Doctor Samuel Merriman M.D. ( the younger ) was born 25 Oct 1771. He was the only surviving son and heir of Benjamin Merriman. On 28 April 1799 he married his first cousin Ann Merriman, by whom he had three children;
(1) Samuel William John, who died unmarried.
(2) Ann, who married the Rev. John Ward in 1823.
(3) Hannah Eliza, who died unmarried at Marlborough House Sandown, Isle of Wight, 5 Nov, 1887.
He died at Brook St, Grosvenor Square, London, 22 Nov, 1852. For further information see “Dictionary of National Biography, Vol.XXXVII, page 293.
Ann Merriman was daughter and heiress to Dr. Samuel Merriman M.D. ( the elder ) of Marlborough and London. She was born in 1777 and was the only one of his 14 children to reach mature age.