Merriam, Edwin Elisha
Merriam, Edwin Elisha a Presbyterian minister, was born in Mason, Hillsborough County, N. H., in 1837. He graduated with honor at Amherst College, Mass., in 1858, and at Union Theological Seminary, N. Y., in 1863; was ordained and installed pastor of the Church in Salem, Wayne County, Pa., in 1864, where he died Feb. 17,1865. Mr. Merriam possessed superior qualifications for usefulness as a minister, and was much beloved as a pastor. See Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1866, p. 218.