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Merrill, Sophia

Female 1829 - 1918  (89 years)


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  • Name Merrill, Sophia 
    Born 1829  Glenvale, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1851  Camden East, Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1861  Moscow, Camden Twp., Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 12 Mar 1918  Portland, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I205  VANVALKENBURGH
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2020 

    Family VanValkenburg, Paulus,   b. 17 Mar 1798, Fonda, Montgomery Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1881, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. VanValkenburg, Catherine,   b. 18 Jan 1848, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1884, Portland, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [Natural]
     2. VanValkenburg, Meribeth,   b. 24 Dec 1850, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1940, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [Natural]
     3. VanValkenburg, John Trompour,   b. 12 Feb 1854, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Sep 1939, Bobcaygeon, Verulam Twp., Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Natural]
     4. VanValkenburg, Samuel,   b. 18 May 1856, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1887, Thurlow Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [Natural]
     5. VanValkenburg, Jesse,   b. 1860, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     6. VanValkenburg, Paul,   b. 24 Feb 1860, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1928, Thurlow Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Natural]
     7. VanValkenburg, Thomas,   b. 18 Apr 1864, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Nov 1903, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)  [Natural]
     8. VanValkenburg, Zara,   b. 03 Oct 1865, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1944, Belleville, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Natural]
     9. VanValkenburg, William,   b. 18 Jun 1867, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1904, Thurlow Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [Natural]
     10. VanValkenburg, Martha,   b. 12 Jul 1874, Moscow, Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1910, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F86  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1829 - Glenvale, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    GRAVE of Sophia Merrill VV (1823-1918)
    GRAVE of Sophia Merrill VV (1823-1918)
    Moscow Quaker Cemetery, Camden Twp., Lennox-Addington Co., Ontario, Canada

    Histories
    History notes written in 1938 about Meribeth VV-Veley (1850-1940)
    History notes written in 1938 about Meribeth VV-Veley (1850-1940)

    Unsourced, found in the VV family file at Lennox-Addington Archives. "A Remarkable Old Lady".
    VanValkenburgh & related families found in transcripts of the Bay of Quinte area records of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), 1798-1850
    VanValkenburgh & related families found in transcripts of the Bay of Quinte area records of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), 1798-1850

    Links to transcripts of the Registers and Minute Books of the Adolphustown/West Lake Yearly Meeting from the Quaker Archives & Library of Canada.
    5 - 'Ninth Generation' - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd
    5 - "Ninth Generation" - from the Research Collection of Paul E. VV, 3rd

    See Overview and General Index

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    Census Records
    CENSUS-1871 - Paul VanValkenburg--Sophia Merrill
    CENSUS-1871 - Paul VanValkenburg--Sophia Merrill
    John T.,Samuel,Paul,Thomas,Zara,William
    Camden,Addington

    Maps
    Historical Atlases of the Moscow area of Camden Twp., Lennox & Addington Co. in 1860 and 1878.
    Historical Atlases of the Moscow area of Camden Twp., Lennox & Addington Co. in 1860 and 1878.
    Shows property of P. VanValkenburg in 1860, a house at the SW corner of Moscow village (suppose this is Lot 44). For modern location, enter 44.428815,-76.807909 into Google Maps address bar.

    See a list of other nearby VV locations including Paulus VV's brother Gilbert's land at Varty Lake to the south. Also note the location in Moscow of the Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, and the cemeteries on either side of the road leading south.

    Reproduction of an original copy of the Map of United Counties of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Canada West, by H.F. Walling, Putnam & Walling Publishers, Kingston, C.W., 1860.

    Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, by J.H. Meacham & Co., Toronto, 1878.

  • Sources 
    1. [S37] 1851 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Addington-CamdenEast-VVPaul, Canada. "Census of 1851" (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Camden East, Addington County, Canada West (Ontario); Schedule: A; Roll: C-11712.
      Camden East, Addington Co., Canada West

      Paul Vanvalkenburg, 52 b. 1800 USA
      Suppiah, 24 b. 1827 Upper Canada
      Robinson, 19 b. 1832 Upper Canada
      Deborah, 13 b. 1838 Upper Canada
      Susan, 12 b. 1839 Upper Canada
      Katherine, 4 b. 1847 Upper Canada
      Miribeth, 2 b. 1849 Upper Canada


    2. [S65] 1861 Canada West census - ONTARIO-LennoxAddington-CamdenEast-AgPaul, Canada. "Census returns for 1861." Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. Ernestown, Lennox & Addington Counties, Canada West; Agricultural Schedules: C-1047 - C-1048.
      Camden East Township, Lennox-Addington Co., Canada West

      Paul Vamal Kenbergh Con 4 Lots 43 and 44

      * These lots are the SW corner of Moscow town crossroads.

      Ruber / Raulus Vanvalkenburgh, 62 b. 1799 Upper Canada
      Sophia, 33 b. 1828 Upper Canada
      Cattren, 12 b. 1849 Upper Canada
      Mary, 11 b. 1850 Upper Canada
      Minerva?, f, 16 b. 1845 Upper Canada
      John, 6 b. 1855 Upper Canada
      Samuel, 4 b. 1857 Upper Canada
      Paul, 2 b. 1859 Upper Canada
      Jesse, 1 b. 1860 Upper Canada