Merrick, John Austin, Dd
Merrick, John Austin, D.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was a missionary in 1853, in Fort Ripley, Minnesota; in 1857 he was rector in Paris, Kentucky, being pastor of St. Peter's Church, and professor of Oriental and Biblical literature in Shelby College. In 1865 he became rector of St. Luke's Church, Hastings, Minnesota; in 1866 was president of the Sewanee Mission and Training School, in Winchester, Tennessee. The next year he went to San Jose, California, as a missionary. The year following he was a professor in St. Augustine College, Benicia. In 1870 he was officiating in Martinez; in 1872 he removed to West Farms, N.Y., where he resided without charge until his death, July 16, 1877, aged fifty years. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1878, page 169.