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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.


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  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


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