecombe, etc. and his descendants in NC, SC, Georgia and other states. John Merritt, son of Charles Merritt and descendants in NC, SC and Georgia. Includes Samuel Merritt of Chowan Precinct. Duplin & Sampson County Merritt; Wayne Co. and Columbus Co. Orange County, Chatham County, Alamance County, Wake County, Caswell County, Person County and Johnston County. Merritt families of Anson/Bowan/Wilkes County, Bladen County, Carteret County, Currituck County, Cumberland County, Granville County (1800 ) Mecklenburg County, Montgomer County, Hyde County, Rockingham County, Guilford County and several other counties. Misc. Merritt information. Georgia information.

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