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Re: Isaac T Demeritt b. 1811 married to a Tamson H
Posted by: William Cates (ID *****4296) Date: December 11, 2007 at 20:04:24
In Reply to: Isaac T Demeritt b. 1811 married to a Tamson H by William Cates of 74

I have determined that Isaac Demeritt married a Tamson H Montgomery. Her parents were John and Abigail (Pitman) Montgomery. An artist named Joseph H Davis painted John and Abigail. Later a college of mine shared with me that he painted another picture of a yound woman TAMSON H MONTGOMERY! Both pictures are at the National Gallery of Art. NICE!! I have yet to determine who Isaac's parents are but will continue to look.

I was looking for clues for Isaac's parents when I found a reference in the following book: The Early Marriages of Strafford Co., NH Vol. 1 & II; R.S. Canney; Heritage Bks, 1995
"DEMERITT, Capt. Isaac, m. June 21, 1840, by S.P. Montgomery, Esq., Tamson H. Montgomery."

After some further research into Isaac's son Samuel P.M. I found several references on rootsweb.com making his full name Samuel Pitman Montgomery Demeritt. Samuel had a son who he named Roscoe Pitman. I have one more interesting find that note-worthy. A libarian from Barrington sent me an e-mail of a source that she had available: Graveyard of Barrington, New Hampshire, Compiled by members of The Barrington , N.H. Historical Society, c1976.

Section Three - Pine Grove Cemetery, page 125
Name Birth-Death Plot Lot
Alice M. Demerritt 1896- 21 4E
Betsey 1807-1879 21 4W
Isaac K. 1811-1886 21 4W
John W. 1883-1945 21 4E
Olive A. 1853-1871 21 4W
Samuel P. M. 1856-1933 21 5W
Sarah E. 1865-1941 21 5W
Tamson 1814-1898 21 4W

NOTICE Samuel, his parents Isaac and Tamson. BETSEY! Samuel's wife Sarah is mentioned and several children.

Any help in regards to Isaac would be greatly appriciated.


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