• Contact

    Have a question? Email Me!
  • Get Social

  • Categories

  • Blog Archives

  • Header Photo Credit

    The Jubilee Singers. (1875). Image courtesy of the New York Public Library.
  • Advertisements

Nelson G. Merry arrested

The New York Times carried this story in 1866 of Nelson G. Merry’s arrest for marrying a William A. Johnson (white) and Josephine McConico (black)  Just another tidbit I’ve found as I research the Merry family.


Leave a comment


  1. Robert B. Hunter

     /  March 12, 2008

    This is great stuff you have uncovered.Keep it up.

  2. I am a Nashvillian,now living in Bowie, Md.

    Fisk 1956
    I found my grand father,s name in the Meharry 1901 book

    Bob Hunter


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: